updated revised March 13, 2016
Campaign Manager Ken McKay
(reported by The
Washington Post on July 3, 2015) Co-founder (Dec. 2014)
and partner at McKay-Gitcho
Political director at the RGA in the 2014 cycle (while Christie was
chairman). Chairman of the Rhode Island Republican Party,
March-Nov. 2011. Chief of staff at the RNC from March 2009-April
2010. Attorney in private practice and earlier at Brown
Managed Don Carcieri's successful campaigns for governor of Rhode
Island in 2002 and 2006; served on the transition team for Gov.-elect
Carcieri and as his chief of staff for his first 3 1/2 years in
J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law. Served in the
Army infantry for three years. twitter
Chief Messaging Officer Maria Comella
(from the week of June 15, 2015; reported by The Record on June 11) Moved
over from the Governor's Office where she served as deputy chief of
staff for communications and planning from Jan. 2010. Director of
communications on Christie for Governor from June 2009. Deputy
director of communications on the Rudy Giuliani campaign, Jan.
2007-Jan. 2008. Communications director for Rep. Jim Nussle's
gubernatorial campaign in Iowa, May 2005-Nov. 2006. New Hampshire
communications director for Bush-Cheney '04, Jan.-Nov. 2004.
Worked for The Winston Group, a survey research firm in Washington,
DC. Deputy director of operations on Gov. George Pataki's (R-NY)
2002 re-election campaign. M.A. in health care policy from New
York University, 2014; B.A. in international affairs from the Elliot
School at The George Washington University, 2003. twitter
General Counsel Bill Palatucci
Friend and confidant to Christie; was his law
currently special counsel at Gibbons P.C..
National Review, Dec. 16, 2013.
Senior Strategist Mike DuHaime
One of the partners at Mercury Public Affairs; heads Mercury’s New Jersey and Pennsylvania public affairs operations. Lead strategist on Gov. Christie's 2009 and 2013 gubernatorial election campaigns. Headed the NRSC’s independent expenditure efforts in 2010 and 2012. Political director at the RNC, started in January 2005. Northeast regional political director for Bush-Cheney '04. Executive director of the New Jersey Republican Party starting in January 2002. Had his own political consulting firm, DuHaime Communications, Inc., which he formed in 2001. Deputy campaign manager on Bob Franks' 2000 campaign for U.S. Senate. Campaign manager on Assemblyman Anthony Bucco's successful campaign for state Senate in 1997, ousting the Democrat incumbent. B.A. in journalism and political science from Livingston College, Rutgers University, 1995. DuHaime comes from a political family; his father served as Passaic County Freeholder and ran for U.S. Senate in 1996 and his mother served as mayor of Bloomingdale. twitter
Political Director James Garcia
(reported by AP on Jan. 26, 2015) Colorado state
Romney for President in the general election after serving as the
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. twitter
Political Patrick Cody
(July 2015) Interned at Leadership Matters for
May-July 2015. B.A. in political science and criminal justice
from Rutgers, 2015.
Political/Ballot Access Director Sarah Neibart
(Oct. 2015) Legal Assistant at Davis Polk &
Dec. 2014-Oct. 2015. Legal at Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC,
Aug.-Dec. 2014. B.A.. in political science and international
studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014. Political
director on the Chad Lee for Congress campaign (Madison, WI), June-Nov.
Field Director Tom Dickens
(reported by Politico on May 14, 2015) Deputy
director at the RNC in the 2014 cycle, from Jan. 2014. Political
director on Christie for
Feb.-Dec. 2013. RNC Victory director in Florida, June-Feb.
2013. At the Republican Party of Wisconsin from June 2010-June
political director and Victory director (March 2011-June
2012), statewide field director (March 2010-March 2011) and deputy
Victory director and absentee ballot/early vote director (July-Nov.
2010). A regional director on Scott Brown for U.S. Senate, Dec.
2009-Jan. 2010. Field director for Maine Republican Party/Victory
2008 in Fall 2008. Attended the University of Maine for two
Politicial/Field Bill Dunne
(reported by The Washington Post on Jan. 5, 2016) Political director (from June 2015), statewide field director (Aug. 2014-May 2015), deputy political director (Jan.-July 2014) and staff assistant (April 2013-Jan. 2014) at the New Jersey Republican State Committee. Expenditure process owner at ConvaTec, May 2011-July 2012. B.A. in political science from Lehigh University, 2011. [Directed signature collection efforts in Illinois, Indiana and Pennsylvania, and worked on final push in Iowa]
Political/Field Caroline Potter
(reported by The
Post on Jan. 5, 2016)
Communications Director Samantha Smith
(reported by the New
on Feb. 25, 2015) Senior manager for global communications and
public affairs for Google in Washington, DC from June 2011. Press
secretary to Sen Richard Burr, Jan.-June 2011; communications director
for the Richard Burr Committee, Jan.-Dec. 2010; deputy press secretary
to Sen. Burr, Feb.-Dec. 2009. Surrogate communications for the
McCain campaign, May-Nov. 2008. B.A. in communications, political
science from UNC Chapel Hill, 2008. twitter
Press Secretary Nicole Sizemore
(reported by The
Washington Post on
5, 2016) Deputy press secretary in the governor's office
from April 2015. Communications director at the New Jersey
Republican Party, May 2014-April 2015. Deputy press secretary in
the U.S. House, Feb. 2013-May 2014. Press secretary on Josh
Mandel for U.S. Senate (OH), March-Nov. 2012. Assistant
communications director at the Republican Party of Iowa, Nov. 2011-Jan.
2012. B.S. in public relations from the S.I. Newhouse School of
Public Communications at Syracuse University, 2011. twitter
Research and Rapid Response Director Foster Morss
Deputy communications director in the Office of the
Governor, started in Sept. 2011; also research director on Chris
Christie for Governor, April-Nov. 2013. Deputy research director
(April 2010-Sept. 2011) and senior research analyst (May 2009-April
2010) at the RNC. Director of rapid response at Freedom's Watch,
April-Dec. 2008. Research projects coordinator for Rudy
Giuliani's presidential campaign, March 2007-Jan. 2008. B.A. in
political science and government from The George Washington University,
Research and Rapid Response Deputy Director Sarah Dolan
(reported by The
Washington Post on
5, 2016) B.A. from Northeastern University, 2012. twitter
War Room Director David Abrams
(July 2015) Previously war room director for the
Matters for America PAC, April-June 2015. Research analyst to
Gov. Chris Christie, April 2014-April 2015. Press secretary for
the New Jersey Republican Party, Jan.-April 2014. Press assistant
on Chris Christie for Governor, June-Nov. 2013. B.A. in political
science and public relations from Bloomsburg University of
Digital Director Lauren Fritts
Digital director of communications in the Office of the Governor, started in Nov. 2011. Produce for Hannity at Fox News Channel, June 2006-Oct. 2011. Executive assistant to the senior vice president at Fox News Channel, June 2004-06. B.A. in communications from Fairfield University, 2004. twitter
Finance Director Cam Henderson
(Jan. 26, 2015 New
report) Executive director of the Hurricane
Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund. Chief of staff and director of
protocol to NJ First Lady Mary Pat Christie.
Deputy Finance Director Elise Dietsch
(June 2015) A regional finance director at
Leadership Matters for
America PAC, Feb.-June 2015. Finance director on Ed Gillespie for
Senate (VA), March-Dec. 2014. Executive director of Inaugural
2014, Inc., Christie's inaugural committee, Nov. 2013-Feb. 2014.
Deputy finance director on Chris Christie for Governor, Feb.-Nov.
2013. Comptroller for the Republican Party of Wisconsin, March
2011-Jan. 2013. Scheduler to U.S. Rep. Sean P. Duffy (WI-7) Nov.
2010-March 2011. Finance on Sean Duffy for Congress, May-Nov.
2010. B.A. in political science from University of
Western Regional Finance Director Nicole Dziuban
(July 2015) A regional finance director at
Leadership Matters for
America PAC, April.-June 2015. Finance director for the Colorado
Republican Committee, May 2013-April 2015. Finance director on
Walsh for Congress, Jan. 2011-Dec. 2012. Finance assistant on
Hultgren for Congress, June-Nov. 2010. B.A. in political science
from University of Iowa, 2010.
Northeast Regional Finance Director Loren Flath
(July 2015) Finance director (Nov. 2012-June 2015 and finance assistant (Feb.-Nov. 2012) at at the New Jersey Republican State Committee. Finance assistant at RickPerry.org, Inc. Aug. 2011-Jan. 2012. National recruitment assistant at the Republican Governors Association, Jan.-Nov. 2011. B.A. in economics and politics from University of Virginia, 2010.
National Finance Chairman Ray Washburne
(reported by the New York Observer on Jan. 12,
2015) Finance chairman of the RNC in 2013-14. Chairman/CEO
of Charter Holdings, a private
investment company based in Dallas, Texas that is primarily involved in
the real estate and restaurant businesses. Co-founder and
co-owner of M Crowd Restaurant Group which owns the Mi Cocina and Taco
Diner restaurant chains. Worked for Austin Industries, a real
estate firm, then set out on his own. Graduate of Southern
1984. See Joseph Guinto. "The New Emperor of Highland
Village." D Magazine, Nov. 2010.
National Finance Co-Chairs:
Steve Cohen; Stamford, CT
Tom Foley; Greenwich, CT
Jeff & Lotta Fox; St. Louis, MO
Jon F. Hanson; Far Hills, NJ
Bobbie & Bill Kilberg; McLean, VA
Ken Langone; New York, NY
Congressman Pat Meehan; PA
Chris Vincze; North Reading, MA
Finn Wentworth; Morristown, NJ
Meg Whitman; Palo Alto, CA
National Finance Leadership and Members
(all announced July 22, 2015)
Director of Data and Analytics Hayden Stone
(reported by Politico on May 14, 2015) A regional Victory director for the RNC in the 2014 cycle. Political director for Colorado Republicans during the 2013 recall elections. Colorado director of voter contact (May-Nov. 2012) and worked for the political division in Boston (from April 2011) on Romney for President. B.A. in history and economics from Harvard University. Ran a RNC Colorado Victory office, May-Nov. 2010. twitter
Lead Media Consultant Russ Schriefer
Partner at Strategic
Partners & Media. Media consultant on Christie's
gubernatorial campaigns. Senior advisor and strategist on Mitt
Romney's 2012 campaign. Other experiience includes program
director for the 2004 Republican
National Convention, and Mid-Atlantic
regional political director on Bush-Quayle '88. Bachelor's degree
in government from Manhattan College, 1980.
Media Consultant Larry Weitzner
CEO of Jamestown Associates; has worked as a political, strategic and public policy consultant since 1990. Part of the media team and produced direct mail for Christie's gubernatorial campaigns.
Pollster Adam Geller
Founder and CEO of National Research Inc.. Served as pollster on Christie's 2009 and 2013 re-election campaigns. Started out in polling in 1993. M.A. in political science from the University of Delaware, 1993; B.A. in political science from Rutgers, 1988. twitter
Voter Targeting Consultant Brent Seaborn
Managing partner at TargetPoint
Consulting, best known for his work in developing microtargeting;
founding partner (2013) at Deep Root
Analytics; founding partner (2014) at Vox
Populi Polling. Strategy director on Rudy Giuliani's
presidential campaign, Feb. 2007-Feb. 2008. Deputy director of
strategy at the RNC, 2005-06. Master's degree in political
management from The George Washington University, 2001; bachelor's
degree in political science from University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh.
Senior Communications Consultant Brian
(reported as an advisor by AP's Jill Colvin on March
with the Black Rock Group
from Jan. 2011. A top advisor for the Romney for President
campaign from Dec. 2011 assisting with communications and strategy and
also serving as the campaign’s primary liaison to the RNC. Previously
Direct Mail Consultant Kevin Shuvalov
(reported as an advisor by AP's Jill Colvin on March
(2011) and principal at Mammoth
Group, based in Texas. Owner at Olsen &
Shuvalov, 2005-11. Southwestern regional political director at
the RNC in the 2004 cycle. Western states regional political
director on George W. Bush's 2000 campaign, started March 1999.
Special assistant at Karl Rove + Company, 1996-99. B.S. in
political science from St. Edwards University in Austin, TX.
Telemarketing Consultant Cary Evans
(reported as an advisor by AP's Jill Colvin on March 12, 2015)
Partner at West
from March 2007. Senior field advisor on the Rudy Giuliani
Presidential Committee, 2007-08. Western regional political
director at the RNC, 2005-07. Regional political director on
Bush-Cheney '04, June 2003-Dec. 2004. Deputy campaign manager on
Gordon Smith for U.S. Senate, 2000-02. Victory Director for
Bush-Cheney 2000 in Oregon. Executive director of the Washington
State Republican Party, 1998-2000. Legislative counsel at Roger
Honberger Associates, Inc. 1997. Staff counsel in the Washington
State Senate, 1996. Legislative assistant to U.S. Rep. Barbara
Vucanovich, 1991-92. J.D. from Seattle University School of Law,
1995; M.P.P. from Georgetown University, 1988; B.A. in political
science from Claremont McKenna College, 1985.
Headquarters: 5525 Merle Hay Rd. #185,
Johnston 50131 ...Gov. Christie at grand opening on
afternoon of Nov. 13, 2015
Chair Speaker Kraig Paulsen
(endorsed Aug. 21,
2015 op-ed in the Des Moines Register)
State Director Phil Valenziano
(Jan. 26, 2015 New
report) Field staffer
on Romney's Iowa caucus campaign, then worked on field in South
Carolina, Colorado, Oklahoma and Missouri; and in the fall (from May
2012) was New Hampshire state manager. Pror to joining the
Romey campaign Valenziano worked as a legislative clerk in the Iowa
House. Victory field director in Cedar Rapids for the Republican
Party of Iowa. Graduate of Catholic University of America.
New Jersey native. twitter
Political Director Kevin Poindexter
(reported by DMR's Jennifer Jacobs on April 20,
2015) Iowa state
director for the RNC from July 2014. Political director on Mike
McFadden for U.S. Senate (MN), Dec. 2013-July 2014. Did
communications for the New Jersey Republican Party, July-Dec.
2013. Legislative assistant to Minnesota state Sen. Bill Weber
(SD-22), April-June 2013. Chief of staff/legislative assistant to
Virginia Delegate Margaret Ransone (99th District), Dec. 2012-April
2013. Special operations manager on Romney for President in
Wisconsin, July-Nov. 2012. Legilslative assistant with the
Republican Caucus in the Minnesota Hous, Jan. 2011-July 2012.
Interned on Emmer for Governor, June-Dec. 2010. B.A. in political
science and management from St. John's University in St. Cloud, Minn.,
Senior Advisor Jeff Boeyink
(reported by NJ Advance Media on Jan. 29, 2015 as
to Governor Christie that I will do whatever he needs here in
Iowa.") Senior vice president at LS2group
from Sept. 2013. Chief of state to Gov. Terry Branstad, Jan.
2011-Sept. 2013. Campaign manager on the Branstad 2010 Committee,
Oct. 2009-Nov. 2010, then co-chair of the transition. Executive
director of the Republican Party of Iowa to Oct. 2009. Has also
worked as an association manager, PAC director, major donor
fund-raiser, and long-time lobbyist at the Iowa State Capitol.
M.P.A. from Iowa State University, 1987; undergraduate degree from
Central College in Pella.
Senior Advisor Jake Ketzner
(reported by DMR's Jennifer Jacobs on Sept. 10,
announced (Aug. 25) as a vice president at LS2
Group. Legislative liaison to Gov. Branstad, Dec. 2014-Aug.
2015. Campaign manager for Branstad-Reynolds' 2014
re-election. Campaign manager for U.S. Rep. Steve King's 2012
re-election. Worked in Gov. Branstad's office. Organization
director on the Branstad-Reynolds campaign in 2010. Worked for
the McCain campaign in Missouri in Fall 2008. B.A in political
science from University of Iowa, 2008. twitter
Members of 2011 Iowa Draft Team
(announced Sept. 29, 2015) On May 31, 2011 a group of Iowans led by Bruce Rastetter made a trip to New Jersey to try to persuade Gov. Christie to enter the race. Six of the seven members of that group endorsed Christie on Sept. 29.
Iowa Leadership Team
Adrianne Branstad (Des Moines, IA) - Polk County GOP Leader
Jeff Boeyink (Ankeny, IA) - Former Branstad Chief of Staff, 2010 Branstad-Reynolds Campaign Manager
Jean Davidsaver (Bellevue, IA) - Former Jackson County GOP Chair
Mikel Derby (West Des Moines, IA) - Branstad-Reynolds 2010 campaign, Polk County Republican Leader
David Drescher (West Des Moines, IA) - Business Leader
Denny Elwell (West Des Moines, IA) - Business, philanthropic, and community leader, as well as Chairman of Denny Elwell Company, LC
Patrick Finnegan (Des Moines, IA) - Former UNI College Republican Chair, Romney Caucus campaign leader, Branstad-Reynolds 2014 County Chair
Dr. Tom Gleason (Boone, IA) - Branstad-Reynolds County Chair, Branstad-Reynolds Honorary Colonel
Martha Gleason (Boone, IA)
Gary Grant (Cedar Rapids, IA) - Former District Director for Congressman Jim Leach, Linn County GOP Leader
Betty Gustafson (Cumming, IA) - Branstad-Reynolds 2014 County Chair, Madison County GOP Leader
Nigel Hanson (Ames, IA) - Iowa State University College Republican Chairman
John Harris (Cedar Rapids, IA) - Linn County Supervisor
Brian Harrison (Waukee, IA) - Waukee City Councilman
Mark Hudson (Marion, IA) - Former Linn County GOP Chairman, Romney-Ryan legal team, Branstad-Reynolds 2014 County Chair
Shelly Hughes (Waukee, IA) - Waukee City Councilwoman
Stewart Iverson (Clarion, IA) - Former Senate Majority Leader
Jim Kersten (Fort Dodge, IA) - Former State Senator, former Branstad staff
Gary Kirke (West Des Moines, IA) - Business, philanthropic, and community leader, Chairman, Wild Rose Casino and Resort, Founder of Kirke Financial Services
Shelley Laracuente (Ankeny, IA) - Business leader, Polk County GOP leader, Branstad-Reynolds 2014 County Chair, Branstad-Reynolds 2015 Inaugural Honorary Colonel
Norlin Mommsen (DeWitt, IA) - State Representative
Katie Popkes (Rock Rapids, IA) - Branstad-Reynolds 2015 Inaugural Committee, Iowa State University College Republicans
Heather Quist (Dubuque, IA) - Former Republican Party of Iowa Field Director, Romney 2011 Caucus campaign leader, Branstad-Reynolds 2014 County Chair
Bruce Rastetter (Hubbard, IA) - Business, philanthropic, and community leader. CEO, The Summit Group
Mike Richards (West Des Moines, IA) Business, philanthropic, and community leader, Vice chairman of the board of directors of Wild Rose Casino & Resort
Daniel Seufferlein (Cedar Rapids, IA) - Romney-Ryan legal team, Linn County Republican leader, Branstad-Reynolds 2014 County Chair
Allan Thoms (Cedar Rapids, IA) - Former Mayor of Dubuque, former Branstad Chief of Staff, former Chairman of the Iowa Utilities Board, former Commissioner of the Iowa Department of Transportation, former Cedar Rapids City Manager, former Director of the Iowa Department of Economic Development
Jim Van Fossen (Davenport, IA) - Former State Representative
Lisa Wagner (Spirit Lake, IA) - Branstad-Reynolds 2014 County Chair
Mary Whisenand (Des Moines, IA) - Polk County GOP leader, Branstad-Reynolds 2014 County Chair, Branstad-Reynolds 2015 Inaugural Committee
11 Iowa leaders (announced Oct. 29, 2015)
Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee State Rep. Chip Baltimore (Boone, IA)
Jasper County Republican Leader Diane Birchard (Newton, IA)
COO of Iowa Soybean Association Karey Claghorn (Milo, IA)
Business and Republican Leader Manda Elwell (Ankeny, IA)
Jasper County Republican Leader Shelley Van De Krol (Newton, IA)
Polk County Republican Leader Beth Ann Mahaffey (West Des Moines, IA)
Polk County Republican Leader Tom Mazza (Des Moines, IA)
Dallas County Republican Leader Jennifer Osby (West Des Moines, IA)
Major General Maurice Phillips, USA (Ret.) (Newton, IA)
Connie Schmett (Clive, IA) (former Governor Walker Supporter)
2008 Republican Candidate for Congress Kim Schmett (Clive, IA) (former Governor Walker Supporter)
State. Rep. Gary
Carlson (Muscatine) (announced
Nov. 11, 2015)
Clear Lake Mayor
Nelson Crabb (announced
Dec. 8, 2015)
Cerro Gordo County GOP Chairwoman Barbara Hovland (announced Dec. 9, 2015)
State Rep. Dave Deyoe
District 49 (Nevada) (announced
Dec. 10, 2015)
Pearson (Linn County) (announced
Dec. 16, 2015)
73 grassroots leaders
led by former Walker supporter Ron
Wheeler (Cedar Falls), former Clarke County GOP Chair Mary Ellen Kimball and Dr. Jim Kimball,
Jacoby (announced Dec. 21,
State Rep. Jack
Highfill District 39 (Johnston) (announced Dec. 22, 2015)
- former Iowa GOP
co-chair, Mason City Mayor and state representative (announced Dec. 28, 2015)
Cedar Rapids City
Councilmen Scott Overland and Scott Olson (announced Jan. 5, 2016)
Curt and Norma Hames
- Linn County Republican leaders; owners of Hames Homes, a manufactured
housing business based in Marion (announced
Jan. 8, 2016)
Washington Place, Bedford
...Gov. Christie opened on Oct. 16, 2015
Salem Office: 326 South Broadway, Salem, NH 03079 ...Gov. Christie to open on Jan. 3, 2016
State Chair Wayne McDonald
State Director Matt Mowers
(Jan. 26, 2015 New
report) Executive director of
Hampshire Republican Party from Nov. 2013
to Jan. 2015. Regional political director on Christie for
Governor, April-Nov. 2013. Regional director for legislative and
intergovernmental affairs in the Office of Gov. Chris Christie, Nov.
2010-April 2013. Campaign manager on Goodwin for NJ State Senate,
April-Nov. 2010. Advance aide in the Office of Gov. Christie,
Jan.-April 2010. Political director at Building the New Majority,
Aug. 2008-2009. Assistant to the COO at the Altman Group,
2008. Executive director of the Bergen Country Republican
Organization at age 18, Jan.-June 2008. Campaign manager on
Cardinale for NJ State Senate, July-Nov. 2007. B.A. in political
science and government from Rutgers. twitter
Deputy State Director Ben DeMarzo
(reported by the Union Leader on June 22, 2015) Campaign manager on U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus' (PA) 2014 re-election. A former chief of staff to New Jersey Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick.
Political Director Britt Carter
(reported by the
Union Leader on
22, 2015) Statewide field director for the New Hampshire
Republican Party from Feb. 2015; a regional field director for the
NHGOP, May 2014-Jan. 2015. Executive assistant to the chief of
staff (Jan. 2011-May 2014) and executive assistant to the chief counsel
(Sept. 2010-Jan. 2011) at the RNC. B.A. in foreign affairs from
University of Virginia, 2010. twitter
Operations Director Matt Moroney
(reported by Time
on April 2,
2015) Field director on Havenstein for Governor, April-Nov.
2014. Field director on Kevin Smith for Governor, March-Sept.
2012. Campaign representative on Romney for President, May
2011-Jan. 2012. Campaign coordinator on Angerhofer for State
Senate in District 21, Sept.-Nov. 2010. Campaign representative
on Ashooh for Congress in NH's 1st CD, March-Sept. 2010. Campaign
coordinator on Callahan for Senate (Portsmouth, NH), Aug.-Nov.
2008. B.A. in political science from UNH, 2009. twitter
two new staff
(reported by The Washington Post on Jan. 5, 2016)
former Nashua Mayor
Bernie Streeter (announced
July 2, 2015)
former NH US. Attorney Tom Colantuono (announced July 3, 2015)
Merrimack County Sheriff Scott Hillard (reported by WMUR's John DiStaso on July 14, 2015)
Councilor Dan St. Hilaire
Rockingham County Commission Chairman Tom Tombarello
Rockingham County Commissioner Kevin Coyle
Bedford - president of Anagnost Investments, real estate developer >
(reported by Union Leader's
Dan Tuohy on Aug. 19, 2015)
Bill Greiner, Bedford - Greiner Investments (reported by Union Leader's Dan Tuohy on Aug. 19, 2015)
Aug. 20, 2015)
Rep. and former Hillsborough County GOP Chairman David Danielson - Bedford
Rep. Susan Emerson - Rindge
Rep. Bill Ohm - Nashua
Rep. and Korean War Veteran Don LeBrun - Nashua
Rep. and U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Jack Balcom - Merrimack
Rep. Betsy McKinney - Londonderry
Rep. and Sandown Selectman Chairman Jim Devine - Sandown
Six Longtime NH GOP
Leaders (announced Aug.
Richard Brothers - Former State Representative (R-Thornton), Former NH Employment Security Commissioner (2004-2009)
Karen Hutchinson - Former State Representative (R-Londonderry)
Dennis Reed - Former State Representative (R-Franklin)
Dr. Robert Scott - Former State Representative (R-Newport), NHGOP Executive Committee (1990-2015), Founder of the Ronald Reagan Foundation for Future New Hampshire Leaders
Paul Simard - Former State Representative (R-Bristol), Former Chairman of the Grafton County Republican Committee
Elaine Swinford - Former State Representative (R-Barnstead), Former Chair of the House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee
More Members of
Grassroots Leadership Team (announced
Phil Boynton, Rye
Paul and Barbara Clark, Nashua
Brian Dooley, Nashua
Donna Marzullo, Deering
Hillary Seeger, Meredith
Lisa Withrow, Salem
Jim McConaha and Valery Mitchell, Concord
Rep. Steve Schmitt
- Wolfeboro, Assistant Majority Leader
Matt Spencer - former mayor of Somersworth
(announced Sept. 17, 2015)
More Members of
Grassroots Leadership Team (announced
Sept. 25, 2015)
Town Councilor Joe Green, Londonderry
Trustee of the Trust Funds Colin Costine, Chester
GOP Activist Simone Maloney, Manchester
U.S. Navy Veteran Jim Powers, Merrimack
U.S. Army Veteran Jane Powers, Merrimack
GOP Activist Stacy King, Manchester
GOP Activist Mike Mackley, Manchester
Small Business Owner Dale Dormody, Gilford
GOP Activist Noreen Johnson, Swanzey
GOP Activist Catherine Seltsam, Merrimack
Small Business Owner Paul Botta, New Boston
College Republican Vice Chair Brandon Pratt, St. Anselm College
More Members of
Grassroots Leadership Team (announced
Sept. 28, 2015)
GOP Activist Maria Sampson, Londonderry
GOP Activist William Stearns, Jr., Bedford
GOP Activist Doug Meteisis, Plaistow
GOP Activist Heidi Sturrock, Amherst
GOP Activist David Sturrock, Amherst
GOP Activist Paige Youschak, Laconia
GOP Activist Dianne Marino, Hampton
GOP Activist Matt Withrow, Salem
U.S. Marine Corps, Lance Corporal Tom Eifler, Atkinson
Kevin Harrington Student Ambassador & College Republican
More Members of
Grassroots Leadership Team (announced
Oct. 5, 2015)
GOP Activist Steven Steiner, North Conway
Navy Veteran Craig Fillmann, Glen
State Rep. Candidate and former member of "Students for Walker," Alexandria Knox, Manchester
GOP Activist & College Republican Parker Leonard, Auburn
College Republicans Secretary at Saint Anselm Cameron Lapine, Manchester
GOP Activist Steve Woods, Brentwood
GOP Activist Claire Stevens, Hudson
GOP Activist Kirsten Yellen, Manchester
GOP Activist John Gallagher, Manchester
GOP Activists Bill and Carol Gaffney, Nashua
Commissioner Toni Pappas (announced
Oct. 8, 2015)
12 New Hampshire
Elected Officials and Community Leaders (announced Oct. 29, 2015)
Rockingham County Treasurer Edward “Sandy” Buck (R-Rockingham)
State Rep. Russell Dumais (R-Gilford)
State Rep. Herb Richardson (R-Lancaster)
Former State Representative and Vietnam War Veteran (USMC) John Cebrowski (R-Bedford), (former Governor Walker supporter)
Selectman Mary Grenier (Lempster)
Community leader Kendra Tilton (Hooksett)
GOP Activist Carroll Ray (Atkinson)
GOP Activist Rita Richardson (Lancaster)
GOP Activist Noel Lyons-Baker (Windham)
GOP Activists Bob & Marie Raas (Barrington)
Small Business Owner Nancy Cowan (NH School of Falconry)
10 More New Hampshire
Community Leaders (announced
Former Representative & Former New Hampshire Jaycees President Ken Hawkins (R- Bedford) (former Governor Walker supporter)
U.S. Air Force Veteran Gary Schmitz (Laconia)
GOP Activist Barbara Schmitz (Laconia)
Secretary of the Merrimack Republican Town Committee and Former Romney Town Chair David Rutzke (Merrimack)
GOP Activist Steve Miller (Merrimack)
GOP Activist Thomas Mullins (Hampton)
Community Activist Kate Fallas (Hampton)
Community Activists Tom & Laura Walstad (East Kingston)
St. Anselm College Republican Madison Mangels
10 New Hampshire
Elected Officials and GOP Leaders (announced Nov. 11, 2015)
Merrimack County Attorney Scott Murray
State Rep. & Sullivan County GOP Vice Chairman Jim Grenier (Lempster)
Town Council Chairman Jim Scanlon (Bedford)
Town Council Vice Chair Kelleigh Murphy, former State Representative & Manchester Alderman, former press secretary to U.S. Sen. Bob Smith (Bedford)
GOP Activist and Army Veteran Kent Swanson (Nashua)
GOP Activist Donna Swanson (Nashua)
Air Force Veteran John Gaites (Thornton)
GOP Activist Maureen Gaites (Thornton)
Community Leader Tammy Fortier (Woodsville)
US Army Veteran Stephen A. Mack (Bedford)
(announced Nov. 12, 2015) Senior advisor at McLane GPS from Dec. 2012 and principal at Granite Edge Consulting from April 2008. Extensive experience on campaigns including manager of George W. Bush's 1999-2000 NH primary campaign. Chief of staff to Judd Gregg in the U.S. House, Governor and U.S. Senate, 1986-2008. Graduate of Keene State College, 1980.
(announced Nov. 18, 2015) Weekly columnist for the Seacoast Online-Portsmouth Herald from March 2013, and radio host for the iHeart Media Group from May 2009. Senior campaign advisor on Newt 2012, Dec. 2011-Feb. 2012. Senior advisor (campaign manager) on Rep. Michele Bachmann's 2011 NH primary campaign, May-Oct. 2011. Police officer in the City of Dover, 1988-96. Served in the U.S. Army, 1984-88.
Dan and Renee Plummer
Renee Plummer is co-owner and vice president of marketing for
Two International Group, a Portsmouth development company; organizer
for Bob Dole in 1996, George W. Bush in
2000, and John McCain in 2008; active in Jon Huntsman's 2012
campaign. Dan Plummer is president of Two International Group.
‘Law Enforcement for Christie’
Nov. 30, 2015)
Co-Chair Tom Colantuono, former U.S. Attorney for District of New Hampshire
Co-Chair Scott Hilliard, Merrimack County Sheriff
Steering Committee Members
Dan St. Hilaire, former Executive Councilor & Merrimack County Attorney
Scott Murray, Merrimack County Attorney
Scott Young, Strafford Police Chief
Chairman of the New Hampshire Parole Board. Former Speaker of the
New Hampshire House of Representatives; served 23 years as a state
representative from Salem, retiring in 2000. Chairman of the
NHGOP, 1982-84. A.B. from Regis College in Weston, MA, 1966.
Former Congressman Bill Zeliff
Former co-owner/innkeeper of the Christmas Farm Inn in Jackson.
Candidate for governor in 1996. Served three terms in Congress,
elected in 1990 and did not seek re-election in 1996. Candidate
for state Senate in 1984. Sales and marketing manager.
Served in the U.S. Army Reserve.
20 New Endorsements from elected officials, veterans, Republican activists and community leaders
State Rep. Bob Fesh (Derry)
State Rep. and US Air Force Veteran John Potucek (Derry)
Rockingham County Commissioner Kevin St. James (Kingston)
Former Small Businesses for McCain Chairman Jim Burke (Amherst)
Former State Rep. and US Army Veteran Joe Krasucki (Nashua)
Former State Rep. & former NH Liquor Commission Chairman Tony Maiola (Newport)
GOP Activist & former Selectwoman Betty Maiola (Newport)
GOP Activist and Former McCain Town Chair Richard Maloon (Merrimack)
US Air Force Veteran Larry Pelland (Hudson)
GOP Activist Joan Morse (Intervale)
GOP Activist Barbara Campbell (Glen)
GOP Activist Jack Dunn (Concord)
GOP Activist Marie Curry (Concord)
GOP Activist James Gerry (Bedford)
GOP Activist David Nasser (Nottingham)
Community Leader Jim Nasser (Nottingham)
Community Leader Phil George (Manchester)
Community Leader Barbara George (Bedford)
Community Leaders Joe & Lori Myers (Bow)
Senate Majority Leader and former Congressman
(announced Dec. 7, 2015) Represents District 3, Wolfeboro; first elected in an April 2009 special election. Represented NH's 1st CD in Congress from 2002-06; defeated in 2006 re-election bid and in 2008. Served in the New Hampshire House of Representatives, 1990-2002. Owned several small businesses in Wolfeboro, including an organic grocery and a painting business. Graduate of Tufts University, 1974.
House Speaker Pro Tem Sherm Packard
Represents Rockingham-District 05 (Londonderry); currently in his 13th
term in the NH House.
Majority Leader Dick Hinch
Represents Hillsborough-District 21 (Merrimack); currently serving his
fourth term in the NH House. Owner at Hinch-Crowley Realty
Associates, LLC. Served in the U.S. Navy, 1968-72.
State Sen. Jerry Little
Represents District 8, Weare; first elected in 2014. Now
retired. Served as president of the New Hampshire Bankers
Association; started there as director of public and media
relations. Press secretary to
Gov. John H. Sununu. Briefly
assignment editor at WMUR. Reporter
for Concord radio stations WKXL and WJYY. B.A. in
interpersonal communication from UNH, 1977.
Sergeant Major Paul Chevalier (ret.)
14, 2015) U.S. Marine Corps veteran and former NH VFW
State Commander, Portsmouth.
National Co-Chairs Paul Chevalier and Walt Havenstein
New Hampshire Co-Chairs Mark McCabe (Pelham) and Richard Brothers (Sanbornton)
State Reps. Rep. Robert Graham, Milton - Rep. Frank Sterling, Jaffrey - Rep. John Tholl, Whitefield
20 More Granite State leaders including former Senate President Peter Bragdon
Former Senate President Peter Bragdon (Milford)
GOP Activist Chandra Arbuckle (Nashua)
Community Leader Donna Beatrice (Nashua)
Former House Majority Leader DJ Bettencourt (Salem)
State Representative Frank Byron (Litchfield)
Selectman David Canada (Stratham)
GOP Activist Susan Canada (Stratham)
GOP Activist John DiRubbo (North Conway)
Community Leader John Gruz (Holderness)
Former State Senator Patricia “Pat” Krueger (Francestown)
GOP Activist Ortwin Krueger (Francestown)
Community Leader Thomas Leahy (Exeter)
Small Business Owner Lori Lambert (Nashua)
GOP Activist Rita McCabe (Pelham)
Community Leader Anthony Mollano (Hopkinton)
US Army Veteran Fred Newcomb (Hampton Falls)
Former Alderman Catherine Schneiderat (Manchester)
Community Leader Leslie Simpson (Hudson)
Community Leader Betty Smith (Stratham)
Former Pataki Steering Committee Member and US Navy Veteran Alissa Tweedie (Rye)
Granite State leaders including State Rep. David Hess
Conservative Activist Elena Ball (Gilmanton)
NCIS Special Agent (Ret.) Jack Ball (Gilmanton)
Former City Councilor Jake Collins (Rochester)
School Board Member Jacqueline (Jaye) Dimaido (Hampstead)
Portsmouth GOP Chair John Formella (Portsmouth)
Small Business Owner Ray Goulet & Community Leader Pam Puleo (Concord)
Former Salem GOP Chairman Jeff Hatch (Salem)
US Air Force Veteran Ray Hayes (Milford)
State Representative David Hess (Hooksett)
Former School Board Chairman Ed Huminick (Salem)
Small Business Owner Scott Lawson (Concord)
Community Leader Daniel Lyons (Milton Mills)
Police Chief James McTague (Greenville)
GOP Activist John O’Brien (Hudson)
US Air Force Veteran Don Padgett (Danbury)
School Board Member David Sacks (Hollis)
Community Leader Ann Savastano (Keene)
Community Leader Thomas Savastano (Keene)
Community Leader Marjorie Taylor (Alton)
(announced Jan. 25, 2016)
Chairman of the Merrimack County Board of Commissioners, former
Executive Councilor and former chair of Sen. John McCain's 2000 and
2008 NH primary campaigns
...had backed Sen. Graham
State Sen. Nancy
Stiles (Hampton) (announced
Feb. 2, 2016)
Speaker of the House
Shawn Jasper (Hudson) (announced
Feb. 3, 2016)
Mass. Gov. Charles Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito (announced Feb. 5, 2016)
State Commander Lew Chipola and Gold
Feb. 8, 2016)
Key Supporter Leighton Lord
Attorney at Nexsen
Pruet in Columbia; joined the firm in 1993; also managing director
of the firm's communications affiliate, NP Strategy, LLC. Staff
counsel to the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on
Investigations. J.D. from Vanderbilt University, 1989; B.A.A.S
from University of Delaware, 1986. ...Christie graduated from there in 1984
Advisor Robert Cahaly
(reported by Politico on Jan. 8, 2016) Senior strategist at the Trafalgar Group from Nov. 2008.
State Rep. Matt Hatchett (District 150, Dublin) - House Majority Caucus chair (announced Sept. 22, 2015)
U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (IN-5) (announced Dec. 4, 2015)
Gov. Paul LePage (announced July 1, 2015)
Gov. Larry Hogan (announced July 15, 2015)
Gov. Charles Baker and Lt.
Polito (announced Feb. 5,
U.S. Rep. Candice Miller
thumb adj. to Lake Huron)
looked like she might back Christie (see for example report
of Jan. 17, 2015). She was in
the spin room for Christie at the Aug. 6 debate but went for Fiorina on
New Jersey Leadership
On June 30, 2015, Gov.
his New Jersey political and finance leadership teams, comprising "more
than 200 Republican leaders and elected officials, as well as business
leaders from across the state who are supporting his candidacy."
U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-7, West of Philadelphia) (see for example report of Jan. 17, 2015)
See: Philip Rucker. "Christie adds six to his lean campaign staff." The Washington Post, Jan. 5, 2016. Rucker reported Christie who had "one of the smallest campaign teams of the major candidates with just 34 staffers," was adding six additional staff.
other key people...
> Office of the Governor
http://nj.gov/governor/admin/staff/#1 June 30, 2015
Regina Egea, Chief of Staff
Amy Cradic, Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy and Cabinet Liaison
Christopher S. Porrino, Chief Counsel
Paul Matey, Deputy Chief Counsel
Matthew McDermott, Appointments Director
Gregory L. Acquaviva, Chief of Staff to the Lt. Governor
Terrence Brody, Executive Director of the Office of Recovery and Rebuilding
Regina Egea currently serves as the Chief of Staff under Governor Chris Christie.
Prior to this assignment, Regina was the Director of the Governor’s Authorities Unit overseeing a wide variety of state Commissions and Authorities as well as multiple bi-state Authorities. Ms. Egea previously served as Chief of Staff to the State Treasurer in 2010 and 2011. Her responsibilities there included general management of all Treasury operations and she also played a leading role in developing and implementing the historic pension and benefit reforms that Governor Christie signed into law in June 2011.
Before joining state government in February 2010, Egea was a Senior Vice President with AT&T in Bedminster where she led its global sales segment marketing team. Her more than 300-person team, located in offices around the world, supported AT&T’s business sales force by delivering a full range of marketing programs. During her career at AT&T, she also led teams in areas including: business strategy development; product management; core Network Operations; Human Resource leadership; and executive succession planning.
In local government, Egea was elected in 2008 to her first term as a Committee Member in Harding Township (Morris) serving from 2009-2011 including Deputy Mayor in 2010 and 2011. She was re-elected to a second term but resigned in January of 2012. From 2003 until 2008, she was also an elected member of Harding Township’s Board of Education, serving as Vice President in her final full year.
She earned an MBA in Marketing from Fordham University at Lincoln Center in New York City along with a B.A. from Montclair University in New Jersey. She also completed the International Executive Program at the International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland.
A native of Monmouth County, she resides in Harding Township with her husband and two children.
Amy Cradic most recently served as Senior Policy Advisor to Governor Christie since 2012. Her policy portfolio focused on infrastructure issues including environment, renewable energy, emergency preparedness and transportation. In addition, she provided policy guidance on treasury, tourism and gaming, and supported the Cabinet Liaison on matters of intergovernmental affairs.
With an emphasis on the state’s environmental and energy policies, Cradic worked closely with the Governor’s Office of Recovery and Rebuilding, providing assistance on future utility and flood control resiliency efforts. As part of her policy efforts to support gaming, she worked on a variety of issues in Atlantic City that ranged from promotional activities to social service initiatives.
Cradic joined the Policy Office staff with extensive public sector experience serving in various capacities within the Department of Environmental Protection. In her role as Assistant Commissioner of Natural and Historic Resources, she oversaw programs including coastal engineering, dam safety, historic preservation, and parks and fish and wildlife management. She provided oversight of a statewide capital construction program and helped launch a sustainable funding effort to expand recreational amenities and enhance stewardship of natural and cultural resources.
Cradic holds a Master of Arts from New York University and a Bachelor’s Degree from the College of New Jersey.
Christopher Porrino currently serves as Chief Counsel to Governor Chris Christie, having previously served as the Director of the Division of Law from February 2012 to January 2014. Under Porrino’s leadership, the Division of Law was a major difference-maker on behalf of New Jersey citizens, achieving important outcomes in historic litigation and obtaining hundreds of millions of dollars in judgments and recoveries for the State.
Prior to serving as the Director of the Division of Law, Porrino was a partner at Lowenstein Sandler PC, one of the state’s largest law firms, where he co-lead the firm’s approximately 100-attorney Litigation Department and served as a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and Operating Committee.
While at Lowenstein Sandler, Porrino represented public and private businesses and individual clients in a wide array of civil, criminal and regulatory disputes involving securities, banking, insurance, tax, antitrust, real estate and environmental matters, among others. Porrino also regularly conducted internal investigations for businesses faced with allegations of wrongdoing or suspected wrongdoing by insiders.
Prior to entering private practice, Porrino served as a law clerk to then Magistrate Judge Freda L. Wolfson, U.S. District Judge for the District of New Jersey.
Porrino graduated from Lehigh University in 1989 and received his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1992. He is admitted to the bars of the State of New Jersey, the State of New York, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.
Born in Teaneck and raised in Fort Lee and Englewood Cliffs, Porrino currently resides in Union County with his wife and their two children.
Paul Matey most recently served as the Senior Counsel to Governor Christie and Chief Ethics Officer for the Governor’s Office. Among his duties, Mr. Matey supervised the development of legal advice for the Governor and managed significant litigation for the executive branch in collaboration with the Office of the Attorney General.
Beginning in 2005, Mr. Matey served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of New Jersey in the Securities and Health Care Fraud Unit, and the Public Protection Unit. As an Assistant United States Attorney, Mr. Matey prosecuted a wide variety of offenses, including domestic and international child pornography networks, child exploitation, and complex white-collar crimes involving investor fraud, securities fraud, healthcare fraud, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In 2009, he received the Director's Award for Superior Performance from the United States Department of Justice.
Prior to his service as a federal prosecutor, Mr. Matey worked as an associate in the Washington, D.C. firm of Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans, and Figel, P.L.L.C., and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert E. Cowen of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the Honorable John C. Lifland of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
A native of New Jersey, Mr. Matey received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Scranton in 1993, and earned his Juris Doctorate degree, summa cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2001.
Matthew P. McDermott serves as Appointments Director to Governor Chris Christie. In this role, he is responsible for identifying, recruiting, placing and guiding nominees for Cabinet level, judicial, prosecutorial, and volunteer authority, board, commission, and task force positions. McDermott previously was Chief of Staff to Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno and oversaw the functions of the Office of Lieutenant Governor and the New Jersey Department of State. While there he focused on implementing economic growth and job creation strategies with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the Business Action Center, Choose NJ, cabinet level departments and agencies, as well as business partners across the state.
McDermott returned to the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development as Chief of Staff in May 2010 after nine years in the private sector. As Chief of Staff, McDermott was responsible for policy and legislative development, in addition to implementing and enhancing the Department’s community outreach and constituent relations initiatives.
Before joining the Christie Administration, McDermott was the principal at McDermott Public Affairs from 2001 to 2010. He has represented and worked with a broad base of clients that included building and construction trade unions and contractors, the pharmaceutical and medical technology industry, the maritime industry of New York and New Jersey, and non-profit workforce development agencies.
The former Deputy Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor, McDermott gained over 13 years of unique public sector experience serving in management and senior management positions in both the Legislative and Executive branches of New Jersey state government from 1990 to 2001. In doing so, he gained national recognition for business services development and outreach programs while at the Department of Labor. McDermott previously served as Director of Communications for the New Jersey Department of the Treasury.
McDermott, a Cranford resident, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Gregory Acquaviva serves as Chief of Staff to Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno. As a senior member of the Christie-Guadagno Administration, he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of both the Office of Lt. Governor and the New Jersey Department of State. His work focuses on coordinating and implementing statewide economic growth and job creation strategies across cabinet and executive branch departments and agencies, outside business partners, and the higher education community.
Immediately prior to his current assignment, Acquaviva served as an Assistant Counsel to Governor Christie where he provided the Governor legal advice on a wide range of constitutional, environmental, utility, agricultural, and alcohol beverage control issues. Acquaviva joined the Christie-Guadagno Administration in March 2011, serving as the Lieutenant Governor’s Legislative and Regulatory Analyst where he advised the Lt. Governor on policy, legislative, and regulatory matters.
Before joining the Administration, Acquaviva worked at Latham and Watkins, LLP and Gibbons, P.C. where he worked on complex commercial litigation. Acquaviva also served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Maryanne Trump Barry of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Honorable James R. Zazzali, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Acquaviva received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Monmouth University, summa cum laude, and his Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law, summa cum laude.
A native of Middletown, Acquaviva resides in Bloomfield with his wife and three children.
Terrence S. Brody currently serves as Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Recovery and Rebuilding, having previously served as the Deputy Executive Director of the office since its creation in December 2012. In both of these roles, Brody assisted the Governor with developing a holistic and coordinated approach to disaster recovery in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, leveraging available public and private sector resources and working with leaders from the Sate’s departments and agencies in response to a disaster that unleashed billions of dollars in damages and devastation on New Jersey’s housing, economic, infrastructure, natural and cultural resources, and health and social services sectors.
Prior to joining the Governor’s office, Brody served as Chief of Staff to the Attorney General of New Jersey. There, he was responsible for helping to manage a staff of more than 8,000 employees, and providing legal and policy guidance to the Attorney General, as well as the Governor, Lt. Governor, and Cabinet on a broad range of civil and regulatory matters.
Before joining the Attorney General’s Office, Brody was in private practice at the law firms of Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Gibbons P.C. where he represented clients in a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters.
Brody received his undergraduate degree from The University of Scranton and his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law-Newark.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Brody currently resides in Chatham with his wife and three children.zzz