Mike Callis is a native of Lancaster County. He attended Ferrum College and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a degree in general business. After returning to the county, he worked with his father, Lewis A. Callis, in the oyster and farm supply business.
For the past 16 years he has been in the life and health insurance business. Mike is past chairman of Lancaster County Board of Supervisors, and has served on the Lancaster County Planning Commission, the Social Service Board, and the Northern Neck Planning Commission. He is a member of Lancaster Union No. 88 Masonic lodge, Bon Air Baptist Church, and has been Moderator of the Rappahannock Association.