Efland, NC (January 22, 2014) – Lewis Hannah, a native North Carolinian and businessman, announced his candidacy for North Carolina House, in District 50. A native North Carolinian, Hannah grew up in Greensboro, and currently lives in Efland. He is a retired career community banker with over 35 years experience in the Triangle and Triad, helping small business obtain the necessary funding to start, grow and expand.
Hannah stated, ”There are still too many of our citizens out of a job, and that’s going to be my number one priority as a member of the North Carolina House—improving our local and state economy.”
“I believe that meeting the demands of a recovering economy requires strong leadership and someone who understands how jobs are created and how businesses grow and thrive,” said Hannah. Accordingly my campaign slogan is, “People to jobs and jobs to people.”
Hannah, a Republican, has a strong record of community involvement, and served previously as a Trustee of the Triangle Transit Authority, a Scoutmaster, and chairman of a United Way Agency. He lives in Northern Orange County with his wife, Patricia. Together, they have four children and five grandchildren.
Hannah also announced his campaign coordinators would be Thomas Wright for Orange County and Jason Chambers for Durham County.