A candidate for State Representative Pos. 1, Legislative District 21 in the 2010 Washington Primary Election
On this race: Elected Experience: Career businessman compelled to action by out of control spending. Ed is a family man. He has been married to Susan for 35 years. They have four children and 4 grandchildren. They are members of Mary Magdalen Parrish.
Other Professional Experience: Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer highlight a 35 year career of executive positions in General Management, Product Development, Marketing and Finance. Ed built a career turning around and growing distressed companies.
Education: Bachelors, Political Science; Masters, Public Administration; Masters, Business Administration
Community Service: Former Snohomish County Trustee, YMCA; current Board Member of the National Association of Corporate Directors
Statement: Ready to lead, ready to govern, Ed is endorsed by Rob McKenna, Dino Rossi, House and Senate minority leadership and Mukilteo Mayor Joe Marine. Washington State is in financial crisis. I will fight to rein in out of control spending, establish pay as you go and priorities of government spending controls, and limit taxes. With a 10% unemployment rate, anti business environment and high school dropout rate of 30%, I will fight for a business environment that creates jobs and an education system that prepares our children for jobs of the future. I would be honored to have your vote.