Name: G. Micheal Thompson Jr.
Occupation: principal agent/owner of Mike Thompson Insurance Agency
Birth date and place: March 7, Houston
Family: wife, Liberty; son, Ty, 17; daughters, Justice, 13; Addie, 8; and McKenna, 6.
The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: helping people protect their lives, families and their hard-earned treasurers.
My business philosophy is: As an agent, I will embrace my responsibilities to our members, my employees and the communities I serve.
If I could, I’d be a: rancher.
I’m so sick of: smartphones — no one has good face-to-face conversations anymore.
The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: Nolan Ryan, Patsy Cline, Ronald Reagan and Robert E. Lee.
My hobbies are: my kids and my home.
The last book I read was: Never Quit by Glen Cummingham.
I wish I knew how to: fly a plane.
My worst habit is: not finishing my honey-do list.
Nobody knows I: lived in Europe.
The person I most admire is: my great-grandfather.
My guilty pleasure is: chocolate and popcorn.
I drive a: Kia Optima.
I’d like to be driving a: a pickup truck.
My favorite restaurant is: Cozymels.
I’m happiest when: my kids laugh.
I regret: leaving the military early.
If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: Pay off my debt and buy a home in Belize.
If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: its growth rate.
When I retire, I plan to: travel, if I ever retire.
Community activities: Board of Directors for the Aubrey 380 Area Chamber of Commerce, served as a councilman for the town of Providence Village, served on the advisory board of Providence HOA, active in my church, member of Aubrey Middle School’s PTO, American Legion and Aubrey FFA.