Betsy Phillips has been named executive vice president of McBee Strategic Consulting. She previously served at the House Appropriations Committee as a professional staff member for 25 years.
Matt Thornblad has been hired as director of energy and environmental government affairs at United Technologies Corp. Thornblad previously served as legislative assistant to Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.).
Jonathan Prince has been hired as partner at Chlopak, Leonard, Schechter & Associates. Prince most recently served in the Obama administration as a deputy assistant secretary of State.
Wendy Kirchoff has been named director of federal resources and legislative affairs at the Independent Petroleum Association of America. Kirchoff previously served as legislative director for Rep. Dan Boren (D-Okla.).
Elizabeth Gore, a former top aide to Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.), has been hired by Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck as a policy director in its government relations group.