Nashville, Tenn. – February 11, 2015 – Bob Mendes, local business attorney and business owner, today announced his run for Metro Council At-Large. Mendes plans to formally launch his campaign at the end of February.
“I love Nashville, and so, encouraged by family and friends, I have decided to run for Council At-large. My decades of experience as a Nashville attorney have given me a deep understanding of the issues facing the community and allowed me to build relationships with citizens across the city,” said Mendes. “I am excited by the opportunity to build upon the success and growth Nashville has experienced in recent years and to make this great city an even better place to live.”
In advance of the launch, he has appointed Maria Salas as campaign treasurer. “I’m proud to support Bob,” said Salas. “I have known him for years and not only is he a man of principle and great integrity, but he also has the vision and business experience to move Nashville forward.”
Mendes has lived in Nashville for 20 years. In 2014, he launched his own law firm, Waypoint Law, which handles transactions, litigation and insolvency cases. Prior to launching Waypoint, Mendes was a member at Frost Brown Todd, a full-service law firm serving some of America’s top corporations and emerging companies. He currently is the chair of the board of Nashville Electric Service, and the chair of the finance committee for Father Ryan High School. He was a member of Leadership Nashville’s class of 2013, and served as president of the Nashville Bar Association in 2011. He and his wife Sue live in the Hillsboro-West End neighborhood with their two daughters.
Mendes’s campaign website will launch later this month. In the meantime, please contact him by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (615) 414-4706.