Lobbying World

• Jonathan Mantz has joined BGR Group, formerly known as Barbour Griffith & Rogers. Mantz was the national finance director to Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton’s (D-N.Y.) 2008 presidential campaign. He has also led fundraising efforts for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and was deputy executive director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.

• Kara Calvert has been hired by the Franklin Square Group. Calvert formerly was a director of government relations at the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI). She also served on Capitol Hill as an aide to Sen. Mike EnziMichael (Mike) Bradley EnziGOP is addressing tax cuts and a pension bill that could help coal miners Overnight Finance: Congress sends Trump funding bill to avert shutdown | WH sees 'tentative' deal on defense spending | GOP discovers corporate tax snag | Consumer bureau fight heats up | Apple could see B windfall from tax bill Overnight Finance: Congress sends Trump bill to avert shutdown | GOP discovers corporate tax snag | CFPB leadership battle rages MORE (R-Wyo.), advising him on technology and telecommunications issues. Calvert joins her fellow ITI alums at the firm, Josh Ackil and Matt Tanielian.

• Richard Prince has joined the Advanced Medical Technology Association as vice president of payment and healthcare delivery policy. Price was a consultant with Hart Health Strategies and also worked for the Congressional Research Service as section head for the healthcare and medicine section.

• Christopher Cooper has been hired by Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications as vice president in its Washington office. Cooper was a national political reporter for The Wall Street Journal and was the lead reporter covering President-elect Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. Cooper also was a White House correspondent for two years of President Bush’s second term.

• Matt Towery has rejoined McKenna Long & Aldridge as a member of the firm’s government affairs practice. Towery will continue as chief executive of InsiderAdvantage/Poll Position, a prominent polling and market research company. He has served as a Georgia state legislator from 1993 to 1997 and has also been a political analyst for WSB-TV in Atlanta.

• Brian Feldman has joined Allison & Partners. Feldman will head the firm’s Atlanta and Washington offices. He will bring along several of his clients, including the Healthcare Leadership Council and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.