Romney's Campaign Staff Goes Private Sector - Or Just Returns To Old Jobs

by - May 07, 2013

And Romney's political consultants seem to have mostly gone back to their old consultancies. Brian Jones, a partner at GOP consulting firm the Black Rock Group, joined Romney's senior strategy team for several months but is now back at Black Rock. Stuart Stevens and Russell Schriefer, who together started the political consultancy Stevens & Schriefer Group before becoming two of Romney's top strategists, also returned to their firm. And Zac Moffatt, who founded Targeted Victory before become the Digital Director of the Romney campaign, is now back helming – what else? – Targeted Victory. [READ: Digital Firm Blamed for Romney Loss Now Working For Rubio, RNC] Notable exceptions to the private sector/old job rule: Gail Gitcho, Romney's former communications director, who was announced Tuesday as the new spokeswoman for Republican Governors Association, a fairly big get. And we'll be watching Romney campaign manager Matt Rhoades, who post-election launched what looks to be a powerful new GOP super PAC, "America Rising," which will focus on opposition research.

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