PRESS RELEASE Gill CA09: GILL RAISES $955,000 IN 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 31, 2012
GILL RAISES $955,000 IN 2011
LODI, CA, January 31, 2012 – After concluding another strong fundraising quarter, Ricky Gill’s congressional campaign today will report raising a total of more than $955,000 in 2011.
Gill’s campaign raised $200,000 in the quarter ending December 31 and entered 2012 with nearly $840,000 cash on hand. The campaign has continued its strong record of fundraising early in 2012 after holding a successful event on January 10 featuring former Florida Governor Jeb Bush.
About Ricky Gill
Ricky Gill is a native of San Joaquin County, born and raised in Lodi, California. The son of immigrant parents, Ricky is a small business owner, a family farmer, and a former member of the California State Board of Education whose story speaks to the power of the American dream. Ricky grew up helping manage his family’s vineyard operation and serving the community as chair of the Greater Lodi Area Youth Commission. He has played an integral role in his family’s small business, which employs 60 people in the San Joaquin Valley, for several years. In 2004, he was appointed by the Governor to the California State Board of Education, where he served as the sole representative of more than six million public school students. He subsequently served as an adviser to the California Secretary of Education. Ricky now serves as a member of the Lodi Boys & Girls Club Board of Directors. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Princeton University, he will soon complete his Juris Doctor at the University of California, Berkeley.