Phoenix –  Jeff DeWit, CEO/Investment Professional and candidate for Arizona State Treasurer, announced today that State Senator Kelli Ward has endorsed his candidacy.

“As the Senator representing Legislative District 5, I am pleased to endorse Jeff DeWit in his race for State Treasurer.  Like Jeff, I place a high value on candidates that believe in conservative principles. The extensive private sector financial experience he brings to the table is invaluable to our state and to the office of Treasurer. Jeff’s opposition to Medicaid expansion and other “Big Government” programs assures me that he will guard the people’s checkbook. His desire to add more transparency to the state budget will allow all of the citizens of Arizona to see exactly where the money goes,” said Senator Ward.

“I’m honored to have Senator Ward’s support for my campaign. She has been a strong stalwart fighting for limited government and fiscal prudency, issues I feel strongly about,” said DeWit. “Conservative principles of fiscal responsibility are key to growing our economy and creating jobs in Arizona. Senator Ward has been a strong voice and leader for these principles and I will be as well.”



About Jeff DeWit: Jeff is a successful CEO/Investment Professional with over 21 years of experience. Jeff started in the financial business in 1992, becoming one of the youngest licensed Investment Executives with Smith Barney Shearson. He then traded on the exchange floor as one of the youngest full members of the CME and Chicago Board of Trade. In 1999 Jeff founded ECHOtrade, and served as CEO from their Phoenix headquarters for 14 years. His passion for finance and his 21 years of experience in minimizing risk while maximizing returns in the financial markets, are perfectly suited to the job of Treasurer. For more information about Jeff DeWit or his campaign for State Treasurer, please visit You can also follow campaign updates on Facebook at or on Twitter at @JeffDeWitAZ.

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