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25 June 2010

Reed Campaign Manager Named "Rising Star" By Campaign & Elections Magazine

Campaigns & Elections' Politics Magazine announced its 2010 Rising Stars winners presented by Aristotle at the Art of Politics Conference in Washington, D.C. last week.

Listed among the 41 recipients is Kasim Reed campaign manager Tharon Johnson.

"These winners go on to do great things. Former 'Stars' include David Axelrod, Laura Ingraham, Rahm Emanuel, Alex Castellanos, James Carville, Ed Gillespie, Jim Pinkerton, Ralph Reed, George Stephanopoulos, Donna Brazile and Igor Kyrylenko," said Dean Phillips, President of Aristotle.

Campaigns & Elections Rising Stars are political operatives under the age of 35 who have already made a significant mark in political consulting, campaigning or advocacy. The 2010 award winners include 15 Democrats, 15 Republicans and 11 nonpartisan or international leaders chosen from a pool of hundreds of nominees.