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Thompson Campaign Press Release - Thompson Names Statewide Finance Team

October 17, 2007

Two Former RNC National Finance Chairmen included

Nashville, TN - Today Presidential candidate Fred Thompson announced his Tennessee finance leadership team. State Representative Beth Harwell, a former Tennessee Republican Party Chairman and Bush pioneer, will head Thompson's efforts. Two former RNC Finance Chairmen, Mike Curb and Ambassador Joe Rodgers, are also part of the team. Jim Haslam, II, a prominent national fundraiser, will serve as one of the campaign's regional finance chairs.

"I am honored and excited to be leading Fred Thompson's finance team in Tennessee," said Beth Harwell. "Fred Thompson's consistent conservative message has always resonated with voters throughout Tennessee, and I look forward to expanding upon the tremendous support he already has across the state."

"Beth has always been a friend. I'm so pleased she will be heading up my finance team in Tennessee," said Fred Thompson. "The members of this Tennessee finance team are all friends of mine who I am honored will take the time and effort needed to help me carry our conservative principles to voters all over the nation."

Regional finance chairmen include:

East Tennessee

Mike and Kelly Conley

Jim Haslam, II

Jim Powell

John Thornton

Steve West

Middle Tennessee

Lee and Kelley Beaman

Scooter Clippard

Mike Curb

Albert McCall

Ambassador Joe Rodgers

West Tennessee

Rex and Johnnie Amonette

Jim Ayers

Senator Mark Norris

Jimmy Wallace

Members of the Statewide Finance Committee (in formation):

Lee Barfield

Sam Bartholomew

Ray Bell

Gary Brown

Gerald Coggin

Corky Coker

Pete DeLay

Marty Dickens

Jimmy Earle

Arles Greene

Congressman Van Hilleary

Lin Howard

Allan Jones

Monty Lankford

Fred Marcum

David McMahan

Jon Moffett

Cecil Morgan

Barbara Outhier

John Rich

John Ryder

Lisa Verble

Howard Wall

Reuben Watkins

Charles West

Justin Wilson

Annabel Woodall

Joseph A. "Woody" Woodruff

Bill Wyatt

Fred Thompson, Thompson Campaign Press Release - Thompson Names Statewide Finance Team Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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