Melissa Crow, former acting deputy assistant secretary for policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is the new director of the American Immigration Council’s Legal Action Center.
Galen Reser, the chief lobbyist for PepsiCo in their DC office, will be replaced by Elizabeth Avery, Pepsi’s current VP of global public policy and government affairs. Reser was a part of Pepsi’s D.C. operations for over 19 years.
Jay B. Perron has been named government programs executive for IBM. Jay previously served as Washington political director for Representative Roy Blunt (R-Mo.). Previously he worked for Valente and Associates, and most recently consulted for political affairs firm PRIsm Information Network.
Jim Eltringham has been named vice president of The Advocacy Group Inc.
Francesca Tedesco has left Pfizer to be vice president of APCO Worldwide’s health care team in Washington