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• Jeff Strunk, former deputy floor director to Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), has joined Forbes-Tate as a senior vice president. Before that, he worked for Rep. Patrick Tiberi (R-Ohio) during his time as chairman of the Ways and Means subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures.


• Gina Grandinetti Woodworth has been named the vice president of public policy and government affairs for the Internet Association. She previously worked at the Entertainment Software Association as its senior director of federal government affairs. She also worked in the public sector, as the staff director for the Senate High Tech Task Force. 


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• Adam Noah will serve as the senior vice president for congressional relations at the American Bankers Association beginning on Dec. 17. Noah previously worked as the vice president for federal affairs for the American Insurance Association and as Sen. Saxby Chambliss’s (R-Ga.) chief financial counsel during the Dodd-Frank Act debate. Dionne Davies has been promoted to senior vice president for congressional affairs at the American Bankers Association. She most recently served as the association’s senior legislative representative. 


• Keith Glatz has joined Airlines for America as its vice president of international affairs. Before that, he served as a senior negotiator for the Office of International Aviation and Affairs for the U.S. Department of Transportation. He has also worked in the office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the Office of Aviation Negotiations within the State Department.


• Rob Jesmer has become a partner at FP1 Strategies. He served as the executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. He managed Sen. John Cornyn’s (R-Texas) 2008 campaign and worked on the presidential campaign of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), in addition to work at the Republican National Committee and the National Republican Congressional Committee. On Capitol Hill, Jesmer worked as the chief of staff to Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.).