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State Manager Michael Joffrion
(announced May 1, 2012) Previously the
political director for the South, started May 2011. Political
director for the Alabama
Republican Party, April 2008-April 2011. Worked on the Charlie
Ross for Congress primary campaign in Jackson, MS and on Rudy
Giuliani's Iowa caucus campaign. A Victory field director for the
RNC in Missouri, 2006. M.P.A. (2005) and B.A. in political
from Auburn University. Native of Birmingham, AL.
Deputy State Manager John Hadlock
(May 2012) Deputy communications director to
U.S. Rep. Jason
Chaffetz (UT) from May 2011, after serving as legislative staff
assistant/legislative correspondent to Chaffetz starting in 2010.
B.A. in political science from Brigham Young University, 2010.
Deputy State Manager Danielle McAdaragh
(May 2012) Communications director to U.S. Rep.
Sept. 2011-May 2012. Finance director for the South Carolina
Republican Party, May-Sept. 2011. Campaign manager on Chad
Connelly for SC GOP chairman, April-May 2011. Aide to U.S. Rep.
Mick Mulvaney, Jan.-May 2011. Deputy campaign manager/finance
director on Mick Mulvaney for Congress, Jan.Dec. 2010. Field
director on Jim LeMunyon for VA House of Delegates, Fall 2009.
Consultant to the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, summer
2009. Office of NC Senate Republican Leader Phil Berger, April
2008-Jan. 2009. NC Victory statewide director of voter
registration, Fall 2008. B.A. in political science, philosophy
from Purdue University, 2007.
Communications Director Robert L.
...to Ohio for the close of the campaign
(May 2012) Communications assistant
to U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett (NJ), 2011-12. Investment banking
analyst at Wells Fargo Securities, in Charlotte, NC, 2010. B.A.
degree from Wake Forest University, 2010. twitter
Director of Election Day Operations Steve
(June 2012) Donaldson served as a law clerk at
President in Boston in summer 2011, and he interned at Romney's Free
& Strong America PAC in summer 2008. J.D. from University of
Alabama School of Law, 2012; B.A. in history from University of
Events Director Sarah Howard
(May 2012) B.A. degrees in broadcast journalism
science from the University of Arkansas, 2012.
Agriculture Coalition Director E. Towers
(July 2012; also deployment director) Account
coordinator at the
Pinkston Group, Feb.-July 2012. Field director on Jim LeMunyon
for VA House of Delegates, Fall 2011. Political fundraiser at
CAPTEL, March-Aug. 2011. Grassroots coordinator for Florida
Republicans in the Jacksonville area, Fall 2010. Columnist for
Centered magazine, Aug. 2009-April
2010. B.A. in history from The George Washington University, 2009.
Catholic Coalition Director Marissa Farrell
(July 2012) Research analyst and committee clerk
2012) and legislative director (Jan.-May 2011) in the North Carolina
General Assembly. Assistant to the chairwoman of the Catholic
Education Conference, in Raleigh, June-Oct. 2010. B.A. in history
from Hillsdale College, 2010.
LDS Coalition Director Scott Smith
(Aug. 2012) Sales professional at A & S of
Raleigh, May-Aug. 2012. Sales representative at Carbis, Inc,
2008-April 2012. Financial advisor at Ameriprise Financial,
2003-08; owner of Home Suite Home, 1999-2007. Various positions
at ADP from 1978-92 and 1996-98. B.S. in business
administration-accounting from West Chester University of Pennsylvania,
1977. Served in the U.S. Air Force, 1970-74.
Social Conservatives Coalition Director
Transition specialist at the Rowan County Youth
Service Bureau, July 2010-June 2012. B.S. in criminal justice
from Appalachian State University, 2009.
Veterans for Romney and Sportsmen for Romney
Director W. Hunter Walton
(July 2012) Senior vice president of federal
relations for the
Alabama Hospital Association, Feb.-July 2012. Health, Education,
Pensions and Labor legislative assistant for Sen. Jeff Sessions, March
2011-Feb. 2012. Legislative staff of U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers,
2009-Spring 2011. J.D. from Samford University, 2009; B.A. in
political science from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,
Women for Mitt Director Kristen Fields
(June 2012) Agency marketing representative at
Simpson Underwood Realty, Dec. 2009-June 2012. Assistant at
Martha Bick & Co., 2008-09. B.A. in English from University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Young Americans for Romney Director
(July 2012) Convention coordinator for the
Party, Jan. 2010-July 2012. B.A. in political science and
journalism from Samford University, 2012.
Chair U.S. Sen. Richard Burr
Victory Director/Political Director Patrick Sebastian
(Aug. 2012, succeeded Mike Rusher; started as political director in May 2012) Campaign manager on Tony Gurley for Lt. Governor, March-May 2012. Aide to Congresswoman Renee Ellmers (NC-2), Jan.-May 2011. Worked on South Carolina Republican Party Victory in Fall 2010; political director at Pat McCrory's New Leadership PAC, April-Dec. 2010; aide to Rep. Walter Jones, Jan.-Sept. 2010. In 2008 Sebastian worked on the North Carolina Republican Party Victory effort and earlier on the Pat McCrory for Governor primary campaign. Degree in political science from East Carolina University, 2010.
Deputy Director Brian Long
- Raleigh/Eastern Jay Godfrey
(started as a field representative in May 2012)
RPAC major donor
program coordinator at the National Association of Realtors, Nov.
2010-April 2011; administrative services coordinator at the National
Association of Realtors, June 2009-Nov. 2010. B.A. in political
science from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008.
- Western Corey Howell
(July 2012) Committee director at the Texas
Representatives from June 2011. Policy director for Texas State
Rep. Ryan Guillen, Aug. 2010-June 2011. B.A. in American
government and politics from The University of Texas at Austin, 2010.
- Triad Bobby Saparow
(started as a regional political director in June
political director at Montanans for Rehberg, Jan.-June 2012.
Interned for the South Carolina Republican Party, July 2011-Jan.
2012. B.A. in political science from University of South
- Charlotte Jason Simmons
(started as a regional political director in May
2012) During the
South Carolina primary campaign, Simmons was field director assistant
at Mitt Romney for President and executive director of South Carolina
Students for Mitt Romney. M.A. in international studies (2012)
and B.A. in political science (2010) from University of South
Communications Director Rachel Adams
(June 2012) Previously at VOX Global as senior
(2011-12), account executive (2010-11) and assistant account executive
(2009-10). Victory field director in SW Missouri, Fall
2008. Bachelor's degree in journalism, political science from
University of Missouri-Columbia, 2008. twitter
Hispanic Coalition Director Neri Martinez
(announced April 16, 2012) Legislative department of Associated Builders and Contractors. Business development manager at KONE Elevators. President of the Free Cuba Foundation. Graduate of Florida Internation University, 2005. Cuban-American; native of Miami, FL.
Deputy Hispanic Coalition
Director Ximena Uribe
Director of the Charlotte World Parade and Festival from March 2010. President of Events & Celebrations, Inc. in Charlotte, Jan. 2001-March 2010. Graduate of Jorge Tadeo Lozano University in Bogata, Columbia, 1985.
Data Director Claire Massagee
(June 2012) Congressional liaison for Rep.
Howard Coble, Dec.
2011-Oct. 2012. B.S. in political science and computing and
information technology from Guilford College, 2012.
Data Coordinator Carter Nies
(Aug. 2012) Campaign manager on the Committee to
Aneralla (NC State Senate primary), Feb.-July 2012. Field
director on the Committee to Elect Scott Stone, in Charlotte,
April-Nov. 2011. In 2010 Nies served as a political research
intern at the Republican Governors Association and earlier as a fellow
at The Goldwater Institute. B.A. in political science from
Clemson University-College of Business and Behavioral Science, 2009.
Digital Operations and Events Director
(June 2012) Associate pastor at the Glory of God
Fellowship, a Raleigh-based Filipino Church, from 2009.
Grassroots and new media director at Vote for Marriage NC, Feb.-June
2012. M.Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary,
2011. B.A. degrees in religious studies and political science and
government from Florida International University, 2008; A.A. in
entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial studies from Miami Dade College, 2006.
Digital Director Osi Jackson
Events Director Victoria Malec
AB/EV Director Dominic Palvisak
(June 2012) Legislative assistant in the
Virginia House of Delegates. Bachelor's in history from the
University of Florida.
Door to Door Directors
Jorge Acosta (Durham)
Eric Albrecht - Brendan Bailey (Southern Pines) - Paul
Bencivenga - Ben Blackerby (Raleigh) - Joyce Britt (Greensboro) - Justin
Burch - Matthew Fagan - Carmen Fuentes
- Matthew Hanson (New Hanover)
Dustin Honaker - Jimmy Johnson
(Raleigh) - Christopher
Kierstead - Michael Ludwig (Greenville) - Jeff
- Melinda (Mindy) Moorman (Greensboro)
Holly Talley (Fayetteville)
Victory Offices and Regional Field Directors
(24 total and 40 field staff)
Asheboro - 122 Sunset Ave., Asheboro, NC 27203 ...Cameron (Ted) Morgan
[Buncombe Co.] - 16
Regent Park Blvd., Ashville, NC 28806
971 Old Ocean Hwy, Bolivia, NC 28422 ...Jason Britt
Burlington - 2659 Ramada Rd., Burlington, NC 27215 ...Josh Lanier
1515 Mockingbird Land, Suite 111, Charlotte, NC 28209
Durham - 3600
N. Duke Street Suite 19, Durham, NC 27704 ...Demetrios
Edenton - 437
S. Broad St., Edenton, NC 27932 ...Austin Bonner William
421 Maiden Lane, Fayetteville, NC 28304 ...Robert Andrews
[Guilford Co.] -
3950 W. Market St., Greensboro, NC 27407 ...Chance Lambeth
103B Commerce St., Greenville, NC 27835 ...Byron Anyes
Hendersonville ...Krista Carter
136 Corporate Park Dr. Suite B, Mooresville, NC 28117
North Meck -
8301-17 Magnolia Estates Drive, Cornelius, NC 28031 ...Lindsey
North Wake - 811 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27609 ...Kyle Hanlin
Raleigh - 1506
Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27605 ...Kelley Rooney ? Kyle
Rocky Mount ...William Ruffin
118 S. Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144 ...Kelley Greer
333 East Market St., Smithfield, NC 27577 ...Patrick
- 230 S. West Broad St., Southern Pines, NC 28387 ...Eli
Sylva - 58 Sunrise Park Dr. Suite D, Sylva, NC 28779 ...Krista Carter
[New Hanover Co.] -
3500 Oleander Dr., Suite E-19, Wilmington, NC 28403 ...Krissen
RNC Victory Director Mike Rusher
(Jan.-Aug. 2012...announced May 3; in Aug. 2012 Rusher moved over to the NCGOP to serve as operations director) Most recently worked for North Carolina Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger as director of constituent services, providing support for the newly elected 31 member Republican Majority Caucus. Central North Carolina field director on the 2010 Victory program. Volunteer coordinator on the 2008 Victory program in North Carolina. Worked on Bill Wright's State House campaign in 2006. Bachelor's degree in political science from UNC Greensboro. Native of Wilmington, NC. twitter
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Chairman Robin Hayes
A licensed highway
contractor, commercial pilot, president of Central Motor Lines,
president of the Cannon
Charitable Trust, director of the Cannon Foundation and owner of Mount Pleasant Hosiery Mills. Served
1967. From Concord, NC.
Executive Director Scott Laster
(named to the position Oct. 2011; approved Nov.
2011) House campaign
director for the NC GOP/political director for the North Carolina House
Majority Fund in 2010. M.A. in political science from University
of Florida, 2006. B.A. degrees in political science and economics
from University of South Florida, 2004; A.A. in business from
Hillsborough Community College, 2002.