Village Manager, Grayslake, Illinois
Mike Ellis received his undergraduate degree from Bradley University (B.A., Political Science).
Mr. Ellis has worked for the Village of Grayslake since 1984.
tenure as the chief executive officer, he
was deeply involved in the organization development of a full service municipality while managing the growth of the community from 5,500 to 22,000 through the development of approximately 6,000 housing units and 2,500,000 square feet of non-residential building.
major responsibilities include oversight of the day-to-day operations of all Village departments including Administration, Finance, Community Development, Police, Recreation, and Public Works.
also represents the Village's various intergovernmental organizations including Central Lake County joint Action Water Agency
, and Lake County Municipal League
Mr. Ellis has served on Solid Waste Agency of Lake County Board of Directors since the agency's formation.