Michael has been an Orland Park resident since 2004, but he has been an active part of the community for over 40 years. Michael spent his childhood summers and Christmas breaks with his grandparents in Orland Park. Michael lives with his wife Heather and their two children, Kevin and Tyler. Kevin and Tyler currently attend Carl Sandburg High School, are products of Orland Park grade schools, and have been active in several school, recreational, and traveling sports teams. Michael has given back to the community by coaching for the Orland Park Pioneers wrestling and football teams, Orland Youth Athletics Baseball, Orland Park Warriors Baseball, Church of Nazarene Recreation, and the Lincoln-Way Wrestling Club.
Today, Michael serves as the Vice Chairman of the Economic Development Advisory Board. He also chairs the Technology Commission. Michael has worked on several exciting projects including the Smart Cities Initiative and Orland Park’s proposal to Amazon. He also regularly conducts face to face visits with our local businesses.
Michael earned his Bachelor of Arts in 1999 and his Master of Science in Management Information Systems from Governors State University in 2001. Michael has worked in the technology field since 1995. Michael worked as technology consultant, leading a successful Enterprise Services consulting practice for a Schaumburg-based company and held positions in several industries including retail, banking, financial markets, insurance, and manufacturing. Michael currently works for IBM as a Business Development Executive providing transformational solutions to his clients focusing on their business outcomes.
With years of hard work and community service under his belt, Michael believes it is time for new energy in Orland Park. This election is about the future of Orland Park and keeping it moving forward to meet the challenges of today and the future. Michael R. Milani embodies the bold, energetic, vibrant leadership that will make Orland Park stand out as “The Crown Jewel of Chicago’s Southland”.