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Mitt Romney staffing up in Fla



Mitt Romney's Fla campaign staff:


Molly Donlin is State Director. Donlin has extensive experience working at the state level having worked for state parties in Wisconsin, Michigan, Virginia and Ohio. Donlin has also worked for the Republican National Committee, the Justice Department, and Rudy Giuliani’s 2008 Florida campaign. 

JC Hernandez is Florida Field Director. Previously, Hernandez served as the Executive Director of the Republican Party of Miami Dade County where he managed electoral activity at the county, state and federal level. This effort included Senator Marco Rubio’s 2010 Senate campaign. Hernandez has also served in roles for both Barry University in Miami and Roosevelt University in Chicago.

Alex Melendez is Tampa Bay Regional Field Director. Melendez is a veteran of Governor Rick Scott’s 2010 campaign and worked for the Florida Department of Corrections following the election. In 2008, Melendez worked on John McCain’s Florida campaign.

Andrew Messer is North Fla Regional Field Director. Messer is a Partner at The Vineyard Company, a political and public relations consulting firm. He is a graduate of Liberty University School of Law.

Brett Doster is strategic adviser. Doster has worked for the past two decades in Florida politics. He served as Special Assistant to Jeb Bush during his 1993 campaign and served as Executive Director for Bush-Cheney 2004’s Florida campaign.

[Last modified: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 9:31am]


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