Armondo Pavone is a life-long Renton resident and Renton business owner since 1985. His family has deep roots in Renton, his great, great grandfather was James Tonkin a Renton Business owner and his father John Pavone retired after serving 25 years on the Renton Police Department. Armondo and his wife Angela, live on Renton Hill and have two young sons. Armondo, Angela and their business partner Franco Phillips own and operate The Melrose Grill in Downtown Renton. He attended Shoreline Community College and is a Renton High School Graduate.