Who’s Who… Where

21 Mar, 2017



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

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


September Who’s Who 

Ivan Adler, formerly principal, McCormick Group, Inc.; now president, Ivan Adler Associates

Wade Balkonis, formerly government relations manager, PAC and grassroots advocacy, for Walgreens Boots Alliance; now grassroots advocacy manager, Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Jacqueline Beckwith, formerly manager, political mobilization, American Chemistry Council; now grassroots program manager, American Trucking Association

David Bonelli, formerly senior attorney, DOT/National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; now senior manager, federal public policy, Lyft

Caitlin Brosseau, formerly senior director of government relations and public policy, Pandora; now senior director of U.S. public policy, TripAdvisor

Michael Brzica, formerly vice president, federal affairs, Association for Accessible Medicines; now vice president of government affairs, Teva Pharmaceuticals

Shannon Burke, formerly PAC Manager, NAIFA; now senior director, American Bankers Association

Angie Comte, formerly government affairs coordinator, AdvaMed; now government relations adviser, Cardinal Health

Yagmur Cosar, formerly vice president, Burson Cohn & Wolfe; now communications director, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center

Brendan Daly, formerly senior director of communications, Save the Children Action Network; now chief communications officer, Recording Industry Association of America

TJ Doyle, formerly managing director of executive and digital communications, National Association of REALTORS; now director of advocacy communications, American Public Transportation Association

Joel Elliott, formerly chief of staff, former Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.); now director of federal affairs, Salesforce

Nicole Eynard, formerly deputy executive director, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee; now vice president of public affairs and campaigns, America’s Health Insurance Plans

Kristen Fallon, formerly vice president of congressional affairs and director of policy and strategy, Consumer Bankers Association; now director, federal government affairs, Citigroup

Erin Fernandez, MPS, formerly PAC senior specialist | NextGen program manager, National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA); now director, grassroots and PAC, U.S. Travel Association

Michael Fitzpatrick, formerly regulatory affairs official for former President Barack Obama; now director of regulatory affairs, Google

Susan Forrester, formerly senior director, advocacy and outreach, Institute for 21st Century Energy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; now vice president, advocacy and outreach, American Gas Association

Maggie Gage, formerly head of U.S. public policy, Credit Suisse; now vice president of U.S. government relations, MetLife

Daniel Goff, formerly managing director, Tusk Strategies; now head of public policy Kodiak Robotics

Kate Goodloe, formerly senior associate, Covington & Burling; now director of policy, BSA | The Software Alliance

Kelsey Guyselman, formerly senior policy counsel, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; now senior director of government affairs, The Information Technology Industry Council

Julian Hoffman, formerly senior government affairs manager, National Safety Council; now government relations representative, MITRE

Marcus Jadotte, formerly vice president of public affairs, AAR Corp; now vice president of federal government relations, United Technologies

Chanse Jones, formerly deputy communications director, Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.); now senior manager of media relations and external communications, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Patrick Lozada, formerly director, Albright Stonebridge Group; now director of global policy, Telecommunications Industry Association

Margaret McCarthy, formerly executive director, Mobile Future; now senior director of government affairs, Information Technology Industry Council

Leslie Miller, formerly vice president of public policy, Google; now head of global policy, YouTube

Meghan Milloy, formerly fellow, Robert Bosch Foundation; now director of strategic communications, Institute of International Bankers

Jenn Morris, formerly senior vice president, corporate and public affairs, Edelman; now vice president, communications, Anheuser-Busch

Kelly Ogburn, formerly senior associate, Hamilton Place Strategies; now director of communications, Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service

Elizabeth Reicherts, formerly vice president and head of government affairs, Siemens; now vice president of external affairs, General Motors

Savannah Schaefer, formerly policy counsel, Telecommunications Industry Association; now senior director, advocacy, CompTIA

Lauren Schapker, formerly government affairs director, National Ground Water Association; now vice president of legislative affairs, American Road & Transportation Builders Association

Lauren Silvis, formerly chief of staff, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner; now senior vice president, external affairs, Tempus

Ashley Simmons, formerly vice president of external affairs and communications, Telecommunications Industry Association; now president, Ashley Simmons Public Relations LLC

Kaya Singleton, formerly associate director, federal government affairs, Entertainment Software Association; now director of federal government relations, H&R Block

Lauren Smith, formerly senior privacy counsel, Future Privacy Forum; now senior manager, federal public policy, Lyft

Brandy Stacks, formerly director, CVS Health; now director, JUUL Labs

Evelyn Stauffer, formerly communications director, Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families; now senior advisor, government affairs, Home Depot

Nigel Stephens, formerly director of government relations, Accenture Federal Services; now vice president of government affairs, Infor

Jordan Stone, formerly professional staff member, Senate Appropriations Committee Democrats; now assistant vice president for government affairs, Association of American Railroads

Benjamin Taylor, formerly executive director, Great Lakes region, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; now vice president of public affairs, JPMorgan Chase

Reyna Taylor, formerly field training manager, Lundbeck U.S; now vice president of public policy, National Council for Behavioral Health

Nate Turnbull, formerly vice president, Connect; now executive deputy superintendent for external affairs and strategy, New York State Department of Financial Services

Bryan Zumwalt, formerly vice president of federal affairs, American Chemistry Council; now executive vice president of public affairs, Grocery Manufacturers Association

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