A historic building slated for the wrecking ball could get a friend in the Spokane City Council. Late last year, Washington State University-Spokane announced it would sell a 102-year-old warehouse called the Jensen-Byrd building so a development company could tear down the brick building and… Read more
A candidate for City Council Northwest seat (District 3), City of Spokane in the 2011 Washington General Election
Age: 61City: Spokane, WA
Occupation: Consumer products broker
Education: Graduated from Willowbrook High School in Villa Park, Ill. in 1972. Bachelor’s degree in business administration from University of Northern Colorado in 1976. Master’s in business administration from National University in Vista, Calif. in 1983.
Career: CEO of Salvatori-Scott, Inc., owns Spokane Entrepreneurial Center. Political: Ran unsuccessfully as Republican for Spokane County Commission last year. Vice chairman of Greater Spokane Inc.’s Small Business Council. Serves on several boards including, Spokane Public Market Board.
Family: Married. Has three adult children.
Last updated: Nov. 14, 4:59 p.m. Election results
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