Michael Gaynor manages the field staff and operations for GoRail. He brings two decades of political experience to his position, having served as a congressional staffer, political consultant, and public relations director to a national non-profit. Gaynor has taught campaign schools across the nation and consulted for numerous congressional and statewide campaigns, levies, and local municipal elections. He has assisted clients in the business, transportation, agriculture, and environmental sectors. A graduate of the University of Dayton, he also attended the RNC Campaign Management College. Gaynor and his wife, Elizabeth, have two sons, Nathaniel and Collin, and live in Columbus, Ohio.

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