The Seattle Times

“Orion has proven leadership skills, plus valuable perspective on what it’s like for residents, nonprofits and small-business owners to interact with City Hall.”

– The Seattle Times

Seattle Fire Fighters IAFF Local 27

Seattle Hospitality for Progress

King County Realtors

Civic Alliance for a Sound Economy (CASE)

Washington Technology Industry Association



Dow Constantine, King County Executive 

Jamie Pedersen, WA State Senator

Reuven Carlyle, WA State Senator

Tom Albro, former Port Commissioner

Tim Burgess, former Mayor of Seattle and Seattle City Councilmember

Marko Liias, WA State Senator (21st LD, D)

Roger Zabinski, former Port Commissioner for Bremerton

“As a former mayor, I know that serving in elected office requires engaging in constructive dialogue and making tough decisions. It’s not about ideological purity or echo-chamber politics. It’s about delivering effective results for the city and neighborhoods you serve.” 

– Marilyn Strickland, CEO of the Seattle Metro Chamber



Aleksa Manila, prominent LGBTQ+ leader

Sarah Toce, award-winning journalist

Rachel Marshall, Rachel’s Ginger Beer

Catherine Miele, Virginia Mason*

Dr. Richard Ries, director of Outpatient Psychiatry and the Psychiatry Addiction Division at Harborview*

John Akamatsu, member of the Standing Advisory Committee for Kaiser Permanente*

*Organizations listed for identification purposes only.