Doden Announces Run For Mayor

By Scott Sarvay
By Max Resnik

January 5, 2011 Updated Jan 5, 2011 at 7:38 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - A Fort Wayne businessman officially threw his hat into the ring for Fort Wayne Mayor.

Republican Eric Doden joins County Councilwoman Paula Hughes and City Councilwoman Liz Brown as candidates in the May primary for mayor.

Doden will campaign on:
-Increasing jobs, local wages and innovation
-Improving quality of life
-Improving city government efficiency and transparency

Doden wants Fort Wayne to begin realizing its full potential by making it one of the best cities in the Midwest.

For the past two-plus years, Doden has served as the Director of Investments at Ambassador Enterprises, a Fort Wayne-based consulting, investment and private equity firm. Prior to joining Ambassador Enterprises, he led the distribution and fabrication arms of Ambassador Steel Corporation.

Doden graduated from Valparaiso University School of Law and from Hillsdale College with majors in business finance and Christian Studies. He is a member of the Fort Wayne Chapter of Executive Forums, a current board member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and a former board member of his local church. He and his wife, Maci, a Fort Wayne attorney, have been married for 12 years and have 4 children.

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