Dr Michael Lee was born in Chicago, but has lived in Joliet since 1965. He is a graduate of Joliet West High School (1972), The University of Iowa (1976), and Loyola School of Dentistry (1981). He started in private practice with Dr Peter Nichols in July of 1981, became a partner in 1982 and became the sole owner in 1989.
He is a member of the American Dental Association as well as the Illinois and Will County Dental Societies. He is past President of the Easter Seal Society of Will Grundy and was one of the Co-Chairman of the campaign that led to the construction of The Easter Seal Center on Barney Drive.
He lives in Joliet with his wife of 39 years Susan, where they are members of The First Presbyterian Church and are involved with numerous civic organizations, including the YMCA, the Holly Club and the Morningstar Mission. They have three children. Michael Jr, an engineer with Exelon Nuclear; Christina, program director for the Joliet Area YMCA; and Melissa, a teacher for the Joliet Public Schools.They all enjoy travelling, scuba diving and GOLF!