great staff members to work on his campaign in Michigan:
With Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney headed to Michigan for events this week, he announced his in-state campaign staff on Tuesday.Lori Wortz, a consultant who previously served as chief of staff to former state Senate Majority Leader Dick Posthumus, joins the campaign as senior advisor, and Rob Macomber, who served as director of candidate and party assistance for former state Republican Party chairman Saul Anuzis, takes over as state director.Lauren Rakolta joins the campaign as finance director in the state. The daughter of John Rakolta -- the head of Detroit-based construction firm Walbridge Aldinger who served as a national chairman for the Romney campaign in 2008 -- Lauren Rakolta worked as a fundraiser for Romney’s 2008 run and his 2002 campaign for Massachusetts governor. Bryce Sandler, who was finance director for former U.S. Rep. Joe Knollenberg, comes on as deputy finance director in Michigan.
In addition to adding excellent staff members to work on Mitt's campaign in Michigan, Mitt Romney has also pledged to attend the state GOP’s biannual Mackinac Island policy conference in September:
Romney, who was in Michigan on Thursday on a brief campaign tour, is the second presidential hopeful slated to address the conference. The first to confirm was former Georgia congressman Newt Gingrich.
This isn't the first time Mitt Romney will be speaking at the MacKinac Island policy conference. He gave a speech there in 2007 prior to announcing his candidacy for the 2008 Presidential election.