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Friday, December 02, 2011

MDGOP Announces Hiring Of Executive Director

ANNAPOLIS - Chairman of the Maryland Republican Party, Alex X. Mooney, announced the hiring of David A. Ferguson to serve as the next Executive Director of the Maryland GOP.

Currently, David is the principal of Ferguson & Associates, a full-service marketing, advertising and public relations firm headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia and Montgomery, Alabama. Ferguson & Associates works with small businesses, public figures, community and sports organizations, educational institutions, as well as Republican and conservative nonpartisan candidates for public office. He has managed several small businesses under the banner of David Ferguson Enterprises.

At 23, Ferguson was the youngest major-campaign manager in America when he led now-Governor, Dr. Robert Bentley's, campaign to a surprise victory in Alabama's 2010 Republican Primary. Since his days as a College Republican, he has managed and worked on campaigns at numerous levels.

Mooney, said, "David's understanding of business management, fundraising, and the political environment makes him an excellent choice to lead the day-to-day operations of the Maryland GOP. I look forward to serving with David as we go onward as a united party."

Ferguson said, "I am thankful for the new and exciting opportunity to work with the Maryland Republican Party. Despite the challenges we face, I have promised to lead an effective organization that will communicate a conservative vision of lower taxes, fiscal responsibility, and creating the best environment in America to live, work, and raise a family."

Ferguson is replacing interim-Executive Director State Delegate Justin Ready. Ready temporarily served in the capacity vacated by Kim Jorns, who now serves as the Executive Director of the Michigan Republican Party

“MDGOP activists and party officers greatly appreciate Del. Ready’s willingness to step in and help us make solid progress the last half of this year. We wish him well as he prepares for the upcoming Legislative Session in House of Delegates,” concluded Mooney.

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