ENDORSEMENTS

Bryce Reeves

Senator for Virginia's 17th District.

www.brycereeves.com

After graduating from Texas A&M University, Bryce Reeves was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army and served as an Airborne Army Ranger. 

After serving in the Army, Reeves worked as a beat police officer and was promoted to Vice-Narcotics Detective for Prince William County in Virginia. 

For the past 16 years, Reeves has owned and operated small businesses with his wife, Anne Reeves.

Reeves served as a grassroots leader and Chairman of the Spotsylvania County Republican Committee, and in November 2011 he defeated a 28-year incumbent Democrat to win the 17th District Senate seat. With his narrow win of 86 votes on election night, Reeves changed the balance of power in the Virginia Senate for the second time since Reconstruction. He was re-elected in November 2015 with nearly 63 percent of the vote. 

Senator Reeves currently serves as Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services, overseeing social service, corrections, and alcohol beverage distribution and regulatory matters. He also serves on the Courts of Justice, General Laws, Privileges and Elections, Rules, and Joint Rules Committees. 

Reeves was chosen to serve as the Co-Chair of the General Assembly’s Military and Veteran’s Caucus. He is currently the Senate representative on the Virginia Military Advisory Council to the Governor (VMAC), the reconstituted Commission on Military Installations and Defense Activities (COMIDA), and in 2016 was appointed to the Secure Commonwealth Panel. Reeves is a member of the Board of Veterans Services and the WWI and WWII Commemoration Commission and Advisory Council. 

In 2016, the National Rifle Association presented Reeves with the Defender of Freedom Award for his work to restore and expand reciprocity rights in Virginia. 

Reeves holds a Master of Public Administration in Public Policy from George Mason University. He completed the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Political Leaders Program and the Sorensen Candidate Training Program. In 2013, he completed the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Bryce lives in Spotsylvania County, Virginia with his wife Anne and their two children, Nikki and Jack.

Glenn Davis

Delegate

www.davisforlg.com

Delegate Glenn Davis is one of Virginia’s leading advocates for economic development, regulatory and tax reform, and helping grow Virginia’s small businesses. Del. Davis has received multiple awards and honors, including Freshman Legislator of the Year and Champion of Free Enterprise from the Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

Del. Davis is an entrepreneur who started his first business out of his one-bedroom apartment and, 8 years later, grew it into one of the 100 fastest growing IT companies in America, as recognized by Inc. Magazine. Del. Davis’ proven track record managing both small businesses and nationally recognized brands has made him a premier expert on economic issues, technology, and government reform.

In 2017, Del. Davis sought the Republican nomination for Virginia Lieutenant Governor, traveling over 50,000 miles across Virginia in a grassroots campaign. Del. Davis’ issues-based campaign and focus on improving the lives of Virginians from all regions and backgrounds earned respect and support from all across the Commonwealth. Davis emerged from the campaign as a pre-eminent leader for Virginia Republicans on economic and regulatory reform.

Glenn Davis represents the 84th House of Delegates District in the Virginia General Assembly, where he serves on the Education, Transportation, and Militia, Police and Public Safety Committees. He also served as Chairman of the Joint Commission on Technology and Science (JCOTS) Sub-Committee on Cybersecurity and is a member of the Business Development Caucus and the Virginia Tourism Caucus. He was first elected to the House of Delegates in 2013.

Prior to joining the House of Delegates, Davis was twice elected to the Virginia Beach City Council, in 2008 and 2012. Through his service in local government, Davis led on issues of local job creation and economic development. Davis also led on reforming education through his service as a founding board member of Virginia Beach’s first charter school. 

Del. Davis began his public service career as a legislative aide to two Republican members of the House of Delegates. Davis also is a graduate of the Sorenson Institute for Political Leadership at the University of Virginia and the EO/MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s program. He is a member and past president of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization of Southeast Virginia. He has also served as Chairman and as a classroom volunteer for Junior Achievement of Greater Hampton Roads, teaching students financial literacy and success skills, and is a member of the Virginia Beach Rotary.

Glenn and his wife, Chelle, live in Virginia Beach and are both very active in community and charitable efforts throughout Hampton Roads.

Eric Dekenipp

Loudoun County school board

www.dekenipp4lcps.com

Eric has been happily married to Elizabeth F. DeKenipp, Guidance Counselor at Briar Woods High School in Ashburn for the last ten years and is the proud father of two beautiful daughters, Ava and Alexa, students at Sycolin Creek Elementary School. Eric is the eldest of 8 children and spent a majority of his childhood trying to keep his siblings together while moving between various family members and foster homes in New York City. After the attacks on September 11th, 2001, Eric voluntarily enlisted and served honorably with the United States Marine Corps and through great mentorship, worked hard to establish a professional post military career and founded www.semperfistaffing.com, a Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Small Business (DVOSB) based in Loudoun County.
 

Eric currently serves as the Senior Manager of Human Capital at Vencore Inc. in Chantilly, VA. Prior to Vencore, Eric served as the Director, Resource Management with Unisys Corporation where he oversaw financially and resource management initiatives for over 22,000 employees that resulted in business operations and productivity improvements globally. Other leadership roles that Eric has held include serving as a Staff Advisor under Secretary Salazar at the Department of the Interior and oversight of deployment planning for the 3rd Marine Division of United States Marine Corps in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF).

Nick Freitas

Delegate

www.nickjfreitas.com

Nick Freitas has been married to his high school sweet heart and wife Tina Freitas since 1999. They have 3 children, Lillyana, Luke and Alexandria. Nick and Tina have both been dedicated to conservative principles and actively worked on behalf of the Republican Party since High School. Nick’s mother was a President of a Republican Women’s organization, and Nick was walking precincts for our Republican candidates since he was 15. 

Immediately following high school Nick joined the Army and served with the 82nd Airborne Division and 25th Light Infantry Division as an Infantryman. After September 11th Nick volunteered for US Army Special Forces (Green Berets) and eventually served 2 tours in Iraq as a Special Forces Weapons SGT and Special Forces Intelligence SGT. Even during that time Nick actively worked on behalf of conservative principles and the Republican Party by writing and advocating for Republican candidates.

Honorably discharged in 2009, Nick moved his family to Virginia where he began working as an instructor and Program Manager. Within 3 years Nick rose to become the Director of Operations for a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Company providing direct support to our service men and women conducting counter insurgency and counter IED operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. During that same time Nick moved to Culpeper and immediately became involved with the local Republican unit.

 

Nick was asked by then Virginia Senate candidate Bryce Reeves to lead his grass roots operations in Culpeper. Bryce Reeves went on to defeat a 28 year Democrat incumbent, with a Republican Senate candidate carrying Culpeper for the first time since it was included in the 17th Senate district. Nick went on to become the precinct coordinator for Culpeper, developing a grass roots strategy and organization that would set records in the county for volunteer hours and Republican voter turnout. Nick was unanimously elected to be the Culpeper County Republican Committee Chairman in 2014. Nick’s wife Tina served as the President of the Founding Fathers Republican Women's club in Culpeper and his daughter Lilly was awarded the Youth Volunteer award for making over 1200 phone calls in support of our Republican candidates in 2012.

After 11 years in the Army and living in multiple places around the country the Freitas family is very happy to call Culpeper home. 

“I am first and foremost a Christian. My dedication to conservative principles is rooted in this worldview. Principles of individual liberty, personal responsibility, respect for God and limited, constitutional government are not merely convenient political concepts, but essentials which are fundamental to our liberty, prosperity and security.” - Nick Freitas