Cassville realtor Stormy Holtzman has announced her candidacy for the office of Barry County public administrator.
Holtzman has worked in the real estate business for over 14 years and owned and operated Seven Valleys Realty in Cassville for 11 years. She recently closed the realty office in order to focus on her campaign for public office.
"I will need the time available to run a successful campaign," said Holtzman. "Getting out and meeting all the citizens of Barry County will take a lot of time."
Holtzman has moved her broker and salesperson license to RE/MAX Flat Creek Realty in Cassville.
With experience in liquidation and disbursement of assets, Holtzman believes she is a viable candidate for the office of public administrator.
"As a real estate broker/owner, I have dealt with the public in both good and bad situations and have always done so with honesty and respect," said Holtzman. "I have knowledge and experience in working with people and making tough decisions while being compassionate.
"This community has been good to me," said Holtzman. "I feel it is time to give back to my community, and I want to use my knowledge, experience and leadership skills to serve the citizens of Barry County."
During her career, Holtzman has listed and sold over $60 million worth of property. In 2004, she received the NRCC Business Woman of the Year Award. She has also received master service and leadership awards.
Most recently, Holtzman completed the Missouri Association of Realtors Academy, which only around a dozen realtors are invited to take part in each year.
Holtzman is a Barry County native and a 1995 alumna of Exeter High School. She currently serves as the Cassville Rotary Club's secretary and has been active in many other local organizations.