Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Roger Malouf seeks Republican nomination for Roanoke City Commissioner of the Revenue

Roger Malouf seeks nomination for Roanoke City Commissioner of Revenue

Roger Malouf seeks nomination for Roanoke City Commissioner of Revenue

JUST IN: In a unanimous decision tonight by the Roanoke City Republican Committee, Roger Malouf will be the Republican candidate for the Commissioner of Revenue. He will face incumbent Democrat Sherman Holland. This is the only Republican that has stepped forward. No one for Treasurer or Commonwealth Attorney. See who he is and check the link to his website. He is also on facebook.


May 8: The Roanoke City Republican Committee will be holding a Mass Meeting May 15th to elect candidates for Commissioner of the Revenue, Treasurer, Commonwealth Attorney, and Delegate for District 11. Roger Malouf is the only candidate that has filed. He is seeking the nomination for Commissioner of Revenue to challenge incumbent Democrat Sherman Holland.

Malouf is a lifelong resident and native of Roanoke City. From his website:

His family members were founding parishioners of St. Elias Catholic Church where he has worshiped and served his whole life.  As a member of St. Elias Catholic Church, he served as President of the Men’s Club and Parish Council.  He was one of the founders and organizers of the now popular Lebanese Festival.  He continues to serve as a guitarist and vocalist for the St. Elias Choir. And yes, he was an altar boy (for two Catholic churches).

Roger served as past committee chair for the Boy Scouts Troop 138 at St. Elias Church.  He created and ran Civic Night for the Knights of Columbus honoring the police officer, fireman and EMS officer of the year in Roanoke City, County, Vinton and Salem.

Roger is a passionate hunter and fisherman.  He loves the shooting sports in every form from pistols and rifles to shotguns and archery. Roger is a lifetime member of the NRA.

Roger graduated BBA “Cum Laude” from Roanoke College in 1977.  While at Roanoke College, Roger was on the debate team and was named in the “Who’s Who Outstanding American College Students”.  He joined the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, Blue Key Society, and held the office of Warden and Chapter advisor. He was the treasurer of the Inter Fraternity Council.

After graduating Roger went to work at the family business, the Double Cola Bottling Company, where he worked until 1986 as a sales manager and personnel trainer in marketing retail and wholesale sales.

In 1986, Roger left Roanoke for a short period to study and then worked at PaineWebber on the Philadelphia Stock Exchange.  While there he graduated number one in his class.  He received a special commendation for NASD for having one of the highest test scores on record.  He trained in stocks, direct placements, options, bonds, retirement and financial planning, municipals bonds, life/health insurance products and annuities.

In 1989 Roger became a stated licensed registered investment advisor (RIA).  Roger was one of the first people in Roanoke to earn this designation under the Investment Advisor’s Act of 1989.  He was qualified to give independent specific investment advice in financial securities insurance products and financial planning using financial products.  Since 1979 Roger invested on his own behalf and on behalf of others… millions of dollars in residential, commercial and Smith Mountain Lake Resort properties. Roger has been a professional REALTOR/Broker since 1994.  Since 2001 Roger has been a professional property manager of residential and commercial real estate.

Roger served on the board of directors of the Roanoke Valley Association of Realtors (RVAR) from 2002 until 2006.

Roger is currently serving as a member of the Board of Zoning Appeals of Roanoke City.


Posted By Valerie Garner

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