June 8, 2015

Perry For President Announces SC Team

Austin – As Gov. Rick Perry begins his first trip to South Carolina since announcing his 2016 candidacy,Perry for President would like to announce who will lead his team’s effort in the state.

Katon Dawson will serve as South Carolina State Chairman. Dawson is the former Chairman of theSouth Carolina Republican Party, during which he achieved historic electoral success statewide.

Walter Whetsell will serve as a Senior Advisor. Whetsell is a veteran state political consultant who has advised Nikki Haley, Tim Scott, Tom Rice, Mick Mulvaney and Jeff Duncan.

Le Frye will serve as a State Political Director. Frye has managed dozens of successful state campaigns, served as Governor Perry’s State Political Director in 2012, and will manage day-to-day operations.

Jeff Alderman will serve as Field Director. In 2014, Alderman managed successful countywide, State Representative, and Solicitor races in SC.

Serving as Regional Field Representatives are Webster Hall, who most recently worked for Senator Lindsey Graham’s re-election campaign; Bryan Goodas, a Citadel graduate who has worked on two Republican Special Elections in SC this year; and Erik Corcoran, a recent graduate of Charleston Southern University, where as Chairman of College Republicans he brought together College Republicans from 10 different schools across SC for the largest youth Republican event of the year aboard the USS Yorktown.

ed, note.  This is largely the same team that ran Rick PAC's SC efforts, as announced March 6, 2015.