Who’s Who… Where

21 Mar, 2017



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

David Bell, formerly director, government relations, American Traffic Safety Services Association; now director, legislative affairs, National Association of Automobile Dealers

Holly Campbell, formerly deputy vice president, public affairs, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America; now head, U.S. external communications, Takeda

Jamie Favazza, formerly senior manager, communications, Pinterest; now director, communications and public policy, TikTok

Nate Hurst, formerly chief officer, sustainability and social impact, HP; now head, corporate responsibility, philanthropy, community relations and sustainability, Wells Fargo

Max Isaacoff, formerly lobbyist, National Rural Health Association; now in-house lobbyist, Anthem

Chris Massey, formerly senior vice president, government relations and public affairs, Hims; now head, global development and public affairs, Chime

Philippe Maze-Sencier, formerly senior director, McLarty Inbound LLC; now chair, global public affairs, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Inc. [H+K]

Nicholas Montella, formerly director, Japan, Korea & APEC policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; now director, government relations, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.

Sarah Nordstrom, formerly lobbyist, Novo Nordisk; now associate director, federal government relations, Boehringer Ingelheim

Heidi Obermeyer, formerly manager, communications and policy, CTIA – The Wireless Association, now manager, policy, BSA | The Software Alliance

Kelli Parsons, formerly senior vice president and COO, United Technologies; now chair, global public affairs, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Inc. [H+K]

Aparna Patrie, formerly counsel, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Judiciary Committee; now manager, public policy, Facebook

Mitch Rose formerly top lobbyist, Comcast; now executive vice president, federal government affairs, and head, Washington office, Comcast;

Alexander Saylor, formerly policy analyst, Connecticut General Assembly; now associate director, government affairs and public policy team, Boehringer Ingelheim

Joshua Shields, formerly chief of staff, Governor Kristi Noem (SD); now senior vice president, government affairs and communications, POET

Noah Theran, formerly senior vice president, global public affairs and communications, Internet Association; now executive vice president and managing director, global communications, Managed Funds Association

James Thomas Jr., formerly deputy assistant secretary of defense, Senate affairs, Pentagon; now director, government affairs, Leidos


May Who’s Who

Tom Carpenter, formerly senior partner, Republic Consulting LLC; now director of public affairs and marketing, Financial Data Exchange

Elvis Cordova, formerly president and founder, Statecraft Strategies; now vice president, public policy and advocacy, federal government affairs, National Recreation and Park Association

Laura Dove, formerly secretary for the Majority, U.S. Senate; now director of transportation policy, Ford

Ethan Easterwood, formerly PAC manager, Leidos; now PAC manager, Northrop Grumman

Miguel Franco, formerly chief of staff to Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.); now vice president of government affairs, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises.

Maggie Lemmerman, formerly senior director of federal affairs, American Wind Energy Association; now head of federal affairs, Ørsted

Willie Lyles III, formerly legislative director, Office of Rep. Jim Clyburn’s (D-S.C.); now director, federal affairs, Duke Energy Corporation

Andrew Mills, formerly vice president of government affairs, Niskanen Center; now vice president of political affairs, The National Audubon Society

Kelsey Moran, formerly chief of staff, Rep. Lois Frankel (D-Fla); now senior manager of government relations, Autodesk

David Mork, formerly principal, Mork Capitol Strategies; now assistant vice president of federal affairs, Zurich North America

Jeremy Nordquist, former chief of staff, Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-Ariz.); now government affairs director, Nebraska Medicine

Michael Obeiter, formerly senior public affairs adviser, Holland & Knight; now senior director, The National Audubon Society

Zachary Radford, formerly director of external relations, Washington Metrorail Safety Commission; now vice president of government relations, Northeast Maglev

Mary Randolph Gannon, formerly senior manager, political affairs, Edison Electric Institute; now vice president, political operations, Independent Community Bankers of America

Nicole Reppert, formerly director of grassroots & political affairs, American Land Title Association; now senior director for membership engagement and advocacy, The ESOP Association

Kaitlin Sighinolfi, formerly director of tax and trade, Siemens Corporation; now senior director of government relations, International Paper

Brian Smith, formerly vice president, Fifth Third Bank; now head of government relations and public policy, Wells Fargo Bank

Brittany Starr, formerly director, political affairs, Investment Company Institute; now senior manager, political affairs, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Jacob Stewart, formerly manager, policy and governmental affairs, Child Care Aware of America.; now director state government relations, the Early Care and Education Consortium

Brendan Thomas, formerly communications director, office of Rep. Scott DesJarlais, U.S. House of Representatives; now vice president, advocacy and voice, Plastics Industry Association

Jordan Valdés, formerly senior director, APCO Worldwide; now head of public affairs, Booster

Dan West, formerly senior advocate, Natural Resources Defense Council; now senior director, The National Audubon Society

Meredith White, formerly vice president for corporate responsibility and PAC manager, JPMorgan Chase; now government and external relations manager, Zillow

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Caryn Seligman
Senior Director
202.787.5966 | email


Stephanie Helsing
Membership Manager
202.787.5967 | email


Emily Wallace
Membership Engagement Manager
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