McCain General Election
Campaign Organization, Colorado
revised March 2, 2009
Regional Headquarters: 6334 S. Racine
Circle, Suite 200, Centennial, CO 80111
Candidate for Texas State
Representative (Fort Worth HD-97) in the Nov. 6, 2007 special
election. Executive director of
Straight Talk America, started Aug. 2005, then executive director on
McCain's campaign in California through March or April 2007.
in and out of politics. His private sector experience includes
president of Ronnie's LLC of Ft. Worth, TX, his family’s retail
business specializing in fine wines and epicurean foods, for seven
years; and head of government relations at InsCap, LLC, an insurance
and capital markets start-up company with offices in Nashville and New
York. In politics he managed former Los Altos Hills Mayor Toni
Casey's campaign for the 2004 Republican U.S. Senate nomination in
Volunteered as needed on McCain's 2000 campaign. Campaign manager
Rob Mosbacher for mayor of Houston, TX, 1997. Worked for Sen.
Gramm for five years, starting in 1991 as assistant to Gramm at the
NRSC and working on special projects (Iowa Straw Poll, the Florida GOP
Presidency 3 and the Iowa Caucuses) on his 1996 presidential
B.A. in government from the University of Texas in Austin, 1991.
Aug. 25, 2008) Managed Wil Armstrong's unsuccessful campaign for
the Republican congressional nomination in the 6th CD in the Aug. 2008
primary. Director of
operations at SmartBox. Political director for the Trailhead
conservative 527 organization, 2005-06.
Managed Rep. Bob Beauprez's
2004 re-election campaign. Political director of the Colorado
Republican Party in 2002.
director on Jeff Crank for Congress primary campaign in Colorado's 5th
CD, Jan.-March 2008. Campaign manager on Wallace Ellender, Brian
McNabb, Steve Carter for Louisiana State House, May-Nov. 2007.
Field director at the Colorado Republican Party, 2005-06. Tour
guide at Anheuser-Busch Inc. in Fort Collins, 2004-05. Field
staff on Beauprez for Congress, July-Nov. 2004. Graduate of
Colorado State University, 2005.
Victory 2008 |
Willow Drive, Suite 201 | Greenwood Village, CO
recently a field director
for the Rudy Giuliani
Presidential Committee in Iowa and Florida. A field director on
Shelley Sekula Gibbs for Congress; also assisted the Tom DeLay
Congressional Committee in Sugar Land, Texas. B.A. in political
science from the University of Houston, 2006.
to joining Victory, Howard worked for several months as a grassroots
manager for the Credit Union National Association. Worked on
Romney for President and earlier founded and ran The Mitt Report
website. Worked in the real estate industry and in car
degree in political management from The George Washington
University. Piedmont College.
Central regional field director on Rudy Giuliani's Iowa caucus campaign.
Served as chairman of
the Iowa Federation of College Republicans. Graduate of the
University of Iowa. Originally from Illinois.
served as executive director of the Nebraska Republican Party starting
in Sept. 2006 and earlier as 72 Hour program director.
Organizational director on Mike Huckabee's Iowa caucus
campaign and earlier Iowa field director on Sen. Sam Brownback's
campaign through about June 2007; Brownback's first Iowa staffer
starting in Dec. 2006. In Fall 2006 Walsh was a regional
political director for Iowa Republicans' Legislative Majority Fund,
overseeing 13 State House campaigns in eastern Iowa. In Fall 2005
he managed Robert Wittman's campaign for Virginia House of Delegates
(99th District). Worked on state Rep. Bev Kilmer's 2004
congressional campaign in Florida. Worked on Rep. Jim Leach's
2002 re-election campaign. Graduate of the University of Iowa.
- Tiffany Coolidge
- Ben Engen
Arapahoe - Drew Dougherty
- Shana Kohn
- Dan Cutts
Fort Collins -
Slope - Gary Hollis
Boulder - Taylor Hansen
CD Victory Director - Crystal
Jericho Cline, Jennifer Trachte
Finance Chair: Greg Maffei
Colorado Victory Headquarters
- 5950 S. Willow Dr., Suite 201, Greenwood Village, CO
El Paso County/Colorado Springs
Victory Center - 4525 Northpark Dr., Suite 200, Colorado
Springs, CO 80907
Jefferson County Victory Center
- 1350 Independence St., Suite 101, Lakewood, CO 80215
Mesa County/Western Slope Victory
Center - 634 Main St., Suite 4, Grand Junction, CO 81501
Northern Metro Area Victory Center
(Adams County, Broomfield) - 2200 E. 104th Ave. Suite 114,
Thornton, CO 80233
Boulder County Victory Office
- 324 Main St., Longmont, CO 80501
Pueblo/South East Victory Office
- 830 N. Main Street, Pueblo, CO 81003
Fort Collins/Weld Victory Office
- 1730 S. College Ave., Suite 203, Fort Collins, CO 80525
Castle Rock Victory Office
- 611 N. Wilcox St., Castle Rock, CO 80104
Highlands Ranch Victory Office
- 9135. Ridgeline Blvd. Suite 170, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
Eagle Victory Office - 50
Chambers Road, Buildng B, Unit A, Eagle, CO
Republican Party | 5950
S. Willow Dr., Suite 220 | Greenwood Village, CO 80111
2007) Wadhams is also managing former Rep. Bob Shaffer's U.S.
Senate campaign since March 2008. Campaign manager on Sen. George
Allen (R-VA)'s unsuccessful 2006 re-election campaign. Campaign
manager on former Rep. John Thune's 2004 win over Senate Minority
Leader Tom Daschle in South
Sen. Wayne Allard's 2002 re-election campaign. Managed Sen. Conrad Burns (R-MT)'s 2000
re-election campaign. Managed Bill Owens' successful 1998
campaign for governor of Colorado. Managed then Rep. Wayne
Allard's 1996 campaign for Senate. Press secretary to Sen. Conrad
Burns, 1994-95. Graduate of Colorado State University at
Pueblo. Elected Republican county chairman in Bent County in 1975
at age 19. Grew up in Southeastern Colorado. (A June 2005
article in Slate labeled
Wadhams as "Karl Rove's heir apparent").
(March 2008) Midwest regional political
director on Mitt Romney's presidential campaign, started Fall
director (Western region) in the Office of Political Affairs at the
House. Campaign manager on U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert's (WA-8)
watched 2006 re-election race.
Director/In-House Legal Counsel
(started July 15, 2008)
Taking a leave of absence from the Denver law firm of Zakhem Atherton
LLC. J.D. from the Sturm College of Law at the University of
Denver, 2005. M.B.A. from the University of Colorado, 2002; B.A.
from the University of Colorado, 2001. Call served as national
co-chairman of the College Republican National Committee from 2001-03.
Political Director/EDO Director
also came over from Zakhem Atherton LLC.
Previously worked at Colorado State
House of Representatives.
Press Aide - Matt Milner
Vice Chairman - Ms. Perry Buck
Secretary - Mr. Steve Schultz
Treasurer - Mr. Richard Westfall
National Committeeman - Mr Bob Schaffer
National Committeewoman - Ms. Lilly Nunez
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