Gianforte hires four ‘key’ staffers

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The office of congressman-elect Greg Gianforte announced Monday the hiring of four staff members for his House office.

Hired were Charles Robison as chief of staff, Lesley Robinson as state director, Evan Wilson as western regional director and Tom Schultz as Montana press secretary.

According to a news release, Robison was Steve Daines’ state director for four years and previously practiced law at Gough, Shanahan, Johnson and Waterman in Helena, and Robinson is a rancher who served as a Phillips County Commissioner for the past 12 years and was candidate for Lt. Governor during Gianforte’s 2016 gubernatorial run.

Wilson was a chief of staff for the Montana House Republicans and ran successful re-election campaigns for both Denny Rehberg and Ryan Zinke, the news release states, and Schultz worked 18 years as a radio broadcaster in Missoula covering Grizzly football, later serving as press secretary for U.S. Congressman Denny Rehberg from 2001 until 2012.

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