Office of the County Executive
Steve Summers, County Executive

Meet the County Executive

Champaign County Executive Steve Summers

A lifelong resident of Champaign County, Steve previously served on the Champaign County Board from 2016-2022, where he also served as Vice -Chair (2020-2022). Steve also served on the Urbana School Board from 1995-2011). He earned his B.A. in Political Science from Illinois State University, and his M.P.A. from Sangamon State University (now University of Illinois-Springfield).

Steve was a co-owner of Milo’s and Escobar’s restaurants from 1997-2007. He’s been a proud member of LIUNA since 1977 and is a past President of Laborers Local 703. He is a member of 1st Presbyterian Church-Urbana.

His interest in public service began when his father Stan was elected to the Champaign County Board in 1972.

Steve and his wife Janet have two sons, Andrew and Brian.