Posts Tagged ‘Blank Rome’

Industry Moves & Changes

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010 by Vbhotla

Jim Howe has been hired as director of government relations for USEC Inc. Howe served as deputy assistant secretary for legislative affairs at the Department of Homeland Security.

Melika Carroll, director of government affairs at Micron Technologies Inc. for the past three years, has jumped to Hewlett-Packard. Carroll is now executive director of global public policy at the tech company.

H. Malloy McDaniel has been named a principal at Blank Rome Government Relations LLC. McDaniel was a policy adviser to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky).

Gary Palmquist has been hired as a member of Thorn Run Partners. Palmquist previously served as a House lobbyist for the National Federation of Independent Business.

Mary C. Cronin has been hired as a senior legislative associate at Smith Dawson & Andrews, a lobbying and public affairs firm. She was executive director of the Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition, a regional advocacy group.

Lobbying Moves and Changes, Round 3

Monday, July 12th, 2010 by Vbhotla

Mark Clack is a new senior vice president at Cassidy & Associates. He was a senior adviser assisting foreign countries with U.S. relations at KRL International.

Gordon Johndroe, former deputy White House press secretary  has joined APCO Worldwide as a vice president of government relations in Washington.

Marne Levine, former White House economic adviser, was hired by Facebook to be its new vice president of global public policy. Tim Sparapani will remain as director of Facebook’s DC office in charge of outreach to Congress and the federal government.

Singleton McAllister, Weldon Rougeau and Ronald Thomas II have joined Blank Rome’s government relations group as well as its subsidiary, Blank Rome Government Relations. The trio joins from LeClairRyan.

Jim Ray has been hired as a senior adviser at Venn Strategies LLC.

James P. Moore Jr. has been hired as a senior counselor at APCO Worldwide, where he will also be a member of the company’s international advisory council.