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Meet Wayne Hamilton
Wayne Hamilton is a longtime Texas political operative. The longest-serving executive director in Republican Party of Texas history, during his tenure in that position Texas Republicans gained 623 elected offices, including control of every statewide office and the first Republican state house majority in 130 years. Hamilton also served as executive director of the Texas Inaugural Committee in 2003, 2007, and 2011, and as senior advisor in 2015.
As part of his political consulting services, Hamilton has assisted the campaigns of elected leaders across Texas at the county, state, and federal levels. In 2012, Hamilton worked as national political director for Rick Perry for President. In 2014, Hamilton was campaign manager for the successful 2014 gubernatorial campaign of sitting Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who won the statewide election by more than 20 points. Following that election, Hamilton returned to his private businesses and state lobby practice.
In 2018, #ProjectRedTX was formed, and Hamilton agreed to take the reins of the effort.
Hamilton is the founding partner of San Jacinto Consulting Group, a senior advisor for Caddo Associates, and board director for a local financial institution. He is a graduate of Dallas Baptist University and lives in Hill County, Texas.
Meet Cat Parks
Cat Parks is a businesswoman, horseman, ranch wife, cancer survivor, certified trauma nurse, and a proud Texas mama.
She strongly believes in the power of grassroots movements and recently completed her term as Vice Chair of the Republican Party of Texas.
As a board member for the Texas Federation of Republican Women and the Tarrant Area Food Bank West, Parks is committed to making the world a better place through volunteerism and political activism alike. Parks previously served as Chair of the Hamilton County Republican Party and on the board of the Texas Republican County Chairmen’s Association.
Cat is married to Dr. John Parks, a Navy veteran and retired anesthesiologist. They share a 12-year-old son, Pierce, four adult stepchildren, and 12 grandchildren. John and Cat own The Trinity Ranches in Texas and New Mexico, where they breed, raise, and train American Quarter Horses and travel across the nation teaching horsemanship clinics and seminars.
Parks has been actively involved in candidate recruitment for #ProjectRedTX and is a warrior for the organization’s mission of electing Republicans to local office.