Ariail Smith Gorman
joined Capitol Strategy Group in 2009 and has helped to coordinate several major fundraising events since joining the team. She brings fundraising, event planning, and communication skills to the firm. Gorman has raised money for many members of the State Legislator including Representative Sharon Cooper (Chairman of the House Health and Human Services Committee), Representative Ben Harbin, Representative Matt Hatchett (House Caucus Chairman), Representative John Meadows (Chairman of the House Rules Committee), Senator Renee Unterman (Chairman of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee), Senator Ben Watson, M.D., Representative Sam Watson, and Senator John Wilkinson (Chairman of the Senate Ag Committee). She also has coordinated political fund raising for local officials such as Forsyth County Sheriff Duane Piper and Superior Court Judge of the Coweta Judicial Circuit, the Honorable Bill Hamrick. Gorman served as the Financial Director for Rep. Donna Sheldon and Mike Collins, who were both candidates for the 10th Congressional District race in 2014. She is currently helping with three special election house races for Shaw Blackmon, Scott Downing and Betty Price, M.D.