In Field Strategies Welcomes Former Florida GOP Executive Director George Riley

July 25, 2019

Former Florida GOP Executive Director to Expand In Field Strategies Presence in the Southeast

Washington, DC – In Field Strategies, a leading national grassroots and strategy firm, announced today the addition of George Riley as Regional Project Director. Riley, who recently served as Executive Director for the Republican Party of Florida, will be focused on expanding In Field Strategies presence in the Southeast.

“We are excited to welcome George Riley to the In Field Strategies team,” said Tommy Knepper. “George brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team and his valuable insight and desire to win every race we work on will be instrumental to our continued growth in Florida and around the country.”

“Not only will George enhance our best-in-class operation, he is an ideal addition to expand the firm’s presence in the Sunshine State,” said Brandon Vidrine. “His depth of knowledge in politics, along with his experience will be a tremendous asset to our team.”

“I am excited and honored to join the firm,” said Riley. “I look forward to helping In Field Strategies grow its already stellar brand in the Southeast and around the country.”

George Riley has more than a decade of experience with politics and grassroots activists in Florida. He began his career in 2008 serving as a victory director in Tampa. From there, he went on to serve as a regional field director, member relations director, director of party development and political director all with the Republican Party of Florida.

He most recently served as Executive Director for the Republican Party of Florida for three and a half years. In this role, he helped oversee the successful election cycles of 2016 and 2018 in Florida. In 2018, he oversaw $85 million of expenditures that went through the state party for five statewide campaigns.

Additionally, he worked with the RNC Victory Program to onboard nearly 100 employees for the 2016 and 2018 programs. During these cycles, George implemented the Chairman’s Project Majority Red initiative that was a voter registration effort that flipped ten majority Democrat registration counties to Republican majority.

George earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from Gettysburg College in 2005. He resides in Tallahassee with his daughters Amelia and Elizabeth.

About In Field Strategies
In Field Strategies is a leading national grassroots and strategy firm. The firm provides a comprehensive suite of door-to-door canvassing services that includes public opinion and survey research, consumer research, petition and signature gathering, ballot access, A/B message testing, persuasion, absentee and early vote push, and GOTV (Get-Out-The-Vote) with a grassroots mobilization network in all 50 states. Our firm is focused on utilizing sophisticated data insight to measure and persuade public sentiment while employing cutting edge technologies to ensure we deliver the best actionable data to our clients. Not only is our firm led by top talent with over 40 years of grassroots experience — we distinguish ourselves by having senior staff deeply engaged in each project from start to finish, a promise we keep to clients.

Tommy Knepper

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