02/27/2012 02:01 pm ET

Consultants Benefit From Mitt Romney Campaign

Spencer J. Zwick started his career a decade ago as Mitt Romney’s 22-year-old personal assistant at the Winter Games in Salt Lake City, then went on to become a senior gubernatorial aide, co-founder of an equity fund with one of Romney’s sons and a top fundraiser for Romney’s 2008 campaign.

Now Zwick serves as Romney’s finance chairman for the 2012 presidential election. But he doesn’t actually work for the campaign. Instead, he is paid through a Boston company he created, SJZ Inc., which has taken in nearly $5 million for “fundraising consulting” from Romney so far this election season.

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