PRESS RELEASE from Romney for President


CONTACT: Romney Press Office

March 29, 2012

Boston, MA – Mitt Romney today announced the support of Michael Grebe.
“I am honored to have the support of such a committed Republican and outstanding citizen,” said Mitt Romney. “Michael has long been a great supporter of conservative causes and of his home state of Wisconsin. His endorsement coming just days before next week’s elections is significant, and his support will be important when we work to defeat President Obama in November.”
Announcing his support, Michael Grebe said, “Wisconsin is looking for a change in Washington. We need a committed conservative and a man who can lead our country during times of economic stagnation at home and uncertainty around the world. Mitt Romney has demonstrated the characteristics of a true leader throughout his life whether it was in business, at the Olympics, or as governor. I am proud to support him and look forward to working on his behalf in the days before the primary and in the fall when we will defeat President Obama.”
Background On Michael Grebe:
Michael W. Grebe is the President and CEO of the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation. He also served as Chairman of Governor Scott Walker’s 2010 campaign. Prior to joining the Bradley Foundation, Mr. Grebe was the Chairman and CEO of Foley & Lardner, one of the country’s largest law firms. Mr. Grebe is a former member and president of the Board of Regents for the University of Wisconsin System. Mr. Grebe is a former general counsel to the Republican National Committee and was the Republican National Committeeman for Wisconsin during 1984-2002.  Mr. Grebe's political career spans three decades, including positions as chairman of the Republican Party of Wisconsin, chairman of the Rules Committee of the Republican National Committee, state chairman for the Reagan-Bush campaign, state co chairman for the Bush-Quayle campaign, and member of the National Steering Committee to elect Ronald Reagan in 1980.