Mike Grillo, President of Road Rage Designs, grew up in the Chicago area.
After high school, he joined the Army where his unit assisted the space shuttle program by testing the satellites that were put in space. After the military, Mike received his degree in Electrical Engineering. During his college days, he worked for Modagraphics as a graphics installer. Mike later started his own graphics company called Action Graphics where he specialized in boat lettering and graphics at the larger marinas along Lake Michigan. In 1999, Mike moved his company to Northern Illinois in the Chain O'Lakes area and changed the name of the company to Road Rage Kustoms, which not only did graphics but also did vehicle customizing. In 2003, he partnered with Kris Harris and together they changed the company name to Road Rage Designs and focused strictly on vinyl graphics and design.
Besides be one of the owners of Road Rage, Mike is also a 3M and PDAA certified installer, and Road Rage is a test facility for Avery-Dennison.