A life-long resident of Illinois who moved to McHenry County in 1980, Orv offers the Semper Fi loyalty and integrity of a Marine who fought in Vietnam, a National Guardsman and a life member of the NRA. With his wife, Anne, four children and 13 grandchildren, he has a deep appreciation for the importance of good jobs, affordable homes, good schools, safety, security and relief from the burden of onerous taxes.
An 18-year employee of the FAA, he’s seen and worked to cut bureaucratic waste. As President of Jukes and Shafer Inc, his business and financial acumen led the company to dramatic growth. A former business owner, he knows what it means to receive a paycheck and to sign paychecks. The 2nd Youngest Village President in Illinois history (Carpentersville), he knows how to ensure the government is working for the people. But, what do you really need to know about Orville Brettman?
He’s a true fiscal conservative and a political outsider who isn’t afraid to speak his mind and stand up for what’s right while never losing sight of his role as a servant of the people of McHenry County.