MANCHESTER – Today, Kevin Smith, Republican candidate for governor of New Hampshire, announced that he has hired Profile Strategy Group to advise his campaign.

“The principals at Profile Strategy Group are a proven and accomplished team of political advisors, with significant experience in statewide campaigns,” said Kevin Smith. “I’m pleased to have their support and counsel, and I couldn’t ask for a better team of strategists for my campaign.”

Profile Strategy Group is based in Concord and specializes in political strategy and campaign consulting. Brothers James Sununu and Michael Sununu formed the company with political veteran Jamie Burnett in 2009.

Strategist Jamie Burnett, said, “Kevin Smith is a smart and convincing candidate for governor. He is singularly focused on improving New Hampshire’s fiscal condition and economic environment to attract new businesses and to create good-paying, sustainable jobs for the 21st Century. Kevin is running a very competitive campaign, and once elected, he will provide excellent leadership for the state as Governor.”

The principals of PSG have served in key roles for numerous political organizations, including:

  • New Hampshire Republican State Committee 2009, 2010
  • New Hampshire House Republican Victory PAC 2010
  • John Robitaille for Rhode Island Governor 2010
  • Rich Ashooh for Congress (NH-1) 2010
  • Chris Sununu for New Hampshire Executive Council 2010
  • John E. Sununu for U.S. Senate 2002, 2008
  • John E. Sununu for Congress (NH-1) 1996, 1998, 2000
  • Mitt Romney for President 2008
  • RNC Victory Campaign/Bush-Cheney 2004
  • National Republican Congressional Committee 1991-1996
  • Steve Forbes for President 1996
  • Steve Merrill for New Hampshire Governor 1992