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Press Release - Mitt Romney Announces Kentucky Finance Chairs

November 07, 2011

Mitt Romney today announced his Kentucky State Finance Chairs, Joe Craft and Kelly Knight.

"I am proud to announce my Kentucky State Finance Chairs," said Mitt Romney. "Kelly and Joe's help will be essential in securing the resources necessary to defeat President Obama in 2012. Kentucky has been hit hard by President Obama's failed economic leadership. Voters there and across the country are looking for a president who will not only bring back jobs and restore economic growth but also get serious about energy independence and take advantage of our country's coal resources, which is especially important in Kentucky. Kelly and Joe's support will be essential to spreading my message to turn around our struggling economy."

Background on Kentucky State Finance Chairs:

  • Kelly Knight served as the United States Public Delegate for the opening of the United Nations General Assembly and was appointed by President George W. Bush to that post in 2007. Currently, she is the Chairman of a strategic management firm. An active member of her community, Knight serves on the Board of The Salvation Army of Lexington.
  • Joe Craft is president, chief executive officer, and a director of Alliance Resource Partners, the fourth largest coal producer in the eastern United States. He also serves as president, chief executive officer, and Chairman of the Board of Alliance Holdings GP. Craft is a director for Bank of Oklahoma and Tulsa Community Foundation.

Mitt Romney, Press Release - Mitt Romney Announces Kentucky Finance Chairs Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/298607

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