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Personal profile: Douglas Alan Hay

Name: Douglas Alan Hay

Occupation: managing director of We Go Social, Denton


Birth date and place: Jan. 30; Columbus, Ohio

Family: wife, Connie, and daughter, Emma, 12

The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: seeing results from our work with local businesses.

My business philosophy is: Keep it simple and cost-effective; keep our customers in the lead in their business segment.

If I could, I’d be a: philanthropist.

I’m so sick of: negative comments.

The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: my father, Steve Jobs, Sam Walton and Bill Marriott.

My hobbies are: car collecting and boating.

The last book I read was: Start Something That Matters, by Blake Mycoskie, founder of Toms Shoes.

I wish I knew how to: play the piano.

My worst habit is: spoiling my daughter.

Nobody knows I: love to be a do-it-yourselfer.

The person I most admire is: the ones who find time to give back to the community.

My guilty pleasure is: desserts.

I drive a: Mercedes.

I’d like to be driving a: Mercedes with a no-cost warranty!

My favorite restaurant is: The Palm.

I’m happiest when: I am with friends.

I regret: not getting a law degree.

If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: Donate to all of the theater groups in Denton.

If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: Make the Interstate 35E construction project all happen in one week.

When I retire, I plan to: spend more time working with local nonprofits and help them grow.

Community activities: member, Denton Rotary Club; board member, Music Theatre of Denton, Health Services of North Texas and Opening Doors International Services; and active participant in local arts and theater groups.