Key People-Rep. Ron Paul
Campaign for Liberty, Springfield, VA    ...501(c)4 lobbying org formed June 2008

(page updated February 13, 2011)

Honorary Chairman  Rep. Ron Paul

Chairman of the Board  Ronnie Paul

Oldest son of Ron Paul.

President  John Tate

Tate is a 26-year veteran of Republican politics and is founder and President of JFT Consulting, Inc.  He joined Rep. Ron Paul's 2008 presidential campaign as national political director, announced Jan. 26, 2008.  Vice president, membership for the Leadership Institute; worked there for four years.  14 years with the National Right to Work Committee, serving as Vice President from 1998 to 2004.  In 1996 Tate was the GOP nominee for Congress in Virginia’s 2nd CD.  Executive director of Right to Work organizations in California and Delaware.  Legislative director of the United States Defense Committee. A key organizer in Pat Robertson's 1988 presidential bid.  B.A. in history from the University of Virginia.

Senior Vice President  Jesse Benton

Campaign manager on Rand Paul's 2010 U.S. Senate race from May 2010.  Communications director on Rep. Ron Paul's 2008 presidential campaign starting in March 2007.  President of C.I.C Solutions, a Washington, D.C. based consulting firm.  Benton has served as press secretary at Americans for Tax Reform, communications director at the American Conservative Union, director of public policy and external affairs at the Performance Institute and communications director and policy consultant for the Liberty Coalition.  He has also worked on campaigns and in corporate and trade association government relations and external affairs.  Alumnus of Mary Washington College.  Native Philadelphian.

Secretary/Treasurer  Lori Pyeatt

Dr. Richard Hardoin

Vice President of Development  Steve Bierfeldt

Managed Amit Singh's campaign for congress in Virginia's 8th CD in 2008.  Field program director for a non-profit in Northern Virginia.  Graduate of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT, 2006.

Vice President of Programs  Matt Hawes

Vice President of State Operations  Debbie Hopper

Assistant campaign manager on Rep. Ron Paul's 2008 presidential campaign.