Burton Craig, Mayor

Burton Craig

Burton Craig comes to Monte Sereno from Florida, "The Sunshine State". He moved to Silicon Valley 25 years ago to be in the heart of technology and has lived in Monte Sereno since 1993. He has served on the Monte Sereno city council since 2010 currently serving his second term.

Burton has been in technology since his days at the University of Miami where he earned his Computer Information Systems degree. He got his started in the tech industry when he helped a friend open a computer store in Miami selling Apple II computers. He has since worked for companies that have shaped the technology industry, Ashton-Tate, Symantec, Apple, and Silicon Graphics. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer for a financial company.

Burton has always been interested in giving back to the community, he is currently a Scoutmaster for a Boy Scout troop and really enjoys working with boys to preparing them for the challenges of life. Before joining the City Council he also served as a Cultural Commissioner for Monte Sereno.

As a member of the city council, Burton represents Monte Sereno on the Santa Clara County JPA Library Board, our Youth Commission and the California League of Cities.

Burton enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and camping as well as trying to learn some of the musical instruments he's bought for his kids.