Mayor Shawn Pipoly

Shawn Pipoly, his wife, Carrie, and daughter, Alexandra, are all lifelong residents of the Brighton Area. Portrait-PipolyAll born and raised in Brighton and attended Brighton Area Schools. 

First elected to the Brighton City Council in 2009, to a 4 year term, and as of 2019 is currently serving as Mayor. His other city experience includes the Principal Shopping District Board, starting with its inception in 2005, serving as Treasurer and Vice Chairman until 2012. He was appointed to the Downtown Development Authority in 2007 and remains as a current board member. Most recently he was appointed to serve on the Brighton Area Fire Authority Board. Shawn owns The Shawn Pipoly Insurance Agency of Farm Bureau Insurance, which he started from scratch in 1988. His office is located in downtown Brighton. Shawn and Carrie enjoy spending time with their families and friends, especially entertaining at their home in downtown Brighton.

He is available and welcomes any questions or comments via email ( or at his office phone 810-227-6552.  Mayor Pipoly was elected Mayor in 2019 and  is currently serving a 4-year term, ending November 2023.