Lobby firm snags House Armed Services staffer

On the Hill, Zakheim oversaw the Armed Services panel’s investigation and oversight hearings and managed legislation such as the Defense Department’s multibillion dollar budget.

“It has been a fascinating time to be at the center of the national security debate, but I am really looking forward to launching a new chapter in my career,” Zakheim said in a statement.

Prior to working in the House, Zakheim served as the deputy assistant secretary of Defense.