A member of the Hundred Club of DuPage County’s Board of Directors since 1998, A. George Pradel has lived in Naperville since 1939.

He served his country as a United States Marine and then joined the Naperville Police Department in 1966. He progressed through the ranks to Lieutenant of Police and retired on April 30, 1995. In that same year he was elected the 40th Mayor of Naperville where he is currently serving his fifth term in the fifth largest City in Illinois.

In addition, Mayor Pradel serves on many advisory boards or as a member of several boards of directors. These groups include the Naperville Police & Fire Pension Boards, Illinois State Police Merit Board, North East Multi-Regional Training, DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference and the Naperville Development Partnership.

In his spare time, Mayor Pradel enjoys the Naper A’s Model A Ford Club, hunting and volunteering to help create a better quality of life for the children of Naperville and the region.