Who’s Who… Where

21 Mar, 2017

Membership

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

Sara Armstrong, formerly chief of staff, Republican National; now vice president of political affairs and federation relations, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Josh Baggett, formerly legislative director, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.); now senior manager of government affairs, Cisco

Eric Bunning, formerly senior legislative assistant, Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY); now director, federal affairs, National Beer Wholesalers Association

Cara Camacho, formerly chief of staff, Office of Special Operations and Combating Terrorism, U.S. Department of Defense; now vice president of government affairs, The Clearing House

Jo Dipple, formerly chief executive, UK Music; now senior vice president, public affairs, Live Nation Entertainment

John Drake, senior vice president of legislative affairs, American Trucking Associations; now senior manager, public policy, Amazon.com

Ethan Easterwood, formerly government relations consultant, The Home Depot; now political action committee director, government affairs, Leidos

Liz Garner, formerly senior vice president of policy and public affairs, Merchant Advisory Group; now senior manager, public policy, Amazon.com

Christian Gomez Jr., formerly economic growth advisor, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); now senior manager of global government affairs – Latin America, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Fielding Greaves, formerly legislative director, California State Assembly; now director of state government and regional affairs, AdvaMed

Juliet Johnson, formerly director, office of communications, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; now deputy vice president, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers

Christopher Jones, formerly legislative director and counsel, Rep. Rick Crawford (R-Ark.); now vice president and counsel, government relations department, National Grocers Association

Caitlin Legacki, formerly director, Precision Strategies; now vice president of communications for corporate responsibility, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Bess McWherter, formerly staff assistant, U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; now government affairs coordinator, PepsiCo

Matthew McCardle, formerly senior director of federal affairs at Boeing; now senior manager, public policy, Amazon.com

Riley Moore, formerly vice president, Podesta Group; now director, Textron

Allison Muldoon, formerly PAC manager, Orbital/ATK; now PAC manager, UnitedHealth Group.

Jennifer Mullin, formerly director of public affairs, Uber; now director of public advocacy, Exelon

Andrea Waldock Niethol, formerly chief of staff, Rep. Lou Barletta (R-Pa.); now director of government affairs, Canadian National Railway Company (CN)

Dan O’Connor, formerly vice president of public policy, Computer and Communications Industry Association; now senior manager, public policy, Amazon.com

Diana Birkett Rakow, formerly vice president of public affairs, communications and brand management, Group Health Cooperative; now vice president of external relations, Alaska Airlines

Jackie Lynn Ray, formerly government and public affairs senior manager, Schnitzer Steel; now associate director, government affairs, The Clorox Company

Margarita Valdez, formerly director of government relations, National Breast Cancer Coalition; now assistant director of congressional relations, The American Society for Radiation Oncology

Cesar Vargas, formerly senior advisor, Goddard Gunster; now vice president, legal and corporate affairs, North America, Anheuser Busch

Laurie Shalow, formerly vice president of public affairs, YUM!; now chief communications officer, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.

Chris Wilson, formerly vice president of government affairs at 21st Century Fox; now senior manager, public policy, Amazon.com

James Waterworth, formerly vice president, government affairs, Computer and Communications Industry Association; now director public policy EU, Amazon.com

 

From July:

Clinton Blair, formerly vice president of government affairs, Jaguar Land Rover North America; now vice president of public policy and government affairs, Organization for International Investment

Kristin Brackemyre, formerly senior manager for PAC and political affairs, Consumer Technology Association; now manager of PAC and advocacy practices, Public Affairs Council

Mèlika D. Carroll, formerly policy advisor, Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii); now senior vice president of global government affairs, Internet Association

Tim Charters, formerly vice president of governmental and regulatory affairs, National Stripper Well Association; now senior director of governmental and political affairs, National Ocean Industries Association

Amy Chevlier Efantis, formerly executive director, government affairs and public policy, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals; now vice president, government affairs, Biogen Inc.

Niki Christoff, formerly director, public policy, federal affairs and communications, Uber Technologies; now senior vice president, strategy and government relations, Salesforce

Chris Cylke, formerly senior vice president of government affairs, National Music Publishers’ Association; now vice president of government affairs, American Gaming Association

Brett DeWitt, formerly staff director, House Homeland Security Committee’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee; now director of public policy, MasterCard

Terri Fariello, formerly vice president, Washington Office, ExxonMobil; now senior vice president, government affairs, United Airlines

Dan Farmer, formerly special assistant, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; now senior director of government relations, Cleveland Clinic

Alice Ferreira, formerly vice president corporate communications for Medicaid, UnitedHealth care; now senior vice president of corporate communications and public affairs, Webster Bank

Aaron Fobes, formerly press secretary, Senate Finance Committee; now associate director for U.S. public affairs, Celgene

Bobby Hamill, formerly legislative director, Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-Va.); now legislative affairs manager, National Rural Electric Cooperative

Bethany Hoff, formerly senior director, BankPAC, American Bankers Association; now manager, PAC fundraising, BAE Systems, Inc.

Taylor Holgate, formerly press secretary, Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.); now senior manager, federal government relations, Consumer Healthcare Products Association

Regina Hopper, formerly president and chief executive, Intelligent Transportation Society of America; now vice president of global public policy, GRIDSMART Technologies

Emily Horne, formerly assistant press secretary and director of strategic communications, National Security Council; now director, global policy communications, Twitter

Dolly A. Judge, formerly vice president of government relations, Quest Diagnostics; now vice president of U.S. government affairs, Teva Pharmaceuticals

Rob McArver, formerly vice president of petrochemicals, American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers; now head of government affairs, NAFTA, Covestro

Kristin Murphy, formerly assistant director, legislative affairs, Ambulatory Surgery Center Association; now director of federal government affairs, Association for Accessible Medicines

Jonathan Nabavi, formerly majority counsel, Senate Judiciary Committee; now vice president of public policy and government affairs, National Football League

Josh Pollack, formerly special assistant to the president for legislative affairs, The White House; now vice president of government relations, National Association of Broadcasters

Julia Powers, formerly PAC and project coordinator, Abbott; now PAC supervisor, McDonald’s

Armstrong Robinson, formerly director, Prime Policy Group; now vice president of legislative affairs, AALU

Buz Schott, formerly director of external affairs, Sempra U.S. Gas & Power; now senior director of government affairs, Charter Communications

Emery Simon, formerly counselor, Business Software Alliance; now global head of government relations, Spotify

Shannon Sorensen, formerly counsel, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah); now vice president of government affairs and counsel, National Music Publishers’ Association

Catherine Steele, formerly global head communications and patient relations, Novartis; now senior vice president, corporate affairs, Biogen Inc.

Danielle Suber, formerly policy adviser, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah); now manager of government relations, Emerson

Richard White, formerly partner, Thorn Run Partners; now senior vice president of government relations, Jackson National Life Insurance Company

Gina Woodworth, formerly senior vice president for public policy and government affairs, Internet Association; now director, U.S. public policy, Snap Inc.

Laura Wooster, formerly senior vice president of public policy, American Osteopathic Association; now associate executive director for public affairs, American College of Emergency Physicians

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Caryn Seligman
Senior Director
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