Apple adds Wyden staffer to lobbying team

Apple has hired a senior aide to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron WydenRon WydenCanada expresses willingness to finish softwood lumber deal Dem pushes Treasury for info on Syria sanctions The holy grail of tax policy MORE (D-Ore.) as the newest addition to its lobbying team.

Kristin Smith started at the tech giant this month, according to her LinkedIn profile and records kept by Legistorm, a congressional research website. 

Smith worked on Capitol Hill for two years, beginning as a staff assistant for former Sen. Max BaucusMax BaucusChina moves to lift ban on US beef Overnight Healthcare: Zika fight stalls government funding talks | Census finds big drop in uninsured | Mental health bill faces wait Glover Park Group now lobbying for Lyft MORE (D-Mont.) before moving to the financial services panel that Baucus led before being appointed as the U.S. ambassador to China. 

Wyden took over as the panel’s chairman when Baucus resigned in February.

Apple did not return requests for comment.