State Treasurer of Arizona and Early Trump Supporter Named COO
(New York, N.Y.) July 27, 2016 – The Donald J. Trump for President Campaign is pleased to announce Jeff DeWit, State Treasurer of Arizona, as the campaign’s new Chief Operating Officer. Formerly a CEO and now State Treasurer, Mr. DeWit is managing the organizational and administrative operations within the campaign.
Mr. Trump said, “I have known and worked with Jeff for a long time and he is an outstanding leader and individual who will make it possible to for us together to win this election and Make America Great Again.”
As Arizona’s Chief Banker and Investment Officer, Treasurer DeWit oversees more than $13 Billion in state assets, serves as an investment manager for local governments and is the Chairman of Arizona’s State Board of Investment. Treasurer DeWit’s business background is vast. He is a successful financial professional with over 23 years of experience including 14 years as CEO of a financial firm. DeWit was the first statewide elected official in the nation to endorse Donald Trump.
“I have been proud to support Mr. Trump for President since before his candidacy was announced and am confident that his leadership is what our country needs to Make America Great Again. It is truly an honor to volunteer my time to help the campaign; it is a sacrifice my family and I are willing to make for the good of our nation’s future. Over the next few months, I am looking forward to helping Mr. Trump win the Presidency and put our country back on the path to prosperity.”
Replacing Mr. DeWit as Arizona Campaign Chairman of Donald J. Trump for President is Arizona State Representative Phil Lovas. “Phil is a good friend, hard worker and another longtime supporter of Mr. Trump,” said DeWit. “I know Phil will do a great job of filling my shoes on the state level so that I can volunteer my time to help Mr. Trump as he works to become America’s next president.”
New Arizona Campaign Chairman Phil Lovas said “I am honored to be a part of this movement and to be chosen the Arizona Chairman for Donald Trump. Jeff has done an outstanding job and worked diligently for the betterment of Arizona. I have supported Mr. Trump from the beginning and will work with the state party, elected leaders and grassroots volunteers to make sure we deliver a win in November.”