October, 2011

SEN. DEB FISCHER ANNOUNCES U.S. SENATE CAMPAIGN TEAM

By Aaron  

SEN. DEB FISCHER ANNOUNCES U.S. SENATE CAMPAIGN TEAM

October 20, 2011 – Today, Senator Deb Fischer, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, announced some key members of her campaign team.

Rob Autry, Public Opinion Strategies - Pollster

Rob Autry is a partner at Public Opinion Strategies (POS), a nationally renowned Republican polling firm.  POS has 20 U.S. Senators, 5 governors, and 70 Members of Congress as clients.  POS has a history of success in Nebraska, including polling for Gov. Dave Heineman, Sen. Mike Johanns, Sen. Chuck Hagel, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, Rep. Adrian Smith and Rep. Lee Terry.

At Public Opinion Strategies, Rob has managed nearly 3,000 quantitative and qualitative research projects for various Republican candidates, Republican Party organizations, ballot initiatives, trade associations and Fortune 500 companies.

Doug McAuliffe, Doug McAuliffe Strategic + Creative - Media Strategist

Doug McAullife is principal, strategist and ad maker for Doug McAuliffe Strategic + Creative.  His commercials have won numerous awards and his creative expertise makes him one of the most sought after political media consultants in the country.  Doug has helped win 27 U.S. Senate races, 9 gubernatorial races, 15 Congressional campaigns, a Presidential nomination, and a Presidential re-election.

Doug has a successful record of accomplishment in Nebraska, serving as media strategist for Sen. Mike Johanns’ successful U.S. Senate campaign and Sen. Chuck Hagel’s upset wins over Don Stenberg and Ben Nelson.

Aaron Trost, Deb Fischer for U.S. Senate - Campaign Manager

Aaron Trost will serve as campaign manager for Deb Fischer for U.S. Senate.  Over the last nine years, Aaron has worked on numerous Republican campaigns as a staff member and political consultant.  He recently worked as a Senior Associate for the Singularis Group, a political advertising firm.  Aaron’s experience also includes managing and consulting on Sen. Jerry Moran’s successful U.S. Senate campaign and serving as a Regional Political Director for McCain-Palin 2008.

Brandon Winfrey, Winfrey and Company - PAC and National Fundraising

Brandon Winfrey will handle the campaign’s PAC and national fundraising.  Since 1994, Brandon has played an instrumental role in directing the fundraising efforts of candidates around the country.  His client list includes Sen. Mike Johanns, Sen. Jerry Moran, Sen. Thad Cochran, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry and Rep. Adrian Smith.

“I’m very excited to announce the team of experienced professionals who will assist my efforts to run a winning U.S. Senate campaign,” Senator Fischer stated.  “My campaign team, coupled with our grassroots efforts across the state, will help present my vision for common-sense, conservative leadership to the voters of Nebraska.”

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