Lute Atieh

Office: City Council At-large
Status: Challenger
Party Affiliation:
City: St. Joseph

Lute Atieh is an internet Entrepreneur that lives in St. Joseph MO. He started his first business at the age of 15 and is now directly or indirectly involved in 8 businesses that range from start-ups and real estate to an Accredited Private University. These companies employ over 40 people in the community. Lute is a passionate community volunteer that takes an active role wherever he is needed. He has a personal interest in promoting and supporting education and training programs in the State of Missouri. As a result, he was the youngest member to be appointed to serve on the State of Missouri Department of Education proprietary advisory committee and also serves on the School Board of the Kansas City International Academy. Lute is an aviation enthusiast that serves on the Air Show Executive Committee for the St Joseph Air Show. He holds a private pilot's license and enjoys traveling with his wife Ellen who is a nurse at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph Missouri. The couple, both from the St. Joseph area, have pets and no children. They are planning to start a family in the near future, which is a primary motivator for their involvement in bettering the community they live and work in.