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Personal profile: Chad Wayne Lock

Name: Chad Wayne Lock

Occupation: marketing specialist with DATCU


Birth date and place: Dec. 21; Tulsa, Okla.

Family: It’s my beautiful fiancee, Sarah Cantrell; my pup, Simon; and my kitty, Conrad.

The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: the ability to be creative every single day with wonderful co-workers.

My business philosophy is: Work hard and keep a positive attitude.

If I could, I’d be a: more involved photography hobbyist.

I’m so sick of: grumpy people.

The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: my fiancee, Sarah, the Avett Brothers and Chuck Palahniuk.

My hobbies are: design and photography.

The last book I read was: Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer.

I wish I knew how to: dive into water (I can swim, but for some reason I can’t dive).

My worst habit is: getting places too early.

Nobody knows I: am obsessed with podcasts.

The person I most admire is: my grandpa (he served in WWII).

My guilty pleasure is: Goldfish crackers.

I drive a: Mazda 3.

I’d like to be driving a: BMW, of course.

My favorite restaurant is: Thai Cafe in Stillwater, Okla.

I’m happiest when: it’s fall outside and I have some delicious coffee.

I regret: not traveling more.

If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: Take my dream trip to Oregon.

If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: absolutely nothing.

When I retire, I plan to: travel and volunteer.

Community activities: committee member for the Leader on Loan Program of United Way of Denton County, graphic consultant for Denton Animal Shelter Foundation and also provide design assistance to Serve Denton.