SPRINGFIELD – GOP gubernatorial candidate Kirk Dillard announced today that Doris Christopher and Fred Krehbiel have joined former Governor Jim Edgar as co-chairs of the Dillard Tracy 2014 campaign.
"Doris and Fred are successful business executives and leaders within the Republican Party who understand what it will take to elect Kirk Dillard and Jil Tracy," Campaign Manager Glenn Hodas said. "Working alongside Governor Edgar, they will have a tremendous opportunity to move the campaign forward in the months to come."
Christopher (photo right) is the Founder and Chairman Emeritus of The Pampered Chef®, a direct seller of kitchen tools sold through in-home demonstrations. Founded in the basement of Christopher's home in 1980, The Pampered Chef has grown into a corporation serving 12 million customers annually.
Krehbiel (photo right) is co-chairman of Molex Incorporated, a manufacturer of electronic components. Based in Lisle, Illinois, Molex has manufacturing operations 50 countries and employs more than 34,000 people.