2016 Staff Tracker

[fullwidth backgroundcolor=”” backgroundimage=”” backgroundrepeat=”no-repeat” backgroundposition=”left top” backgroundattachment=”scroll” video_webm=”” video_mp4=”” video_ogv=”” video_preview_image=”” overlay_color=”” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ video_mute=”yes” video_loop=”yes” fade=”no” bordersize=”0px” bordercolor=”” borderstyle=”” paddingtop=”20px” paddingbottom=”20px” paddingleft=”0px” paddingright=”0px” menu_anchor=”” equal_height_columns=”no” hundred_percent=”no” class=”” id=””][fusion_text]2016 campaigns are starting to staff up. Where are your friends headed? Who is winning the talent war?

I will try my best this year to keep an up-to-date page on who is getting hired where. If you have campaign staff news, please send it over via the form at the bottom.[/fusion_text][accordian class=”” id=”staff-tracker”][toggle title=”Gov. Scott Walker” open=”no”]Our American Revival (website)

  • Ed Goeas
  • Rick Wiley, PAC Executive Director
  • Kirsten Kukowski, Communications Director
  • Matt Mason, Political Director
  • David Polyansky, Iowa
  • Brian Tringali, Polling
  • B.J. Martino, Polling
  • Mark Stephenson, Chief Data Officer
  • Gregg Keller
  • Stephan Thompson, PAC Deputy Executive Director
  • Gary Marxx

Unintimidated PAC (website)

  • Keith Gilkes
  • Stephan Thompson
  • James McCray

[/toggle][toggle title=”Gov. Jeb Bush” open=”no”]Right to Rise PAC

  • Vin Weber
  • Sally Bradshaw
  • Charles Spies (Super PAC)
  • David Kochel
  • Jon Downs
  • Danny Diaz
  • Megan Sowards
  • Matt Gorman
  • Kristy Campbell
  • Tim Miller, Communications
  • Justin Muzinich, Policy

[/toggle][toggle title=”Gov. Chris Christie” open=”no”]Leadership Matters for America

  • Phil Cox
  • Mike DuHaime
  • Maria Comella
  • Ray Washburne, Finance Chairman
  • James Garcia, Political Director
  • Bill Palatucci
  • Cam Henderson, Finance Director
  • Paige Hahn
  • Matt Mowers, New Hampshire
  • Phil Valenziano, Iowa
  • Sam Smith
  • Tom Dickens
  • Hayden Stone

[/toggle][toggle title=”Sen. Rand Paul” open=”no”]RAND PAC

  • Doug Stafford
  • Chip Englander
  • AJ Spiker
  • Steve Grubbs, Iowa
  • John Yob, Political Director
  • Chris LaCivita, South Carolina
  • David Chesley, New Hampshire
  • Michael Biundo, New Hampshire
  • Vincent Harris
  • Mike Rothfeld
  • Rex Elsass
  • Rachel Kania

[/toggle][toggle title=”Gov. Bobby Jindal” open=”no”]Believe Again PAC, America Next, Stand Up to Washington PAC

  • Rep. Bob Livingston, Super PAC Chairman
  • Curt Anderson, Chief Strategist
  • Timmy Teepell, Campaign Manager
  • Wes Anderson, Lead Pollster
  • Tim Saler, Deputy Campaign Manager
  • Jill E. Neunaber
  • Gail Gitcho, Senior Adviser
  • Bradley Engle, Digital Director
  • Allee Bautsch Grunewald, Finance Director
  • Heather Sidwell Morris, Legal Counsel
  • Kyle Plotkin, Communications Director
  • Shannon Dirmann, National Press Secretary
  • Henry Goodwin, Deputy Communications Director
  • Matt Parker, National Field Director
  • Taylor Teepell, National Coalitions Director
  • Matt Horihan, Iowa
  • Lindsey McLeod


  • Brad Todd, Senior Adviser
  • Blaise Hazelwood, Data and Analytics
  • Dan Hazelwood, Direct Mail
  • Guy Harrison, Senior Adviser
  • Graham Shafer, Senior Adviser
  • Liz Murray, Fundraiser
  • Jill Neunaber, Adviser
  • Jim McLaughlin, Polling

[/toggle][toggle title=”Sen. Marco Rubio” open=”no”]Reclaim America PAC (website | OpenSecrets)

  • Terry Sullivan
  • Jim Merrill, New Hampshire
  • Alex Conant

[/toggle][toggle title=”Carly Fiorina” open=”no”]Carly for America

  • Steve DeMaura, Executive Director
  • William B. Canfield, General Counsel
  • Greg Mueller
  • Keith Appell
  • Katie Hughes

[/toggle][toggle title=”Ben Carson” open=”no”]USA First (website)

  • Mike Murray, Digital
  • Amy Pass, Finance Director
  • Ryan Rhodes
  • Terry Giles
  • Logan Delany, CFO
  • Steve Rubino
  • Mike Nason
  • Armstrong Williams

[/toggle][toggle title=”Gov. Rick Perry” open=”no”]RickPAC (website)

  • Jeff Miller
  • Rob Johnson
  • Don McGahn, Chief Counsel
  • Margaret Lauderback, National Finance Director
  • Katon Dawson, South Carolina
  • Walter Whetsell
  • Le Frye
  • Jeff Alderman
  • Jonathan Davis
  • Targeted Victory

[/toggle][toggle title=”Sen. Ted Cruz” open=”no”]Cruz for President (website)

  • Jason Johnson
  • Catherine Frazier, Communications
  • Hal Lambert, Finance
  • Lauren Lofstrom, Finance
  • Jason Miller
  • Chris Perkins, Polling
  • Josh Perry, Digital
  • Brian Phillips
  • Jeff Roe
  • Rick Tyler

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