PRESS RELEASE from Romney for President


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June 20, 2011


Boston, MA – Mitt Romney today welcomed the support of respected Colorado leaders who will serve on his leadership committee.
“I am proud to earn the support of so many well respected Colorado leaders,” Mitt Romney said. “I look forward to working with them during my campaign to promote job creation, balance our exploding budgets, and reverse President Obama’s failed policies.”  
Announcing his support, Sen. Hank Brown said, “Mitt Romney has the proven record to pull our economy out of this downturn. His extraordinary success in both the private and public sectors will help provide the leadership our country needs to restore our economy and the American spirit.”

Members Of Mitt Romney’s Colorado Leadership Committee:
Senator Hank Brown Is A Former U.S. Senator And Past University Of Colorado President.  Brown has served Colorado in the State Senate and the U.S. House Of Representatives. Following his retirement from the U.S. Senate, Brown became the President of the University of Northern Colorado and went on to serve as President of the University of Colorado.
Governor Bill Owens Served As Colorado Governor From 1999 To 2007. During his time as Governor, Owens fought for lower taxes and education reform. Owens has served in the Colorado House of Representatives and the Colorado State Senate. In 1994, Owens was elected Colorado Treasurer.
Senator Wayne Allard Is A Former U.S. Senator First Elected To The U.S. Senate In 1996. Allard was reelected in 2002 and retired in 2009. During his Senate career, Allard was a champion for reducing spending and lower taxes. Allard also served in the U.S. House of Representatives and Colorado State Senate. During his time in the Colorado State Senate, Allard continued his practice as a full time veterinarian.
Attorney General John Suthers Was Appointed In January 2005. After two years in office, Suthers won the Attorney General election in 2006 and won reelection in 2010. Suthers was nominated by President Bush in 2001 to become United States Attorney for the District of Colorado and was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate. He is also the former head of the Colorado Department of Corrections.
Congressman Bob Beauprez Served In The U.S. House Of Representatives From 2003 To 2007.  During his time in the U.S. House, Beauprez served on the Small Business Committee and the Ways and Means Committee. Beauprez is the former chairman of the Colorado Republican Party. Prior to his chairmanship, Beauprez worked in banking, land development and the dairy industry. Beauprez now operates a buffalo ranch in the Colorado mountains.
Claudia Beauprez Is A Member Of The University of Colorado Hospital Foundation Board Of Directors. Beauprez has worked in banking, real estate, and the dairy industry. Currently, she helps operate a buffalo ranch in the Colorado mountains. She is the wife of former Congressman Bob Beauprez.
Walker Stapleton Was Sworn In As Colorado Treasurer In January 2011. As Treasurer, Stapleton is in charge of investing Colorado’s tax dollars and oversees the unclaimed property division. Stapleton has a background in business where he served as CEO and CFO of several publicly traded companies.
University Of Colorado Regent-At-Large Steve Bosley Has Served On The University Of Colorado Board Of Regents Since 2004. Bosley is a founding member of the Deming Entrepreneurship Advisory Board in the University Of Colorado Leeds School of Business. In addition to his work with the university, Bosley has over thirty years of experience in the banking industry.