updated August 17, 2015)
...pro-Paul super PAC filed with the FEC on Oct. 16, 2015.
Liberty PAC (ALPAC) is a Super PAC created for and dedicated to,
electing Senator Rand Paul President of the United States in 2016. It
is the only Super PAC endorsed by Senator Paul.
As initially reported by
Journal's Shane Goldmacher on
April 6, 2015 this exisitng super PAC was repurposed and Jesse
Benton signed on as general consultant.
On July 30, 2015 the U.S.
Department of Justice indicted Jesse Benton, John Tate and Dimitri
Kesari on conspiracy and other counts growning out of Rep. Ron Paul's
General Consultant Jesse Benton
(reported April 6, 2015) Campaign manager on Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's 2014 re-election campaign in Kentucky until resigning on Aug. 27, 2014. Campaign chairman on the Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign Committee. Campaign manager on Rand Paul's 2010 U.S. Senate race from May 2010. Communications director on Rep. Ron Paul's 2008 presidential campaign starting in March 2007. President of C.I.C Solutions, a Washington, D.C. based consulting firm. Benton has served as press secretary at Americans for Tax Reform, communications director at the American Conservative Union, director of public policy and external affairs at the Performance Institute and communications director and policy consultant for the Liberty Coalition. He has also worked on campaigns and in corporate and trade association government relations and external affairs. Alumnus of Mary Washington College. Native Philadelphian.
Founder and President John Tate
President of the Campaign for Liberty. Campaign manager on the Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign Committee. President of the Campaign for Liberty, the 501(c)4 lobbying organization formed June 2008. National political director of Paul's 2008 campaign, announced Jan. 26, 2008. Founder and President of JFT Consulting, Inc. Vice president, membership for the Leadership Institute; worked there for four years. 14 years with the National Right to Work Committee, serving as Vice President from 1998 to 2004. In 1996 Tate was the GOP nominee for Congress in Virginia’s 2nd CD. Executive director of Right to Work organizations in California and Delaware. Legislative director of the United States Defense Committee. A key organizer in Pat Robertson's 1988 presidential bid. B.A. in history from the University of Virginia.
Executive Vice President Elizabeth Newberry
Executive director of the Campaign for Liberty
Vice President for Political Operations
Owner of Grassroots Strategies, LLC, a DC political
firm. Director of ballot access for the Ron Paul 2012
Presidential Campaign Committee. Studied political science at the
University of Missouri.
Vice President for Finance John McCardell
Finance director on the Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign Committee. Has also served as vice president of development at the Campaign for Liberty.
Director of Strategic Programs Matthew
Director of membership at Campaign for Liberty.
Field staffer for
the National Right to Work Committee in Iowa and Indiana.
Bachelor's degree from Mississippi State University.
External Relations Manager Michael Clayton
Director of operations at the Campaign for Liberty
Degree in politics and government from Western State Colorado
Concerned American Voters
...pro-Paul super PAC re-filed with the FEC on June 12, 2015.
announced on June 18, 2015 "with millions of dollars committed and 40 full-time field staff in the key primary state of Iowa."
President Jeff Frazee
Executive director of the Campaign for Liberty.
National youth coordinator for Ron Paul's 2008 presidential
campaign. Degree in telecommunications and media studies from
Texas A&M, 2005.
Senior Advisor Matt Kibbe
President and founder (2004) of FreedomWorks, a national community-building and grassroots advocacy organization. Chief of staff and House Budget Committee associate staff in the U.S. House of Representatives; director of federal budget policy for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; senior economist for the Republican National Committee during Lee Atwater's tenure; managing editor of Market Process, an academic journal published at George Mason University. Graduate work in economics at George Mason University; B.A. in economics from Grove City College. Author of Don’t Hurt People and Don’t Take Their Stuff: A Libertarian Manifesto (HarperCollins 2014); co-author of Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto (HarperCollins, 2010). twitter
Senior Development Advisor Terry Kibbe
18 years of experiences as a fundraiser for various nonprofit and political causes.
Chief Operating Officer Edward King
Director of programs and operations at Young Americans
Liberty National youth director on Ron Paul's 2012 presidential
campaign. National field director at Young Americans for LIberty
from its founding in 2008. Degree in business from University of
Senior Tech Advisor Steve Oskoui
Founder of Austin-based Internet advertising
Senior Data Architect Mike Topalovich
Founder of cloud-focused technical and business process expert collective Delivered Innovation.
Senior Tech Strategist Martin Avila
Co-founder of political technology firm Terra Eclipse.