De’Ana Dow has been hired as senior vice president of Ogilvy Government Relations. Dow was formerly managing director of government relations at the CME Group. She has also served as senior vice president and chief legislative counsel at the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Julia Wanzco Lawless has been appointed director of the Washington office of Story Partners. Lawless was press secretary for Sen. Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine).
Daniel Barry has been promoted at the Financial Planning Association, to managing director of government relations and public policy.
Ashley Patterson has been hired as director of government relations at Ameresco. Patterson was press secretary for Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas).
Deborah Lee James has been promoted to executive vice president for communications and government affairs at SAIC.