Ron Nehring served as the California Chairman and National Spokesman of Ted Cruz for President Campaign. Prior to joining Senator Cruz, Ron served as the Director of International Programs at The Leadership Institute. The Leadership Institute is the nation’s oldest and largest conservative political training organization. In 2014, Ron was elected the Republican nominee for Lt. Governor of California, earning the support of the California Republican Party, the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, the National Rifle Association, the California Republican Assembly, and more than 2.5 million voters.