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Trump Victory Regional Political Director Ohio Valley (IL, IN, OH, WV and WI) Clayton Henson
(reportd by Cleveland.com on May 2019) Most recently a regional political director at the White House. Ohio coalitions director on Trump's 2016 campaign. Manager of regional services for Sec. of State Jon Husted and deputy campaign manager on Husted's 2014 re-election campaign. Marine Corps veteran. Pickaway County, OH native.
Trump Victory State Director Andrew
(July 2019) Communications director on
Bryan Steil's congressional campaign in WI-1. Deputy
political director on Sen. Ron Johnson's re-elect campaign,
July 2015-Nov. 2016. Campaign manager on Paul Bugenhagen
Jr. for Waukesha Court Circuit Court Judge, Nov. 2014-Apr.
2015. Campaign manager on Brian Fitzgerald for State
Senate, June-Nov. 2014. Campaign manager on Dan Knodl
for Wisconsin Assembly, Nov. 2013-Nov. 2014. B.A. in
American history and communication from Wisconsin Lutheran
College, 2015; chair of Wisconsin Lutheran College
Republicans, July 2013-May 2015. From Janesville. twitter
Deputy State Director Chris Olmstead
(Nov. 2019) Senior advisor on Cheryl Buford for Fairfax County School Board (VA), Apr-Nov. 2019. Campaign manager on Chris Cox for Congress (SC-1), June-Sept. 2019. Director of compliance (Aug. 2018-May 2019) and campaign manager (Jan.-Aug. 2018) on Jason Emert for Congress (TN-2). GOTV field consultant on Peter Roskam for Congress (IL), Oct.-Nov. 2018. Director of fundraising and development at Courain Consulting Group, LLC, Aug.-Oct. 2018. Campaign manager on Buford for Delegate (VA-34), June-Nov. 2017; and campaign manager on Orrock for Delegate (VA-54), Mar.-Nov. 2017. Regional field director for the RNC in the Louisiana runoff, Nov.-Dec. 2016. Regional field director (Sept.-Nov .2016) and field organizer (Sept. 2016) for the Republican Party of Florida. Field organizer on Diane Black for Congress (TN), May-Aug. 2016. Bachelor's degree in political science from Vanderbilt University, 2016. twitter
Deputy State Director Kirsten Schmidt
(May 2020) Political director on Friends
of Justice Kelly, Nov. 2019-May 2020. Office asociate at
Home Helpers Home Care, Dec. 2018-Oct. 2019 Regional
field director in Waukesha for the Republican Party of
Wisconsin, Jan. 2017-Dec. 2018. Field director in
Franklin for the Republican Party of Wisconsin, July-Nov.
2016. B.A. in political science and government from
University of Minnesota, 2016. twitter
Director of Strategic Initiatives Carlton Huffman
(Oct. 2019) Grassroots director (from
Jan. 2017) and regional field director in Waukesha (Jan.
2015-Dec. 2016) for the Republican Party of Wisconsin.
Field coordinator in North Mecklenburg for the North Carolina
Republican Party,, July 2014-Jan. 2015. Field
representative on Berger for Congress, May-July 2014.
Staff in the U.S. House, Sept. 2013-Mar. 2014. Campaign
rep. for FreedomWorks, June-Oct. 2013. Field rep. on
Mark Sanford for Congress, Feb.-June 2013. Volunteer
coordinator on Mark Meadows for Congress, Sept. 2011-Jan
2013. Campaign strategist for the No Steps Backward
Coalition, 2012-13. Field coordinator in Sterling, VA
for the RNC, Sept.-Nov. 2012. Bachelors' degree in
political science from Campbell University, 2007. North
Carolina native. twitter
Regional Field Directors
SE Region Rachel Leppert
(Feb. 2020) Political director on Jerry
for Congress, Sept. 2019-Feb. 2020. Field director on
Peter Roskam for Congress (IL), Sept.-Nov. 2016. Field
director on Diane Black for Governor, June-Aug. 2018.
Bachelor's degree in strategic communications from Regent
University, 2018; associate's degree from San Diego Christian
Waukesha Kyle Schroeder
(Jan. 2020...started as a field organizer in
Aug. 2019) B.S. in communications and political science
from Carroll University, 2019.National chair of Students for
Nikki Haley from Feb. 2019. Trade marketing assistant
for Sub-Zero Group, Inc., May 2018-Jan. 2019.
Donald J. Trump for President Wisconsin Press Secretary Anna Kelly
(Nov. 2019) Associate, executive
assistant (Dec. 2018-Nov. 2019) and associate, political
operations (Feb.-Dec. 2018) at PLUS Communications,
Democracy class instructor at Lee County Youth Development
Center (AL), Sept.-Nov. 2017. B.A. in political science
from Auburn University, 2017. Field staff on Barbara
Comstock for Congress (VA), May-June 2016. Feld staff on
Hal Parrish for Senate (VA), May-July 2015. Field staff
on Barbara Comstock for Congress, Jan.-Aug. 2014. Field staff
on Barbara Comstock for Delegate, Jan.-Nov. 2013. twitter
Chairman Andrew Hitt
(elected April 13, 2019) COO and partner
at Michael Best Strategies (from Oct. 2015) and senior counsel
at Michael Best and Friedrich (from July 2016). Director
of operations at ElderSpan Management LLC, Dec. 2014-Sept.
2015. Senior advisor and counsel and earlier deputy
counsel to Gov. Scott Walker, Jan. 2011-Dec. 2014.
Assistant District Attorney in the Milwaukee County District
Attorney's Office, Sept. 2009-Dec. 2010. Associate
research specialist at NIH, 2003-04. Associate research
specialist at McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research,
UW-Madison, 2002-03. M.B.A. from The George Washington
University, 2017; J.D. from Marquette University Law School,
2007; B.S. in medical microbiology and immunology from
University of Wisconsin-Madison. twitter
Executive Director Mark Jefferson
(Feb. 2019) Midwest regional political director (2017-18), director of majority retention (2015-16) and midwest regional political director (May 2011 through 2014 cycle) at the RNC. Served for over four years as executive director of the Republican Party of Wisconsin, in the 2008 and 2010 cycles, including working for then Chairman Reince Priebus. Statewide director for the state Republican Assembly Campaign Committee, 2002-07. Served as a legislative aide in the Wisconsin State Capitol for more than a decade. B.A. from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Born in Friendship, WI. twitter.
Research & Communications Director
Finance Director Katie Schmidt
Data & Grassroots Director Jordan Moskowitz
African American Outreach Director Khenzer Senat
Operations Director Jordan Wileman
Telemarketing Director Rich Dickie