Romney names Brian Ballard Sunshine State Finance Co-Chair, National Leadership Team player.
July 13, 2011
BRIAN BALLARD JOINS ROMNEY TEAM
Boston, MA – Mitt Romney today announced the addition of Brian Ballard as a Florida Finance Co-Chair, and a member of the National Leadership Team.
“I am proud to announce the addition of Brian Ballard as a Florida Finance Co-Chair and a member of the National Leadership Team for Romney for President,” said Mitt Romney. “Brian’s level of talent, expertise, and enthusiasm characterizes what is needed to beat President Obama in Florida.”
“It is an honor to join Mitt Romney’s team in Florida,” said Brian Ballard. “This is the team that will beat President Obama. I look forward to working with Mitt as he campaigns across Florida uniting Americans with the common goal of winning the White House.”
Brian Ballard Is The President Of Ballard Partners, Inc. Ballard has nearly twenty-five years of experience in Florida politics and government affairs. Ballard earned his stripes serving as chief of staff to Gov. Bob Martinez from 1988-1990. In 2008, Brian Ballard served as the McCain for President Co-Chair for Florida/National Finance Co-Chair, as well as the RNC’s McCain Victory Florida Finance Committee Chair and National Finance Co-Chair. He also served as the Inaugural Committee Chairman for Governor Charlie Crist and Inaugural Committee Finance Chairman for Governor Rick Scott. In addition to this work in Florida politics, Ballard taught Florida Government as an adjunct professor at Florida State University. He and his wife, Kathryn, reside in Tallahassee with their three daughters.