Schory: Where did you grow up?
Schory: Do you have any pets?
Kessler: Two golden retrievers, Geddy and Leo.
Schory: Who would play you in the movie of your life?
Kessler: Brad Pitt.
Schory: First job?
Kessler: At the Ground Round in Elmhurst.
Schory: As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Kessler: I wanted to be a doctor but became an entrepreneur of wine and art.
Schory: Favorite charity?
Kessler: Feed My Starving Children.
Schory: Favorite ice cream flavor?
Kessler: Mint chocolate chip.
Schory: Favorite local restaurant?
Kessler: Romano Mercato Italiano in St. Charles.
Schory: What is an interesting factoid about yourself?
Kessler: I was the first one in my family to go overseas. I went to Germany for the Army.