March 1

Leon (Yilin) Chen

Leon (Yilin) Chen

Department: Finance Hometown: Shanghai, China Roommates (family, friends, pets):  I live with my wife, Cherry.   What are your guilty pleasures (junk food/TV/etc.): I watch a lot of videos on YouTube. Most of them are table tennis videos, because it’s my hobby. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?.

February 14

Kathy Dale

Kathy Dale

Department:  Management Hometown:  Lake Crystal, MN Roommates (family, friends, pets):  I have my husband, Bob, and three teenage sons: Dillon, Jake, and Nick. We also have a dog, Reggie. Guilty pleasures:  Chocolate covered caramels and potato chips. Eating those and watching TV would be my guilty pleasures. As a child, what did you want to.

February 5

Basil Janavaras

Basil Janavaras

Department: Marketing & International Business Hometown:  Athikia, Corinthia, Greece Roommates (family, friends, pets): I have a wife, Linda, who was a MSU grad in Biology and Home Economics. What are your guilty pleasures (junk food/TV/etc.): I work a lot. I’m a workaholic. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?.

January 22

Marvin Mills Maddox Jr.

Marvin Mills Maddox Jr.

Department:  Marketing/International Business Hometown:  Louisville, KY Roommates (family, friends, pets):  No, I’m going solo. What are your guilty pleasures (junk food/TV/etc.): I don’t own a television, so I’m probably unique in that respect. You’d probably see me at the rec. center three or four times a week working out or occasionally watching TV there. As.

December 14

Marilyn Fox

Marilyn Fox

Department: Management (MBA Director) Hometown: Springfield, Missouri Roommates: Champion Giant Schnauzers Libby and Kobe. (Libby has won an award at Westminster) Guilty pleasures: Snacks in the afternoon between five or six o’clock. Chips, dip, whatever is in the house…things that you shouldn’t eat! As a child, what did you want to be when you grew.

December 14

Joseph Reising

Joseph Reising

Department: Finance Hometown: Rochester, Minnesota Roommates: My wife Judy and a Shih Tzu named Kylie What are your guilty pleasures: Can I say sleep? I actually enjoy playing golf, though I’m not very good at it. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? Astronaut What was your major in.

December 14

Rodney Hiel

Rodney Hiel

Department: Management Hometown: Roseville – Twin Cities Roommates (family, friends, pets): My wife and I live in Woodberry and we will be having our first child in the coming days.** What are your guilty pleasures (junk food/TV/etc.): A Sunday afternoon Viking’s game. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?.

December 14

William Brown

William Brown

Department: Accounting & Business Hometown: Sioux Falls, SD Roommates (family/friends/pets): I’ve been married 12 years to my wife, Bonnie. What are your guilty pleasures (junk food/TV/etc.): I wish I had more. I’m too straight. It would probably have to be an extra stout Guinness. As a child, what did you want to be when you.

December 14

Penny Herickhoff

Penny Herickhoff

Department: Business Law** Hometown: Albert Lea, MN Roommates (family, friends, pets): I share my life with a Mini Doxie named Sadie. Guilty pleasures: Hot fudge sundaes would qualify and I love bread of all kinds. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? I probably wanted to be a pioneer.