Seattle Fish Company Executive Chairman James Iacino has announced his candidacy for the US Congress in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District.

Derek Figueroa has assumed the CEO role and will also remain in his role as the company's president, according to Seattle Fish.

Iacino has been CEO since 2010 and has spent 21 years at the company. He represents the third generation of the Iacino family in the seafood business.

Figueroa sits on the board of the National Fisheries Institute (NFI) and is a board member of the Colorado Restaurant Association.