Stormin' Norman Sigler, the dimply dude pictured at left who was the first candidate to throw in against Mayor Greg Nickels, will publicly launch his campaign during happy hour this Thursday at the Belltown Buckley's (2331 2nd Ave., not to be confused wit the original Uptown Buckley's). Full details below/after the jump.
Norman Sigler entered the Seattle mayoral race last month with a clear and healthy platform, focused on the economy, transportation and education. For the past six weeks Sigler has been working quietly behind the scenes amassing a team of 35 skilled volunteers to run all aspects of his campaign.
"You don't have to throw money at all situations and problems," Sigler said. "You have to find the right talent and get them to the table."
Sigler, 41, relocated to Seattle six years ago for a position with Alaska Airlines. During his tenure, he oversaw a $250 million maintenance budget, from which he was able to shave $120 million in excess expenditures. He's also a small business entrepreneur, having founded the successful executive recruiting firm Norman Sigler & Associates. His executive search clients have included Deloitte Consulting, Expeditors International, The Trust for Public Land and the City of Seattle to name a few.
"I have always wanted to be mayor of a city," Sigler said, adding he sees numerous opportunities to positively enrich Seattle by building infrastructure to serve citizens well into the future.
Sigler's campaign is hosting an official kick-off event open to the public, starting at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, April 16 at Buckley's in Belltown, located at 2331 Second Avenue, Seattle.