Americans for Rick Perry Names National Finance Chairman

Jul 28, 2011, 14:22 ET from Americans for Rick Perry

SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans for Rick Perry announced today that Nate Crain of Dallas, Texas has been named National Finance Chairman.  "Nate has been a major force in National Republican politics for over two decades," Chairman Bob Schuman said. "We are very fortunate to have someone of Nate's caliber, not only join our team but run our Finance committee."

"Yesterday's Gallup poll, which showed Gov. Perry in a statistical dead heat with Gov. Romney, demonstrates the strength of his candidacy," said Crain.  "I believe he is the strongest candidate to defeat President Obama in 2012."

Crain has served as Co-Chairman of the Republican National Committee Eagles, a major donor group.  While serving as Dallas County Republican Chairman Campaign and Election magazine noted that, "...Dallas County GOP has become one of the best organized county parties in the United States."

Crain is a successful technology entrepreneur who has served in many capacities in Texas Republican politics.

"My first priority is to assembly a national team of finance chairs to help move this organization to the next level," said Crain. "This work is important in taking the country back and setting it on the right course."

Contact: Bob Schuman

SOURCE Americans for Rick Perry