Years served: 2007 - Present
Committee assignments: Criminal Law (Chairperson); Revenue (Vice-Chairperson); Energy; Education; Judiciary; Committee of the Whole; Advisory Committee On Ed. Funding.
Biography: Bachelor's degree and MBA from the University of Illinois Chicago; law degree from John Marshall Law School. Served as a corpsman in the U.S. Navy at Great Lakes Naval Hospital. Community volunteer with local organizations protecting the environment and assisting the homeless. Resides in Elgin with his wife, Veronica, and their two children.