Friends of Herman Cain, Inc. Hires New Hampshire Operative Presidential Exploratory Committee Signs Matt Murphy for Granite State Efforts
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STOCKBRIDGE, GA - Friends of Herman Cain, Inc. announced today the addition of Matt Murphy to the exploratory committee staff as its New Hampshire operations director.
Murphy brings to Friends of Herman Cain, Inc. vast political experience, distinguished military service and in-depth knowledge of Granite State grassroots and coalitions.
“We are delighted that Matt Murphy has joined the staff at Friends of Herman Cain,” Chief of Staff Mark Block said. “While Mr. Cain prayerfully considers a run for the White House, we have bolstered our efforts in early primary and caucus states, such as New Hampshire, to gauge interest on the ground for his potential candidacy. Matt’s efforts are imperative to our continued success in the Granite State.”
Murphy’s political background includes local and presidential campaigns, including Giuliani for President during the 2008 election cycle. He also served as a New Hampshire field representative for the National Rifle Association during the 2010 midterm elections, as well as the director of governmental affairs for Whitefield & Burke. Additionally, Murphy served as the executive director of the New Hampshire Advantage Coalition, a non-profit focused on grassroots legislative action.
Murphy graduated from Concordia University of Montreal, Quebec and the U.S. Army Armor Reconnaissance School in Fort Knox, Kentucky. He also served as an armored reconnaissance specialist in the U.S. Army.
“I am honored to join the Friends of Herman Cain team and look forward to helping Mr. Cain in his decision-making process,” Murphy said. “He has been well-received in my home state of New Hampshire, and I am confident that with even more exposure, Granite Staters will gravitate towards his message of free market principles and common sense solutions.”
Herman Cain has visited New Hampshire five times since June 2010.
Herman Cain is a corporate executive, radio talk show host and syndicated columnist from Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Cain previously served as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve of Kansas City and as the President and CEO of the National Restaurant Association. He is known especially for his role in economic policymaking and as a leader in the conservative grassroots movement. In January 2011, Mr. Cain established a presidential exploratory committee.
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