Eric Beach (political consultant)

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Eric Beach
Residence Costa Mesa, California
Occupation Great America PAC, Chairman
Known for Veteran Republican Strategist
Political party Republican
Partner(s) Leigh Beach
Website https://www.greatamericapac.com/

Eric L. Beach is a Republican political strategist and consultant based out of Newport Beach, California.[1] He currently serves as the co-chair for the pro-Donald Trump Great America PAC, along with Ed Rollins.[2] Beach has previously worked for presidential campaigns of Rand Paul, Newt Gingrich, and Rudy Giuliani, as well as for Arnold Schwarzenegger's 2003 campaign for governor of California.

Early life and education[edit]

Beach was born in raised in Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C., where his father was a firefighter.[3] Beach attended Towson State University where he was a member of the football team and student body president for two years.[4] He obtained a master's degree in political science from George Washington University.[5]

Political career[edit]

Beach is a veteran political operative, having served on many high profile campaigns.[6] Beach is currently the co-chair of the pro-Donald Trump Great America PAC,[7] along with former Ronald Reagan campaign manager, Ed Rollins.[8][9]

Prior to joining the Great America PAC, Beach served as national finance chairman for Kentucky Senator Rand Paul's 2016 presidential campaign.[10] Beach also served a national finance chairman for former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich's 2012 presidential campaign.[11]

In 2008, Beach served as the state finance leader, in California, for Rudy Giuliani's presidential bid.[12] Beach has also served as national finance chairman for the Tea Party Express, campaign director for Bill Jones' 2004 U.S. Senate campaign in California, and as a member of Arnold Schwarzenegger's 2003 campaign team.[13]

Beach was brought in to run the Great America PAC in March 2016.[14]

Other activities[edit]

Beach founded Brothers in Arms, an organization that hosts hosts the annual Brothers in Arms Classic featuring high school football teams from around the country to raise awareness for those serving in the military and to raise money for the victims of fallen troops.[15][16][17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ reporter, Martin Wisckol, Politics. "O.C. man named Gingrich's state finance chief". Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  2. ^ "Pro-Trump super PAC ramps up, hires top political operative". Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  3. ^ Staff, Entrepreneur (2016-06-06). "Meet the 38 Year Old Who Co-Chairs One of the Largest Super PACs Supporting Donald Trump". Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  4. ^ Staff, Entrepreneur (2016-06-06). "Meet the 38 Year Old Who Co-Chairs One of the Largest Super PACs Supporting Donald Trump". Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  5. ^ Staff, Entrepreneur (2016-06-06). "Meet the 38 Year Old Who Co-Chairs One of the Largest Super PACs Supporting Donald Trump". Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  6. ^ "Raising Cash in Trump's Name, Whether He Likes It or Not". Bloomberg.com/politics. Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  7. ^ "Super PAC to mount pro-Trump charge in California". Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  8. ^ Ballhaus, Rebecca. "Who's Who: Meet the Super PACs Backing Donald Trump". Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  9. ^ "Pro-Trump super PAC ramps up, hires top political operative". Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  10. ^ Times, Los Angeles. "White House hopeful Rand Paul heads to California, money in mind". latimes.com. Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  11. ^ Times, Los Angeles. "White House hopeful Rand Paul heads to California, money in mind". latimes.com. Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  12. ^ reporter, Martin Wisckol, Politics. "O.C. man named Gingrich's state finance chief". Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  13. ^ reporter, Martin Wisckol, Politics. "O.C. man named Gingrich's state finance chief". Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  14. ^ "Pro-Trump super PAC ramps up, hires top political operative". Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  15. ^ "Playing in honor of a 'hellbent' hero". Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  16. ^ "Brothers in Arms". www.biafoundation.org. Retrieved 2016-07-29. 
  17. ^ "Brothers in Arms is a classic". Retrieved 2016-07-29.