Hillary Clinton-Organization, North Carolina
revised May 5, 2008


Headquarters: 516 N. West Street, Raleigh, NC 27603
State Director Averell "Ace" Smith
(announced March 17, 2008) Previously state director of Clinton's March 4 Texas campaign and Feb. 5 California primary campaign.  President of the political consulting firm SCN Public Relations.  Among his many campaigns, Smith managed the successful efforts of Jerry Brown for California Attorney General in 2006 and Antonio Villaraigosa for Mayor of Los Angeles in 2005.  He has also worked for California Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer and former Governor Gray Davis among many others.  Smith made his reputation as an opposition researcher; in the mid-1990's he headed up The Research Group.  Son of former San Francisco District Attorney Arlo Smith.  Resident of Kentfield.
Political Director Miguel Espinoza
Deputy political director on Clinton's California campaign, then worked on the campaign in Texas.  Prior to joining the campaign Espinoza was finishing his studies for a dual degree student at the University of Southern California, J.D. and M.P.P..  In 2005 he took a leave of absence from studies to serve as  field coordinator on Villaraigosa for Mayor.  Prior to starting at U.S.C. he worked as a journalist in Washington, DC.
Field Director Michael Trujillo
Field director on Clinton's California campaign, then field director on the campaign in Texas.  Described by the Daily News as "one of [Los Angeles Mayor] Villaraigosa's most-trusted political aides."
Deputy Field Director David Jacobson

Communications Director Carly Lindaeur
Deputy press secretary on Clinton's NH primary campaign, then communications director on the campaign in Missouri, Wisconsin and Vermont.  Prior to the campaign Lindaeur worked as a senior associate at Rabinowitz/Dorf Communications.  Public Policy Fellow for the Jewish Council for Public Affairs (JCPA).  B.S. in communications from Boston University's College of Communication, 2004.  Lindauer has also served as a communication intern for the Department of Women in New South Wales, Australia.

Charlotte - 6400 Fairview Rd, Charlotte, NC 28210    ...grand opening held April 3, 2008

Wilmington - 925 S. College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403

Rocky Mount - 2635 Sunset Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804

Winston-Salem - 704 Brookstown Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Jacksonville - 732 Court St, Jacksonville, NC 28540

Greensboro - 412 W. Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27401

Burlington - 14 NE Court Sq, Graham, NC 27253

Greenville - 2502 South Charles St, Greenville, NC 27858

Asheville - 24 Arlington St, Asheville, NC 28801

Fayetteville - 231 Franklin Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301

Concord - 35 Union Street South, Concord, NC 28025

Durham - 229 N. Gregson Street, Durham, NC 27701

Hendersonville - 350 7th Avenue East, Hendersonville, NC 28792

Tyron - 112 North Trade Street, Tyron, NC 28782

Gov. Mike Easley (announced April 29, 2008)

North Carolina for Hillary Leadership Council - over 160 elected officials and community leaders from 23 counties across the state (announced April 9, 2008).

North Carolina Women’s Leadership Council - and over 1,500 women (announced April 15, 2008)

over 60 North Carolina elected and former elected officials (announced April 30, 2008)

General Hugh Shelton - served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1997-2001 (announced March 1, 2008)

Maya Angelou (announced June 14, 2007)

Also: A March 6 posting on the Raleigh News & Observer website describes Richard Sullivan as "Hillary Clinton's man in North Carolina."  Sullivan served as DNC finance director in 1996.

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