Laramie County business leader Gunnar Malm will officially announce his candidacy for Laramie County Commissioner on Thursday, March 22.

The event will be held at 10 a.m. at the Nagle Warren Mansion in Cheyenne.

A Republican, Malm is a sixth-generation native of Laramie County. He graduated from Central High School and studied political science at the University of Wyoming, before starting his career as a realtor with Coldwell Banker The Property Exchange in 2008.

As a realtor, Malm has worked to protect private property rights and responsible land use. He's also served on numerous civic and professional boards, all with the goal of improving and protecting the interests of Laramie County residents.

Malm and his wife, Jessica Binning, reside in Cheyenne with their two dogs.