Nick Bellas is a New York banker who connected Take Back with numerous potential supporters and major donors during a one day tour to New York. Nick is a Client Relationship Executive with an entrepreneurial spirit, significant public sector industry experience, strong relationship management skills and a proven track record in selling professional services to state governments and the corporate sector. He is a strong relationship manager with the City of New York responsible for business development and serves the City of NY client account across multiple agencies. Nick’s strong consulting sales knowledge and experience and indepth understanding of federal, [...]
Peter is an American author, academic, and political consultant. He is currently the president of the Government Accountability Institute (GAI), and is a former William J. Casey Research Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. He is also Breitbart News Senior Editorat-Large. He is known for writing The New York Times bestseller, Clinton Cash in 2015 as well as articles such as Who Wrote the Omnibus? Four Lawmakers Many Lobbyists. Pete joined the Advisory Board after taking part in a presentation with John Pudner at the Brookings Institute earlier this year.
Former Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 17th district from 1997 to 2011. She ran for the Illinois's 10th congressional district will chair the National Board of Advisors for Take Back Our Republic, an independent nonpartisan group that is focusing on conservative solutions to problems with the campaign finance system. The Advisory Board will help promote the efforts of Take Back Our Republic. Some of the 12 members may join the National Board of Directors when it convenes in May.
Mr. Colgate, the tallest man in Virginia at 7‐foot‐3, is a former mining executive, a hunting and deep sea fishing enthusiast, and he won one of the hardest fought battles for a Congressional Chairmanship, during which Eric Cantor’s supporters spent heavily against him. Curtis remains active in local politics, most recently supporting Virginia Beach local, Clay Atkinson, for Chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia Beach.
Francis Johnson is a founding partner of Communications Resources LLC, a public affairs, public relations and political consultancy specializing in government and media relations, corporate communications and crisis communications initiatives, developed policy issues for political candidates, and grassroots engagement efforts. He has worked at all levels in national political campaigns, serving various positions in the McCain/Palin 2008, Bush/Cheney 20002004 and Bush/Quayle ‘92. He also served on the gubernatorial campaigns of Gilmore for Governor ‘97, and the Williams for Governor ‘93 campaigns. Throughout his career, Johnson has also served as a strategist and consultant on various public affairs initiatives addressing a [...]
Mr. McEver founded Berkshire Capital in 1983, pioneering the concept of providing independent merger, acquisition and strategic advisory services for investment managers and securities firms. As Chairman, Bruce directs the Firm's international business development as well as the longterm strategy and business development efforts of Berkshire Capital, in addition to his responsibilities for maintaining longstanding client relationships. Bruce is a featured speaker at industry forums. Prior to founding Berkshire Capital, Bruce served as the Assistant to the Chairman of Paine Webber Group Inc. for mergers and acquisitions. He was formerly a Vice President for mergers and acquisitions with Blyth Eastman [...]
In a 2011 article, The New York Times described this partner of George W. Bush’s Attorney General as the “consummate political insider”. In complete agreement, Bloomberg news when profiling her in September, 2012, said, “She brings Washington power players together in a way others can’t match. If you’re looking for the right introduction in D.C., you need to know Juleanna Glover.” With an impressive background in both public and government affairs, Ms. Glover served on the senior staffs of then President-elect George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, Mayor Rudy Giuliani, presidential candidate Steve Forbes, and then Senator John Ashcroft. [...]
Former Cutler Bay Mayor Ed MacDougall successfully fought and helped stop the Miami Dolphins’ now-defunct push for a subsidized stadium renovation. As a known conservative leader and police officer willing to fight for reform, MacDougall proved an effective voice in stopping the giveaway of taxpayer money in South Dade for the stadium as another example of officials backing donors over constituents. MacDougall also served two combat tours in Vietnam. Ed is a former member of the U.S. Army’s Special Forces, Green Beret, “Airborne”. The Miami Herald credited MacDougall with traveling to the State Capitol in Tallahassee with his ally Norman [...]