Qualls Campaign Announces Senior Leadership Team
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information contact: Gregg Peppin – 612.209.9351
Plymouth, Minnesota – Kendall Qualls, Republican candidate for Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional District, has announced his campaign’s senior leadership team.
“As our campaign continues to build momentum, I’m proud to announce our leadership team filled with proven veterans of winning tough races,” said Qualls. “Since announcing my candidacy just one month ago, it’s become clearer by the day that voters are sick of Dean Phillips’ empty rhetoric, choosing to align himself with Nancy Pelosi and Ilhan Omar, and not his own constituents. I’m excited to have a talented team in place to help make Dean a one-term congressman and restore voter’s trust in their representative.”
Stephan Thompson, General Consultant
Stephan most recently directed Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Brian Hagedorn’s upset victory, flipping a seat held by liberals for 43 years, despite being significantly outspent. Previously, he served as former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s campaign manager during his successful 2014 campaign and as the executive director of the Republican Party of Wisconsin. He is the president of Battleground Strategies, Inc.
Gregg Peppin, Senior Advisor
Gregg is a highly-respected Republican activist and strategist with over 30 years of experience on Minnesota campaigns ranging from president to state legislature. In 2018, Peppin served as Senior Advisor to the successful Hagedorn for Congress campaign, one of only two Republican congressional pick-ups nationwide. Peppin lives in Rogers, Minnesota and is a lifelong resident of the Third District. He is co-founder and president of P2B Strategies, Inc.
Jeanette Purcell, Finance Director
Jeanette Purcell currently serves is the Finance Director for Chairman Tom Emmer’s campaign and Leadership PAC. Jeanette also serves as a fundraising consultant to the National Republican Congressional Committee. Previously, Jeanette served as Finance Director to many of Minnesota’s high-profile campaigns, including Congressman Jason Lewis, Congressman Jim Hagedorn, Congressman Chip Cravaack, Stewart Mills and Jeff Johnson’s 2014 Gubernatorial campaign.
Kendall Qualls is a U.S. Army Veteran, healthcare executive, and community volunteer. Qualls has earned MA and MBA degrees from the University of Oklahoma and the University of Michigan and his undergraduate degree from Cameron University. Kendall resides in Medina with his wife Sheila of 33 years and has five children.
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