Batavia resident Mike Hanrahan, 53, was working at his Shelter Insurance office in Batavia when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? Alton
Pets? An Italian greyhound named Penny
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Robert Redford
First job? Paperboy
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A cop. I sell insurance instead.
A book you’d recommend? “A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail” by Bill Bryson
Favorite charity? American Diabetes Association
Hobbies? I referee basketball and umpire softball.
Favorite local restaurant? East China Inn in Batavia
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I made a commercial when I worked for Country Insurance in 2005 with Mark Carlson that went national. His fishing boat sank, and he called to make sure his insurance was good.