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Administration

Rob Brooks, Executive Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 160
Rob Brooks is the Executive Director of the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Since 2013, Rob served as a consultant for campaigns at all levels of government, specializing in campaign strategy, grassroots, and advertising. Prior to that, Rob served as the Chester County Republican Party’s Executive Director for six years. Rob is a graduate of Widener University.

Salli Hironimus, Senior Executive Assistant
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 100
Salli Hironimus serves as the Senior Executive Assistant for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. degree in behavioral science.

Compliance

Joel Jukus, Comptroller
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 117
Joel Jukus serves as Comptroller for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Joel previously worked as a senior accountant with a leading Pennsylvania public accounting firm, and serves as the Chairman of the Dauphin County Young Republicans. Joel is a graduate of Bloomsburg University. Joel is a Certified Public Accountant.

Stuart Keckler, Director of Operations
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 118
Stuart Keckler serves as the Director of Operations for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. He previously worked as Deputy Commissioner for the Pennsylvania Department of State during the Corbett administration, and as a Field Representative for the PA GOP during the 2010 election. Stuart is a native of Cumberland County, and a graduate of Washington & Jefferson College.

Gretchen Svitko, Database Coordinator
Gretchen serves as the Database Coordinator for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania.

Communications

Greg Manz, Communications Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901
Greg Manz is currently the Communications Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government and a member of the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society, Greg most recently served as President Trump’s Pennsylvania Communications Director. Greg is a seasoned Pennsylvania campaign operative with a keen sense of politics and interpersonal skills. Specifically, Greg specializes in creative message development, strategic communications, and media relations.

Digital

Stan Olshefski, Digital Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 180
Stan Olshefski serves as the Republican Party of Pennsylvania’s Digital Director. Prior to working for the PA GOP, he worked at the National Republican Senatorial Committee and served as a digital consultant for Governor Brian Sandoval, U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch, and U.S. Senator Dean Heller’s successful campaigns in 2010 and 2012. Stan is a native of Bucks County, and a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Finance

Laura Wagoner, Finance Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 162
Laura Wagoner is currently the Finance Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. Prior to this role, Laura served as the Executive Director of the Republican Party of Chester County where she oversaw and implemented strong fundraising efforts and managed a base of over 1,500 grassroots volunteers. She is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College and working toward a Masters of Public Administration from West Chester University. Laura is also the National committeewoman for the Pennsylvania Young Republicans.

Political

Cody Harbaugh, Political Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 142
Cody Harbaugh currently serves as the Political Director for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania. A graduate of Lebanon Valley College, Cody began interning with the PA GOP in 2009. Following graduation, he ran the York field office for the 2010 midterm election. He then served as the Northeast Field Director in Wilkes-Barre, and Deputy Political Director at our Harrisburg headquarters. He now oversees the PA GOP member, field and election operations.

Derrick Backer, Deputy Political Director
Phone: (717) 234-4901, ext. 145
Derrick Backer currently serves as the Deputy Political Director. After graduating from Bloomsburg University, Derrick took a job within Governor Corbett’s Administration. He then served as the Chief Aide to an Elected Official in New Jersey on the Budget Committee. He is the current Pennsylvania Young Republicans Treasurer and Dauphin County Heroes Grove Committee Treasurer.