French Hill Announces Campaign Leadership and Staff (AR-2)

Little Rock businessman and Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives (AR-2), French Hill, announced his campaign leadership and staff.  “I am proud of our team and excited for this campaign,” said French Hill. “We have some great early momentum, but we’re just getting started.”

The campaign leadership and staff includes:

Larry Walther- Campaign Chairman

Mr. Walther is a retired SBC, now AT&T, Vice President and Chairman of the SBC Foundation. Upon retirement, he served as Director of the Arkansas Department of Economic Development under Gov. Mike Huckabee, Director of the United States Trade and Development Agency under President George W. Bush, and Republican Member of the Board of Directors of the Export Import Bank of the United States.  He is an Ashley County, Arkansas native.

Warren A. Stephens- Finance Chairman

Mr. Stephens is Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Stephens Inc. He joined the firm in 1981 and was elevated to President in 1986.  He has served as a finance committee chairman and finance committee member for various congressional and presidential campaigns throughout the years.

Jack Sisson- Campaign Manager

For the past three years, Jack has served as Sen. John Boozman’s health policy advisor in Washington, D.C.  In 2010, he helped manage Boozman’s winning state-wide race against Sen. Blanche Lincoln. He has previously served as a policy advisor and campaign aide to former Sen. Sam Brownback (R-KS).

Cathy Lanier- Finance Director

Cathy is a graduate of both UALR and UAMS. She served as a political fundraiser in 2010 for Rep. Tim Griffin’s winning congressional race, and she has since worked on various state and national campaigns. She has lived in Little Rock for the past 25 years with her husband, Rusty, and their two daughters, Emily and Laura. She is a Magnolia, Arkansas native.

Mary Ashleigh Bierbaum- Executive Assistant and Campaign Scheduler

Mary Ashleigh graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2012 with a degree in Business Administration. She is a native ofHamburg, Arkansas, and she currently resides in Little Rock.

Bob Wickers & Bryan Sanders- General Consultant, Pollster, and Media Consultant

For 20 years, the Wickers Group has provided full service consulting for top Republican leaders, including Gov. Mike Huckabee (AR), Gov. Robert Bentley (AL), and Rep. Ted Yoho (FL), among many others.