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Patrick Von Bargen has joined Quinn Gillespie & Associates as a director. Von Bargen was chief of staff to Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.) from 1987 to 1999 and was managing executive for policy and staff for Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman William H. Donaldson from 2003 to 2005. He also was vice president of the Council on Competitiveness.

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Mark F. Lindsay has joined the Livingston Group to work in several of the firm’s practice areas, such as healthcare, international relations and financial services. Lindsay was a senior aide to President Bill ClintonBill ClintonChelsea Clinton dismisses rumors she'll run for public office: report Trump seeks to stop lawsuit from ‘Apprentice’ contestant Trump asks why Clintons' ties to Russia aren't under investigation MORE and held various responsibilities, including overseeing the White House Military Office and the White House Communications Agency. Prior to working in the White House, Lindsay was a former legislative aide and counsel to former Rep. Louis Stokes (D-Ohio).

Billy Wynne will be senior vice president and principal for Health Policy Source. Before joining the firm, Wynne was health policy counsel for the Senate Finance Committee, chaired by Sen. Max BaucusMax BaucusGOP hasn’t reached out to centrist Dem senators Five reasons why Tillerson is likely to get through Business groups express support for Branstad nomination MORE (D-Mont.). Wynne worked on Medicare and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. Prior to working in the Senate, Wynne was in Patton Boggs’s healthcare practice group.
 
Patricia Power has joined Bose Public Affairs Group as a vice president. Prior to being hired by the firm, Power worked for more than 12 years with another government relations firm. Power also was a legislative assistant for former Sen. John Heinz (R-Pa.) and worked in the Environmental Protection Agency.

Peter Strand will be an associate practicing corporate law at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough in its Washington office. Strand earned his law degree in 2008 from George Washington University and also picked up a B.A. from Davidson College in 2005.