Wednesday, October 19, 2011

John Elkington Named as Local Member of Rick Perry Campaign Team

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Memphian John Elkington, the well-known Performa executive and former Beale Street impresaro, has been announced as a member of Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry’s “campaign leadership team” for Tennessee.

Elkington has been active of late in fundraising activities for the Texas governor and in organizing get-togethers on Perry's behalf.

Also on the list of team members disseminated in a release by Perry's state campaign office in Nashville is conservative editor and broadcaster Larry Bates, a former state legislator from Shelby County.

The release named Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey of Blountville as Ramsey’s state campaign chairman, former California lieutenant governor Mike Curb as honorary campaign chairman, and Stephen Smith as state finance chairman.

Other team members listed in the release are:

Tom Beasley, former Tennessee GOP Chairman
Bob Davis, former Tennessee GOP Chairman
Howard “Butch” Eley
James Gregory
JR Hand
Bill Henson
Willis Johnson
Monty Lankford
Albert McCall
Dr. Paul and Carla McCombs
Andy Miller
Dick Powell
Reese Smith
Howard Wall, former Rutherford County GOP Chairman
Henny Weisinger
Brad Williams

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