Republican National Convention

Donations to the Tampa Bay Host Committee

The nonpartisan, nonprofit Tampa Bay Host Committee took in nearly $55.9 million to support the Aug. 27-30 Republican National Convention in Tampa, according to a finance report filed Wednesday night with the Federal Election Commission.

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A $5 million donation from Las Vegas casino owner Sheldon Adelson and another $4.6 million from St. Petersburg businessman Bill Edwards and his companies propelled the Tampa Bay Host Committee over its $55 million fundraising goal for the Republican National Convention.

Some names may appear more than once if they gave more than one donation.

ContributorCityZipStateEmployerOccupationDonation dateAmountInteger
Robert JutrasSan Tan Valley85140AZIntech Equipmentsales04/04/2012$250250
Brian P. KeenanTampa33626FLFirst Natl. Bank of Gulf Coastbanker23/23/2012$300300
Joseph MooreTampa33607FLPIP Printing & Marketing Servicesowner29/29/2010$425425
Carol Jane SmithTampa33629FLn/ahomemaker18/18/2012$500500
Andrew L. GrahamTampa33606FLAndrew L. Graham, P.A.attorney15/15/2012$1,0001000
Glenda R. BarlowTampa33611FLn/aretired17/17/2012$1,0001000
William P. CatoeTampa33618FLn/aretired17/17/2012$1,0001000
Jim S. ReschTampa33605FLGulfeagle Supplyc.e.o.31/31/2012$1,0001000
Ron K. BaileyTampa33606FLBattleview Investmentsadministrator23/23/2012$2,0002000
Brian B. FunkTampa33606FLHG Managementreal estate23/23/2012$3,5003500
Larry MorganClearwater Beach33767FLself-employedauto sales28/28/2011$5,0005000
Terry J. KohlerSheboygan53082WIWindway Capital Corp.president/c.e.o.18/18/2012$5,0005000
Linda C. DowellTampa33615FLDowell Systems, Inc.owner28/28/2011$5,0005000
Drew A. GrahamTampa33611FLBallast Point Venturesprincipal28/28/2011$5,0005000
William S. MillerTampa33629FLself-employedimporter28/28/2011$5,0005000
Greg TruaxTampa33611FLFrontpage Floridapublisher28/28/2011$5,0005000
Mark MillsTampa33685FLYuma Solutions, Inc.president20/20/2011$5,0005000
Kathleen ShanahanTampa33629FLWRS Compassc.e.o.20/20/2011$5,0005000
Stephen J. MitchellTampa33611FLSquire Sander, LLPattorney27/27/2012$5,0005000
Charles B. FunkTampa33629FLself-employeddeveloper23/23/2012$5,0005000
Alexander D. MacKinnonTampa33606FLYale Lift Trucksc.e.o.23/23/2012$5,0005000
Kenneth P. JonesTampa33602FLCommunications Equity Associatesattorney06/06/2010$6,2506250
Michael L. KeiserChicago60614ILBandon Dunes Golf Resortpresident18/18/2012$10,00010000
Robert I. WatkinsTampa33606FLRobert Watkins & Companyaccountant09/09/2012$10,00010000
Jeffrey BrandesSt. Petersburg33704FLself-employedlumber01/01/2011$10,009.1210009.12
Harrison I. SteansBannockburn60015ILFinancial Investments Corp.chairman31/31/2012$125,0012500
Jennifer W. SteansEvanston60201ILFinancial Investments Corp.investor31/31/2012$12,50012500
William R. HoughSt. Petersburg33701FLRBC Wealth Managementwealth manager23/23/2012$15,00015000
Pamela S. MumaBelleair33756FLn/ahomemaker22/22/2012$25,00025000
James E. MacDougladSt. Petersburg33704FLn/aretired28/28/2011$25,00025000
Thomas L. duPontSt. Petersburg33716FLduPont Publishing, Inc.publisher31/31/2012$25,00025000
Jessie T. KrusenTampa33629FLn/ahomemaker06/06/2012$25,00025000
Alfred S. AustinTampa33607FLAS Austin Companyc.e.o.27/27/2012$25,00025000
Robert J. GrammigTampa33602FLHolland & Knight, LLPattorney18/18/2012$15,00015000
Robert J. GrammigTampa33602FLHolland & Knight, LLPattorney14/14/2010$5,0005000
Robert J. GrammigTampa33602FLHolland & Knight, LLPattorney18/18/2012$5,0005000
Richard A. BeardTampa33629FLR.A. Beard Co.real estate investor13/13/2012$25,00025000
Don DeFossetTampa33607FLn/aretired02/02/2012$25,00025000
Richard A. BeardTampa33629FLR.A. Beard Co.real estate investor06/06/2010$6,2506250
Don DeFossetTampa33607FLn/aretired06/06/2010$62506250
Jeffrey GordonCharlotte28262NCJeff Gordon, Inc.race car driver04/04/2012$50,00050000
Thomas A. JamesSt. Petersburg33716FLRaymond James Financial, Inc.executive20/20/2011$50,00050000
W. Andrew KrusenTampa33629FLDominion Financial Grouppresident31/31/2012$50,00050000
Joseph M. WilliamsTampa33605FLKimmins Contracting Corp.executive22/22/2012$45,00045000
Joseph M. WilliamsTampa33605FLKimmins Contracting Corp.executive19/19/2011$5,0005000
Cliff AsnessGreenwich6830CTAQR Capital Managementexecutive06/06/2012$100,000100000
Thilo D. BestTampa33629FLHorizon Bay Senior Communitieschairman20/20/2011$100,000100000
Ian M. GormanPalm Harbor34685FLNational Title Network, Inc.executive26/26/2010$8,333383333
James C. SketchPalm Harbor34685FLNational Title Network, Inc.executive26/26/2010$8,333383333
Ian M. GormanPalm Harbor34685FLNational Title Network, Inc.executive19/19/2011$8,333383333
James C. SketchPalm Harbor34685FLNational Title Network, Inc.executive19/19/2011$8,333383333
Ian M. GormanPalm Harbor34685FLNational Title Network, Inc.executive13/13/2012$8,333383333
James C. SketchPalm Harbor34685FLNational Title Network, Inc.executive13/13/2012$8,333383333
Parker J. CollierNaples34109FLself-employedentrepreneur16/16/2010$250,000250000
William L. EdwardsTreasure Island33706FLMarketing Investors Corp.chairman01/01/2010$350,000350000
Willis J. JohnsonFranklin37069TNCopart, Inc.chairman23/23/2012$500,000500000
Phillip GeierNew York10028NYGeier Group, LLCchairman21/21/2012$500,000500000
William H. BaumgartTarpon Springs34688FLNational Title Network, Inc.executive19/19/2011$167,667167667
William H. BaumgartTarpon Springs34688FLNational Title Network, Inc.executive13/13/2012$167,000167000
William H. BaumgartTarpon Springs34688FLNational Title Network, Inc.executive26/26/2010$166,666166666
James S. DavisBrighton2135MANew Balance Athletic Shoeschairman01/01/2012$1,000,0001000000
Robert L. MercerEast Setauket11733NYRenaissance Technologiesfinancial analyst17/17/2012$1,000,0001000000
Paul SingerNew York10019NYElliott Management Corp.principal21/21/2012$1,000,0001000000
Ronald WanikSt. Petersburg33704FLAshley Furniture Industries, Inc.executive23/23/2011$1,000,0001000000
David H. KochWichita67201KSKoch Chemical Technology Groupexec. vice-president20/20/2012$1,000,0001000000
Sheldon G. AdelsonLas Vegas89109NVLas Vegas Sands Corp.c.e.o.30/30/2012$5,000,0005000000
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