Name: Dan A. Leal
Occupation: Executive director of the Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County
Birth date and place: March 9, Victoria
Family: wife, Kirstin (I’m not tellin’ her age); and sons, David, 17, and Marshall, 13.
The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: working with caring people who have a passion for providing justice and healing for abused children.
My business philosophy is: to serve others with responsiveness, accountability and teamwork.
If I could, I’d be an: executive director of a Children’s Advocacy Center.
I’m so sick of: people worrying more about “political correctness” than obedience to God and his word.
The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: Jesus Christ, my wife, Matt and Lauren Chandler.
My hobbies are: watching sports and defeating my wife at dominoes.
The last book I read was: the Bible
I wish I knew how to: listen better than I talk.
My worst habit is: watching too much sports.
Nobody knows I: can do some funny imitations.
The person I most admire is: the brave children who come to the Children’s Advocacy Center.
My guilty pleasure is: Grapes to Wine in Bartonville.
I drive a: 2006 Mercury Mariner.
I’d like to be driving a: 2011 Hunter Green Ford Escape.
My favorite restaurant is: Andaman Thai Restaurant.
I’m happiest when: my wife is happiest.
I regret: nothing because it was all [God’s] plan.
If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: Erase any and all debt.
If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: that we supported University of North Texas athletics better!
When I retire, I plan to: go on as many vacations as we can afford.
Community activities: Denton Rotary Club, Advisory Council for UNT School of Public Affairs and Community Services, and United Way volunteer.