About Mickey

Mickey Straub

Mickey Straub was elected the Mayor of Burr Ridge, Illinois in April of 2013.  Nicknamed “Mayor Mickey,” he is a husband, parent, writer, patriot, God-loving businessman, Catholic, keynote speaker and author.

Burr Ridge is known as “A Very Special Place” because “it has very special people,” according to Mayor Mickey. To ensure that continues, his Village goals are to:

  • Preserve the Quality of Life
  • Prepare for the Future
  • Provoke Prosperity

Mickey was born and raised in Pennsylvania and received a degree in Criminology and Political Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He started his career as a Special Agent with the U.S. Department of Defense in both Washington D. C. and Los Angeles then spent fourteen years in the insurance and financial services industry.

SAM - Sales Activity Management

Mickey is also the president of Sales Activity Management, Inc. (SAM), a faith-based company in Burr Ridge, Illinois that was founded in 1995 to “make a difference” in peoples’ lives and careers. SAM provides custom performance management tools nationwide to help clients achieve their goals and has over 50,000 clients annually nationwide.