Top Obama Donors Among Korea State Dinner Guests

Oct 13, 2011 7:30pm

Several of President Obama’s top campaign financiers are among the exclusive list of administration officials, diplomats, members of Congress and notable Korean Americans all attending the Korean State Dinner tonight at the White House.

At least six are volunteer fundraisers, or bundlers, who together have collected millions of dollars for Obama’s campaign war chests in 2008 and 2012.

Here’s a look at some of the names that caught our eye, with campaign finance data courtesy of the Center for Responsive Politics:

Blair Effron, co-founder Centerview Partners; New York

- Obama ’08 Bundler, $100,000-$200,000

- Obama ’12 Bundler, $500,000+

- Gave the legal maximum individual donation

Douglas Goldman, chairman/founder Certain Software; San Francisco

- Obama ’08 Bundler, $200,000-$500,000

- Obama ’12 Bundler, $100,000-$200,000

- Gave the legal maximum individual donation

Fred Khosravi, self-employed entrepreneur; Mountain View, Calif.

- Gave the legal maximum individual donation

Chris Korge, developer; Coral Gables, Fla.

- Obama ’08 Bundler, $500,000+

- Obama ’12 Bundler, $100,000-$200,000

- Gave the legal maximum individual donation

Scott A. Nathan, investor; Boston

- Obama ’12 Bundler, $200,000-$500,000

- Gave the legal maximum individual donation

John Lechleiter, CEO Ely Lilly and Co.; Indianapolis, Ind.

- Gave the legal maximum individual donation

Mark Nichols, business consultant; Washington, D.C.

- Obama ’12 Bundler, $200,000-$500,000

- Gave the legal maximum individual donation

Eugene Sepulveda, CEO Entrepreneurs Foundation; Austin, Texas

- Obama ’12 Bundler, $500,000+

-  Gave the legal maximum individual donation

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