Sam Yingling and his family are life-long residents of Lake County. They have deep roots in our community and have been small-business owners for three generations. Sam currently resides in Round Lake Beach.

Sam is a full-time state legislator who was sworn in on Janurary 14th for his third term. He currently serves on the Cities & Villages, Counties & Townships (Vice-Chairperson), Elections & Campaign Finance, Government Consolidation & Modern (Chairperson), Insurance: Health & Life, State Government Administration (Vice-Chairperson), Election Administration Subcommitte (Sub-Chairperson), State Government Subcommittee.

He graduated from DePaul University of Chicago where he studied Public Policy & Administration and Metropolitan Land Use (Urban Planning) and Political Science.

Sam served as Avon Township Supervisor and as President of the Round Lake Area Chamber of Commerce.