Lobbying World

• Peter Cleveland has begun work as the new vice president of global public policy for Intel Corp. Cleveland, a former chief of staff for Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), will head up Intel’s Washington office. Prior to overseeing Feinstein’s office, Cleveland was her legislative director from 2004 to 2006.

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• Jonathan R. Hoganson has joined Mehlman Vogel Castagnetti. He previously was director of government relations at the Information Technology Industry Council. Hoganson spent five years with Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-Ill.), now slated to be President-elect Barack Obama’s chief of staff. Hoganson got his start on Capitol Hill in 2002 as a legislative fellow for then-Rep. Rod Blagojevich (D-Ill.), now governor of Illinois.

• Paul Richman has been hired by National Strategies (NSI) as its new vice president. At the firm, Richman will work on developing its state and local legislative practice. Before joining NSI, Richman built up the state government affairs program at the Mortgage Bankers Association. During the Clinton administration, Richman worked in the Office of the Vice President and also in the Secretary of Labor’s policy office.
 
• Megan Rae Rosia is now a partner at Crowell & Moring. Before joining the firm, Rosia was the assistant administrator for government and industry affairs at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). At the agency, she worked on coordinating its contacts with Congress and other executive branch agencies. Rosia also worked on major FAA legislation, such as reauthorization of its programs and appropriations from the Department of Transportation.

• 919 Marketing has hired Frank Graff and Matt Vaughan as account executives. Before joining the public relations firm, Graff was a reporter with WNCN-TV in Raleigh, N.C. He has also reported for television stations in Cincinnati, Baltimore and Norfolk, Va. Vaughan was a newspaper reporter in several cities across North Carolina before joining the firm.