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David Jolly names a campaign team



The campaign for Republican congressional candidate David Jolly on Friday announced his team. From the release:

Indian Shores, Fla. – David Jolly, Republican candidate for Florida’s 13th Congressional District, today announced his on-the-ground campaign team, which includes some of Florida’s most seasoned and battle-tested political and communications consultants and advisors.

Nick Catroppo, Campaign Manager – Catroppo most recently served as Constituent Services Representative and Grassroots Coordinator for Congressman Richard Nugent, and previously served as Campaign Manager for the Rich Nugent for Congress Campaign during the 2012 election cycle and assisted the Tampa Bay Area Political Director for the Bill McCollum for Governor Campaign in 2010. Catroppo is a graduate of the University of South Florida in Tampa and is a seasoned Bay-area campaign consultant.

Nick M. Hansen, Senior Campaign Advisor – Hansen, Managing Partner at Pinellas County-based Poli Solutions Consulting, is a veteran of Pinellas County campaigns with past experience that includes serving as Senior Consultant for the Jeff Brandes for State Senate Campaign, Campaign Director for the Jeff Brandes for State House Campaign, Campaign Consultant for the Jack Latvala for State Senate Campaign, Campaign Consultant for the Foster for St. Petersburg Mayor Campaign, Campaign Manager for the Gibbons for St. Petersburg Mayor Campaign, Political Director for U.S. Representative Gus Bilirakis and Tampa Bay Field Director for the Mitt Romney Presidential Campaign.

Marc Reichelderfer, Campaign Consultant – Reichelderfer has spent two decades working at all levels of Florida politics, including serving as a consultant to the Republican Party of Florida’s (RPOF) State House and State Senate Campaign Committees for the past seven election cycles. In 2012, Campaigns & Elections Magazine named Reichelderfer as one of Florida’s top five Republican “Political Influencers of 2012.” Reichelderfer has run the successful elections of dozens of state legislators and state elected officials, and has worked on and consulted for a variety of Presidential campaign candidates, including Mitt Romney, Jon Huntsman and Lamar Alexander.

Adam Goodman, Media Consultant – Goodman, Principal Creative, President and CEO of the Tampa-based The Victory Group, is the premier GOP media consultant in Florida and has served in this capacity on numerous statewide, legislative and congressional races, including that of U.S. Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart, Vern Buchanan, Bill Posey, Daniel Webster and the late Bill Young. Named by the Tampa Bay Times as a “media icon,” and referred to as as a “GOP icon maker,” Goodman will serve as the Media Consultant for the David Jolly for Congressional District 13 Campaign

Pat Bainter, Campaign Consultant – Bainter is the President and Founder of the Gainesville-based firm Data Targeting, which conducts polling, demographics and opposition research, graphic design and implementation, as well as general consulting on behalf of its clients.  Data Targeting continues to build on nearly three decades of success as a premier Republican consulting firm, delivering strategic council and contributing to winning local, statewide and national campaigns

Sarah Bascom, Communications Director/Spokesperson – Bascom, President of Bascom Communications & Consulting LLC (BCC), grew up in Pinellas County and is a long-time GOP communications consultant. Bascom has served as the Campaign Spokesperson and Communications Strategist for many noted Republican leaders, including the late Senator Jim King; State Senators Aaron Bean, Rob Bradley, Greg Evers, John Legg and John Thrasher; and State Representatives Travis Cummings, Doug Holder and Travis Hutson. Bascom will serve as the Spokesperson and Communications Director for the David Jolly for Congressional District 13 Campaign.

[Last modified: Friday, November 22, 2013 11:35am]


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