Biography

Public Service:

  • Mayor of the Village of Downers Grove, 2011 to present
  • Commissioner, Downers Grove Village Council, 2001-2009
  • Past President, DuPage Mayors & Managers Conference
  • Member, DuPage County Stormwater Management Committee, District 3 municipal representative
  • Board Secretary, DuPage Public Safety Communications (DU-COMM)
  • Board Member, DuPage Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Member, DuPage County Department of Public Health Mosquito Abatement Taskforce
  • Director, Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation
  • Ex-officio Director, Chamber 630 Chamber of Commerce
  • Precinct Committeeman, Downers Grove Township Republican Organization

Community Service:

  • Director, The Hundred Club of DuPage County
  • Advisory Council Member, Family Shelter Service
  • Board Member, Hope’s Front Door
  • Member, Downers Grove Lions Club
  • Member, Friends of the Edwards House
  • Founding Member, Grade School District 58 Education Foundation

 

 

Professional/Personal:

  • Founding Partner, Actuate Law LLC
  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D. cum laude
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, B.A.
  • Ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA, Illinois SuperLawyers, and Who’s Who Legal
  • 35+ year resident of DuPage County
  • Married to Shanon, with two terrific sons, Martin, Jr. and Ryan
  • Member, First United Methodist Church, Downers Grove