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Lional Mallicote says he's the right choice ~ at the right time

May 5th, 2014 3:00 pm by Submitted by the Candidate

Lional Mallicote says he's the right choice ~ at the right time

Lional Mallicote ~ Candidate for Register of Deeds in Sullivan County

My name is Lional Mallicote and I am running for Register of Deeds for Sullivan County. I am a lifelong resident of Sullivan County and live in Bristol, Tenn. I graduated from Tennessee High School in 1974, and attended Virginia Highlands Community College. I have over 20 years of community service as a volunteer officer and treasurer of the Bristol TN Police Auxiliary. I am engaged to my very best friend. I adopt or rescue dogs, and have three wonderful companion rescued dogs.

Sullivan County is my home and always will be. I love the mountains and the trees. I grew up gardening with the family. My work ethic was developed early, and it involved long hours and hard work, helping my Dad raise cattle and put up hay. I continue today with my own herd of Angus cattle. I learned to cook early, and enjoy cooking and sharing with my family and friends, so on my 50th and my grandfather's 75th birthdays, I cooked whole hogs for everyone to enjoy. My grandfather never let you leave his home without sharing a meal with him, so I learned that from him.

I worked 29 years at Mallicote Printing, Inc., managing for 18 of those, and was responsible for 30 employees. I was founder and publisher of Inside Track Magazine, a leading NASCAR publication with a national distribution. I created Motorsports Models and Hobbies, a store that developed products, and sold or distributed them nationally as well. My father owned many properties and, while helping him, I earned years of experience researching titles, buying and selling, and recording of those deeds. I have been licensed since 2003 as an insurance professional in Tennessee and Virginia. I have accreditations in Property, Casualty and Bonds. I am currently a regional agent for Sanford and Sons Bonding of Knoxville.

I am the Right Choice: As a small business owner and manager, I have taken a conservative approach to my leadership roles. I started in the family printing business as a senior in high school and worked throughout all the departments. When I went into management, I learned you have to do more with less in order to make the business profitable. Government forgets that. A small business must adhere to a budget and live within its limits. Sullivan County must do the same. I will bring sound financial leadership skills required to manage this office.

Now is the Right Time: I am running for Register of Deeds because I want to serve my local community, and I have the time and experience to do so. My family is grown, so I have no business or family interests that will interfere with the integrity or the professionalism this office and the citizens deserve. I am ready to go to work for all the citizens of Sullivan County.

I will be in my office, present at all times to serve you. I will have an open door policy for everyone. I will strive to streamline research and recording of deeds. I will look for innovative ways to save taxpayers money while maintaining the service they expect. I will ensure the Register's Office is user-friendly and operates at peak efficiency to deliver the level of quality service our citizens deserve.

I am asking for your support and vote. I ask that you put aside any party or political loyalty, and vote for the candidate who will best represent you and your family.

The Right Choice, the Right Time for Sullivan County...Lional Mallicote

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