Who’s Who… Where

21 Mar, 2017



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

Brian Barnard, formerly senior adviser, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao; now senior manager, federal affairs, Uber (Washington, D.C. Office)

Lauren Broccoli, formerly lobbyist, Lewis-Burke Associates; now assistant director, government relations, American Veterinary Medical Association

Gregory “Greg” Chesmore, formerly vice president, U.S. government relations and public policy, Celgene Corporation; now vice president, U.S. policy and government affairs, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (Washington, D.C. Office)

William Daley, formerly chief of staff, President Obama; now head, public affairs, Wells Fargo

Michael Daniels, formerly director, government affairs, NTCA — The Rural Broadband Association; now director, federal government and industry relations, Land O’Lakes

Katherine Emerson, formerly director, public policy and political strategy, National Corn Growers Association; now director, political affairs, Bayer

Scott Farnham, formerly a manager, Business Roundtable (BRT); now director, policy, Business Roundtable (BRT)

Rayna Farrell, formerly a senior director, Business Roundtable (BRT); now vice president, communications, Business Roundtable (BRT)

Niles Godes, formerly senior vice president, congressional affairs, LeadingAge; now chief officer, government relations and policy, UsAgainstAlzheimer’s

Josh Goldstein, formerly director, communications, AFL-CIO; now director, media and policy, S&P Global

Michael Hanson, chief officer, public policy, Sabre; now senior executive vice president, public affairs, Retail Industry Leaders Association

Caitlin Hayden, formerly vice president, communications, Aerospace Industries Association; now vice president, communications, BAE Systems

Terence Huie, formerly Associate Vice President, Client Relations, DDC Public Affairs; now manager, PAC and Grassroots, National Grocers Association (NGA)

Kristi Kennedy, formerly lobbyist, Subject Matter; now director, legislative and strategic engagement, Ernst & Young

Michael Kennedy, formerly policy adviser, Kennedy Law and Policy; now vice president, government affairs, Institute of Makers of Explosives

Donald McIntosh, formerly chief of staff and chief counsel to the commissioner of U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission; now director, policy, Business Roundtable (BRT)

Spencer Pederson, formerly director, federal affairs, American Chemistry Council; now vice president, federal affairs, Grocery Manufacturers Association.

Hun Quach, formerly vice president, international trade, Retail Industry Leaders Association; now senior director, government relations, Under Armour

Sarah Revell, formerly director, communications, Florida Department of State; now assistant vice president, public affairs, American Property Casualty Insurance Association

Katie Sarro, formerly senior director, policy, Council on Competitiveness; now director, policy, Business Roundtable (BRT)

Roberta Wagner, formerly assistant administrator, Office of Policy and Program Development, Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service; now vice president, regulatory and technical affairs, Grocery Manufacturers Association

Lauren Williams, formerly a staff member, House Committee on Education and Labor; now director, government relations, American Bankers Association, and liaison, human resources and safety and logistics professionals groups


November Who’s Who

Lee Ann Alexander, formerly senior officer, public affairs, Liberty Mutual; now vice president, government affairs, Surety & Fidelity Association of America

Amanda Anderson, formerly senior manager, federal affairs, Uber; now head, policy and government relations, Square

Ilya Bourtman, formerly senior director, international affairs, BP; now lead, foreign policy institutions, Google

Chris Champion, formerly vice president, government affairs, Cornerstone; now director, government relations, C Spire

Monica Chinn, formerly deputy executive secretariat, U.S. Department of Transportation; now director, policy and administration, government affairs team, American Airlines

Jeffrey Cimmino, formerly, media analyst, Washington Free Beacon; now reporter, culture and politics, Washington Examiner

Kellin Clark, formerly senior advisor, economics, Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.); now director, government affairs and public policy, S&P Global

Jeff Cohen, formerly executive vice president, public affairs, Federation of American Hospitals; now senior vice president, government relations, HCA

Julie Cox, formerly senior vice president, government affairs, ML Strategies’ Boston office; now director, state government affairs and policy, Astellas Pharma

Kristy Croushore, formerly senior director, government affairs, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority; now vice president, government relations, Fidelity Investments

Steve Danon, formerly senior vice president, public affairs, National Restaurant Association; now senior vice president, external affairs, Food Allergy Research & Education

Victoria Dean, formerly partner, Portland Communications (London); now lead, global policy and political campaigns, Google

Sean Peter Deverey, formerly director, government affairs and public policy, S&P Global; now head, government affairs, Iris Automation

Patrick Hayes, formerly chief of staff, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.); now senior vice president, Altice

David Kass, formerly president, Council for a Strong America; now, vice president of government affairs and strategic communications, Council on Foundations

Jackie Kelly Jr., formerly vice president, legislative affairs, American Trucking Association; now senior representative, federal affairs, FedEx

Sarah Killeen, formerly deputy chief of staff/legislative director, Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.); now vice president, government affairs, AdvaMed

John Lansing, formerly CEO, U.S. Agency for Global Media; now CEO, National Public Radio (NPR)

Sally Rose Larson, formerly republican staffer, House Judiciary Committee; now vice president, government relations, Digital Media Association

Victoria Mayer, formerly senior strategist, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; now director, government relations, H&R Block

Lisette Morton, formerly director, policy, planning and member services, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.); now vice president, public policy and government affairs, Sony Music Entertainment

Ben Nicholson, vice president, government relations, L3 Technologies; now vice president, government relations, Honeywell

Adam Noah, formerly senior vice president, congressional relations, American Bankers Association; now head, government affairs and public policy, S&P Global North America

Erik Pederson, formerly director, government relations, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; now director, government affairs, Semiconductor Industry Association

Brendon Plack, formerly Chief of Staff, U.S. Senate Majority Whip; now senior vice president, public policy and government affairs, NFL

Stephanie Quinn, formerly vice president, federal government affairs, CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, Baltimore; now director, government relations division,  The American Academy of Family Physicians

Abby Smith, formerly reporter, energy and environment, Bloomberg; now reporter, energy and environment, Washington Examiner

Nichole Francis Reynolds, formerly vice president, public policy and community relations, Mastercard; now vice president, government and public affairs, Natural Gas Association of America

Fleming Voetmann, formerly vice president, public affairs, International Copper Association; now vice president, marketing, communication, and sustainability, FLSmidth

Shawn Whyte, formerly operations assistant, DLCC; now political programs analyst, Walmart Inc

Kent Wilson, formerly adviser, policy and public affairs, Nestlé; now director, state and local government affairs, pacific northwest and mountain regions, Target

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