Who’s Who… Where

21 Mar, 2017



Congratulations to the following public affairs professionals on their recent career moves.

June Who’s Who

Robert Baldwin, formerly advisor to deputy secretary, U.S. Department of Treasury; now head of policy, Association for Digital Assets Markets 

Jana Barresi, formerly senior director of federal government affairs, Walmart; now head of federal government affairs strategies and engagement, Lowe’s Companies 

Matt Bisenius, formerly chief of staff, Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI); now director of government affairs, American Cleaning Institute 

Lauren Blair Bianchi, formerly director of communications, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas); now vice president of public affairs, Consumer Bankers Association 

Darryl Blakey, formerly policy adviser to the chairman and associate director of the Office of Legislative & Intergovernmental Affairs, CFTC; now associate director for state and government affair, FMC Corp  

Elizabeth Boylan, formerly government and public affair manager, Solvay North America LLC; now director of government and industry affairs, FMC Corp 

Allison Bury, formerly director of the National Laboratory Operations Board, U.S. Department of Energy; now director of government relations, Edison Electric Institute 

Jen Daulby, formerly GOP staff director, House Administration Committee; now senior vice president of government affairs, Consumer Brands Association 

Erin Donar, formerly director of government relations, public affairs & policy, H&R Block; now vice president of communications, National Beer Wholesalers Association 

Jim Esquea, formerly senior director of public affairs, JUUL Labs; now vice president, public affairs, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company 

Greg Facchiano, formerly senior policy advisor, U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (Help) Committee; now Vice President of Government Relations and Public Affairs, The ESOP Association 

David Fonseca, formerly deputy director of government affairs, American Center for Law & Justice; now public policy external affairs team, Facebook 

Javier Gamboa, formerly Democratic staffer, U.S. House Climate Crisis Committee; now senior in government relations, Business Roundtable 

Michael Garrison, formerly director of grassroots advocacy, International Council of Shopping Centers; now senior advisor, political programs and policy, TC Energy 

Brennan Georgianni, formerly manager of state government affairs, Plastics Industry Association; now director of state government affairs, American Cleaning Institute 

Sylvester Giustino, formerly deputy director of the office of public liaison, U.S Department of Labor; now senior director of federal and state government relations, Commercial Vehicle Training Association 

Susan Hendrick, formerly federal affairs team manager of policy communications, Uber; now senior director of policy communications, Ripple 

Dean Heyl, formerly director of the Office of Public Liaison, US Department of Labor; now vice president of government affairs, Asian American Hotel Owners Association 

Rachel Hicks, formerly director of federal affairs and PACs, American Beverage Association; now federal lobbyist, McDonald’s 

Jonay Foster Holkins, formerly counsel, Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.); now senior director of policy in racial equity and justice, Business Roundtable 

Paul A. Jackson, formerly associate bureau chief, media bureau, Federal Communications Commission; now Vice President, Government Relations, Business Roundtable 

Bruce Johnson, formerly deputy chief of oversight counsel, House Financial Services Committee; now, director of federal affairs and assistant general counsel for policy, Brex 

John Kelly, formerly head of global corporate affairs and social impact, Starbucks; now senior vice president for corporate affairs and communications, Roku 

Jeff Le, formerly U.S. state and local public policy lead, VMWare; now vice president for public policy, Rhino 

Zack Marshall, formerly director Prime Policy Group; now director of policy and government affairs, Alkermes 

Leslie McGorman, formerly deputy policy director, NARAL Pro-Choice America; now director of public policy, American Academy of HIV Medicine 

Waldo McMillan, formerly vice president of legislative affairs, Charter Communications; now head of Washington office government affairs, Cisco 

Adam Melis, formerly director of grassroots consulting, Aristotle International; now political representative, Air Line Pilots Association 

Joel Miller, formerly chief of staff and legal advisor, Federal Communications Commission, Office of Commissioner Michael O’Rielly; now senior director of policy for telecommunications, Information Technology Industry Council 

Melissa Miller, formerly communications director, Sen. John Hickenlooper’s (D-Colo.) campaign; now government and public policy communications manager, Ford Motor Co 

Meg Novak, formerly government affairs and PAC manager, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International; now PAC manager, American College of Cardiology

Nelson Perez, formerly vice president of governmental affairs, National Grid; now senior vice president of government affairs, Altice USA. 

Carla Peterman, formerly senior vice president strategy and regulatory affairs, Southern California Edison; now executive vice president, corporate affairs, PG&E Corporation 

Nicole Porter, formerly senior director for political and advocacy affairs, National Retail Federation; now vice president of political affairs for its PAC and grassroots, U.S Travel Association 

Jason Rossbach, formerly senior director of government affairs, DynCorp International; now executive director of government relations, Vectrus 

Cate Sadler, formerly policy analyst, U.S. Senate Committee of Foreign Relations; now, director of government relations, Airbus 

JC Sandberg, formerly managing director and executive counsel of global government affairs and policy, GE Renewable Energy; now chief advocacy officer, American Clean Power Association 

Emily Singer, formerly counselor to the secretary, U.S. Department of Energy; now director of federal affairs, Berkshire Hathaway Energy

Justin Sykes, formerly senior manager for government relations, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers; now associate director for the Southeast region, American Petroleum Institute  

Nicole Vasilaros, formerly senior vice president, government relations and public affairs, National Marine Manufacturers Association; now Vice President, Advocacy and Government Relations, Business Roundtable 

Elizabeth (Liza) White, formerly senior vice president, Grand Valley Consulting LLC; now PAC director, National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSS 

Tom Wickham, formerly parliamentarian, U.S. House of Representatives; now senior vice president, state & local policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce 

Emily Wong, formerly senior advisor, U.S. Department of Transportation; now director of legislative affairs, American Public Gas Association 

Nida Zaman, formerly leader in congressional relations, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; now federal government relations director, Wells Fargo 

Kim Zimmerman, formerly vice president, American Health Care Association; now senior vice president and head of federal government affairs, Advanced Medical Technology Association 


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