Mike Loftus (Mle)
- Elk Grove Village IL
After studying business administration at Winona State University in Minnesota, Mike Loftus went on to start MLE Merchandising and Sign Solutions in 2002. Owning 100 percent of the stock and buildings where MLE operates, Mike Loftus continues to oversee operations and make final financial decisions for the company.
It was a major accomplishment for Mike Loftus to self-finance the company in his mid-twenties and have it grow to over $25 million in revenues today. The company has employees in 14 states and is a leader in sign manufacturing. Some of the services provided include helping businesses with refreshed interior or exterior signage, digital printing and installation, warehousing, and logistics for brands.
He is also a self-proclaimed grill master, using a grill to cook everything from breakfast to dessert. He enjoys creating food concoctions that change people’s perceptions of grilled food. Along with cooking, he follows the Notre Dame football team, the Chicago Cubs, the Chicago Bears, and college basketball.