Marlando Demonte Pridgen

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: Heritage Creek Way (link)

Age: 28

Incumbent or challenger? Challenger

Campaign website: None

Occupation and employer: Executive director, PositiveDirections for Youth and Families

Previous elective experience (including election campaigns):UNCG student body vice president, 2005-2006; candidate, UNCG, student bodypresident, 2006-2007

Civic and volunteer experience (including service on citycommissions and boards): Independent research, Greensboro Landmark Project;lobbying federal government to keep tuition from increasing; advocate fordowntown public transit

Education: Graduate, WestColumbus High School, Cerro Gordo, NC

Party registration: Unaffiliated (nonpartisan contest)

Where were you born? Whiteville

When did you move to Greensboro?2001

Paid consultants working on campaign: None (as of Aug. 21)

Campaign manager: None (as of Aug. 21)

Treasurer: Self

Articles about this candidate:

At-large candidates in Greensboro municipal election struggle to differentiate themselves (link)

Northeast Greensboro council incumbent challenges the challengers (link)