PRESS RELEASE from Romney for President
August 4, 2011

Sarah Nelson and Ryan Erwin Join Romney for President

Boston, MA – Romney for President today announced that Sarah Nelson will serve as Nevada State Director and Ryan Erwin will serve as a Senior Adviser.

“Sarah and Ryan will be the base for a strong team as Mitt Romney campaigns across Nevada,” said Romney for President Political Director Rich Beeson. “We are excited that they are joining Mitt Romney’s campaign to reverse President Obama’s failed policies and bring jobs back to Nevada.”

Background On Mitt Romney’s New Team In Nevada:

Sarah Nelson has worked on campaigns at every level ranging from state legislature to Presidential. During the 2010 election cycle, she served as Deputy Political Director for Meg Whitman’s campaign for Governor of California. In Nevada, Nelson was part of Lieutenant Governor Brian Krolicki’s 2006 campaign team, she worked on Mitt Romney’s 2008 campaign and most recently she helped manage Governor Brian Sandoval’s Inaugural.

Ryan Erwin returns as a Senior Advisor for Romney for President, a role similar to that in 2008 when he helped navigate a successful Nevada caucus effort for Governor Romney. Erwin has two decades of political experience guiding campaigns in more than twenty states and has held leadership positions on winning races at nearly every level. He has helped achieve victory for candidates and initiatives in some of the most contested races in the United States and has served as Executive Director of both the Nevada and California Republican Party organizations. Erwin is currently the President of RedRock Strategies, a public affairs and political consulting firm. RedRock Strategies has offices in Nevada and Texas.