Governor-elect Tom Corbett released a statement naming Brian Nutt, Chief of Staff; Annmarie Kaiser, Secretary of Legislative Affairs; Jennifer Branstetter, Director of Policy and Planning and Kevin Harley, Director of Communications. They are each longtime Corbett aides who have worked with him in various capacities.

Chief of Staff: Brian Nutt, 39, is currently Chief of Staff of Corbett's transition team. He was Corbett's gubernatorial campaign manager and previously served as Chief of Staff in the Attorney General's Office.

Secretary of Legislative Affairs: Annmarie Kaiser, 41,, is currently serving as Corbett's Acting Chief of Staff in the Attorney General's Office as well as his Director of Legislative Affairs. Prior to joining the Attorney General's Office in 2005, Kaiser was the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania District Attorney's Association for eight years.

Director of Policy and Planning: Jennifer Branstetter, 38, is currently the Policy Director for the Corbett transition team; she also held the same position in Corbett's gubernatorial campaign. She previously served in the Attorney General's Office as the Director of Education and Outreach.

Director of Communications: Kevin Harley, 47, is currently the Communications Director for the Corbett transition team; he also held the same position for Corbett's gubernatorial election.