revised April 4, 2013)
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Romney for President | 13949 W. Colfax Ave., Suite 250 | Lakewood, CO 80401 [Denver West office park]
...grand opening June 16, 2012
State Director James Garcia
(announced May 1, 2012) Served as the campaign's
director during the primaries. Executive director of the Colorado
2009. Colorado Victory director from May 2008-Feb. 2009.
Regional manager for Saxby Chambliss' successful 2008 U.S. Senate
runoff campaign in Georgia. A
for the Rudy Giuliani
Presidential Committee in Iowa and Florida. A field director on
Shelley Sekula Gibbs for Congress, 2006; also assisted the Tom DeLay
Congressional Committee in Sugar Land, Texas. B.A. in political
science from the University of Houston, 2006.
Communications Director Ciara Matthews
(June 2012) Communications director on Gov.
campaign to avoid recall (June 5, 2012 election). Communications director at the
Susan B. Anthony List. Deputy communications director on Sharron
the Nevada Republican Party from Jan. 2010. Communications and
development at Nevada Right to Life. Graduate of
UNLV, 2008. twitter
Field Director Elissa Voccala
(June 2012) During the primaries served as
the campaign's Utah and Wyoming director, from Nov. 2011.
Political director at the Connecticut Republican Party, Aug.-Nov.
2011. Field manager on Tim Pawlenty for President, May-Aug.
2011. Legislative aide in the Connecticut House, Dec. 2010-May
2011. Political director on Sam Caligiuri for Congress, June-Nov.
2010. Field representative on Simmons for U.S. Senate, Nov.
2009-May 2010. Degree in political science, history, communications
from Western Connecticut State University, 2010; earlier studied at
(June 2012) Legislative staffer for Congressman Jason Chaffetz, Jan.-June 2012. Attended Brigham Young University and Texas Tech.
DIrector (Colorado Springs)
(June 2012) Field
Perkins for Congress (VA), Sept. 2011-May 2012. Campaign director
at Patricia Phillips for State Senate (VA), 2010-11. Campaign
manager on Brian Meshkin for State Senate (MD), 2010; and campaign
staff Pat McDonough for State Representative (MD), 2009-10.
Campaign staff on Kerry Bolognese for State Representative (VA),
Voter Registration Director Nick Purse
(June 2012) Joint degree from Brigham Young
University M.P.A. from Marriott
School, 2012 and J.D. from J.Reuben Clark Law
School, 2011. From Rexburg, ID.
Director of Voter Contact Hayden Stone
(May 2012; worked for the political division in Boston
2011) Student in economics and history at Harvard
University. Ran a RNC Colorado Victory office, May-Nov.
Director of Election Day Operations Richard Apollo Fuhriman
(June 2012) State volunteer coordinator
starting in Oct. 2011. Inventor, owner at Apollo's Body Concepts,
Inc., since 1998. Legal assistant at Robert Half International,
2011. Government affairs/legislative liaison for the Washington
State Athletic Trainers' Association, 1995-2003. Athletic
trainer/supervisor at Northshore School District, 1999-2000.
Realtor, 1997-2000. Athletic trainer for the San Francisco
Giants, 1997-98, and for the Pittsburgh Pirates/Bradenton Pirates,
1996. J.D. from Seattle University School of Law, 2009; M.S. in
sports medecine from University of Oregon, 1995; B.S. in sports
medicine, French from Brigham Young University, 1994.
Office Manager/Events Director Allyson
(June 2012) Executive assistant at Manifest
Energy, LLC from May
2011. Legislative correspondent (June 2009-April 2011) and staff
asistant (Feb.-June 2009) in the U.S. Senate. College Republican
and grassroots coordinator on the McConnell for Senate campaign,
April-Nov. 2008. B.A. in political science and Islamic studies
from University of Kentucky, 2008; earlier studied at Union University.
Coalitions Director Jeff Hunt
(May 2012) Founder and CEO at Discover Marketing
in Lakewood, CO,
from Sept. 2010. Special assistant on Rick Santorum for
President, Jan.-April 2012. Director of operations at the Clapham
Group in Burke, VA, Jan. 2007-April 2012. Master's in political
management from GSPM at The George Washington University 2010; M.Div.
from Fuller Theological Seminary, 2006; B.A. in religious studies,
philosophy from Westmont College, 2003.
Deputy Coalitions Director Jessica Blake
Senior legislative assistant to Rep. Blake Farenthold
(TX) and managed
his re-election primary in 2012. Master's degree from Universidad
de San Andrés in Buenos Aires, Argentina; undergraduate degree
from Tulane University. Originally from Texas.
Deputy Coalitions Director Paulo
(Sept. 2012, after serving as NM Victory director of Hispanic Outreach from April) A legislative director in the California State Assembly, Feb.-April 2012. Director of communications and legislation at Capitol Resource Institute, 2010-11. Legislative aide/fellow in the California State Assembly, 2009-10. B.A. in political science and government from UC Riverside, 2009.
Hispanic Outreach Director Alvaro Day
(July 2012, succeeded Lizbeth
Norris-Cohen) Republican nominee for Assembly in
California's 44th District, 2010. Bachelor's degrees in political
science and U.S. history from UCLA, 2010. Born in Lima, Peru.
Juntos con Romney leadership team
(announced June 22, 2012) Sal Gomez, Christine Mastin, Jerry Natividad, Lilly Nuñez
Women's Coalition Director Monica Owens
(June 2012) Founder and principal at Owens
Public Affairs, Jan.
2012. Senior associate at Starboard Group, Jan. 2011-Jan.
2012. Senior associate at Phase Line Strategies, LLC, 2007-Jan.
2011. Scheduler in the Office of the Vice President at the White
House, 2006-07. M.P.A. from University of Colorado at Denver,
2007; B.S. in psychology and criminology, 2005.
Veterans Coalition Director Trey Terry
(June 2012) Political director on Sheriff Paul
Congress, Dec. 2011-May 2012. Executive director at Sunlight on
Arizona, May-Dec. 2011. Home improvement sales at Sears, Nov.
2010-Sept. 2011. Research director on Jesse Kelly for Congress
(AZ), Feb.-Nov. 2010. Started at the University of Arizona in
2010. Served in the U.S. Army, Aug. 2005-Jan. 2010.
Social Conservative Coalitions Director
(July 2012) Legislative aide in the Colorado
Representatives from Jan. 2012; also product representative for
cheribundi from June 2011. Congressional leadership program in
Office of Congressman Doug Lamborn, April-Sept. 2011. M.A. in
global politics from Regent University, 2010.
Sportsmen Coalition Director Wills Gardner
Graduate of University of Tennessee-Knoxville,
2009. From Memphis, TN.
RNC Victory | 13949 W. Colfax Ave., Suite 250 | Lakewood, CO 80401
Director Josh Daniels
April 30, 2012) Field director on Rick Scott's 2010 gubernatorial
campaign. Victory program staffer in
Virginia in 2009.
Deputy Victory Director William Califf
Experience includes field representative at the
Party in 2010.
Communications Director Ellie Wallace
April 30, 2012) Deputy communications director on Phil Bryant's
successful gubernatorial campaign
in Mississippi. Worked for three years in the Los Angeles
branch of the Washington, DC based strategic communications firm, the
Glover Park Group. Graduate of the University of Southern
California. From Jackson, Mississippi. twitter
Digital Director Benjamin Engen
Partner at Constellation Political Consulting from
Legislative director for the Colorado Republican Committee, May
2010-March 2011. Organization director on Jane Norton for
Colorado, Oct. 2009-May 2010. Colorado Victory field director for
2008. B.A. in political science from University of Colorado at
Boulder, 2008; working towards an M.B.A. in finance from University of
Colorado at Boulder's Leeds School of Business.
Data Director Chris Miller
Attorney from Texas.
(June 2012) Legislative coordinator at
Schreimann, Rackers, Franka & Blunt, LLC, Jan.-May 2012. B.A.
in public communication from Truman State University,
(Aug. 2012) Liaison in the Texas State-Federal
March-Aug. 2012. Press assistant (Nov. 2011-Jan. 2012) and
earlier press intern (Sept.-Oct. 2011) on Rick Perry for
President. Degree in public relations from The University of
Texas at Austin, 2011.
Victory Offices (13)
- 2200 E. 104th Ave., Thornton
Arapahoe Co. (Denver Tech.) - 5950 S. Willow Dr., Greenwood Village, CO ...Duncan Ferguson...grand opening June 23, 2012
Aurora - 479 N. Sable, Blvd., Aurora, CO ...Angie Oliverson
Boulder - 619
Ken Pratt Blvd., Longmont, CO ...Tori Eberlein
Colorado Springs -
Denver - 110 Cook St., Denver, CO 80206 ...Addison Jenkins
Douglas Co. - 413 Wilcox St., Castle Rock, CO ...Caleb Worthen
Paso Co. - 205 Sutton Ln., Colorado Springs, CO 80907
Grand Junction (Mesa
Co.) - 1114 N. First St., Grand Junction, CO
Greeley (Weld Co.) - 809 9th St., Greeley, CO ...Robert McEntyre
Co. - 700
Avenue Suite B, Fort
Collins, CO ...Christian
Hawkins Alex Blake
Littleton - 9032 West Ken Caryl Ave., Littleton, CO 80128 ...Thomas Mapes
Pueblo (Pueblo Co.) - 108 Lincoln St., Pueblo, CO ...Diego Barda
Hispanic Outreach Director Lizbeth Norris-Cohen
April 16, 2012; left in June 2012) President and
SDG Communications, LLC in Parker, CO. Co-founded the former RGB
Media International, a successful advertising firm with headquarters in
Virginia. Former news anchor and writer. Master’s in
dommunications from Regent University, 1996. Born in Panama City,
Republican Party of Colorado | 5950 S. Willow Drive, Suite 302
| Greenwood Village, CO 80111 +
Chairman Ryan Call
(elected March 2011) served as the State Party’s legal counsel for the past five years and recently chairman of the Denver Republican Party. Attorney with the Denver law firm of Hale Westfall, LLP. Worked for two sessions as a legislative aide in the Colorado General Assembly. State chairman of the Colorado Youth for Bush effort during the 2000 campaign. State chairman of the Colorado College Republicans for two years. National co-chairman of the College Republican National Committee. J.D. from the University of Denver in 2005, and M.B.A. in finance and organizational management and B.A. degrees from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Executive Director Chuck Poplstein
(announced Oct. 4, 2011) Joined the Colorado
Republican Committee in 2010.
RNC’s Victory Director for Missouri in 2008; earlier in the cycle
worked a field director
on Rudy Giuliani's South Carolina primary campaign. A legislative
liaison for the Missouri Department of Higher Education.
Missouri field director on Sen. Jim Talent's 2006 re-election
campaign. Bachelor's degree in political science from the
University of Colorado at Boulder, 2006. Born and raised in St.