CRIMINAL JUSTICE. Criminal justice advocate Moshe Margaretten hired Subject Matter to work on issues related to criminal justice reform. Shanti Stanton, former floor assistant to the Democratic Leaders Office; Natalie Farr Rogers, former chief of staff to Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.); and Barry LaSala, former counsel on the Senate Small Business Committee, will work on the account.
BANKING. Wells Fargo hired Cogent Strategies to work on policy issues affecting banking institutions. David Oxner, former policy adviser to Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), and Randall Gerard, former staff assistant on the Senate Commerce Committee, will work on the account.
NATIVE AMERICANS. The Chickasaw Nation, a Native American nation based in Oklahoma, hired Strategies 360 to work on Interior appropriations and issues relating to tribal sovereignty and classification of tribes as a racial group. Andrew Winer, former chief of staff to Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), will work on the account.
TECHNOLOGY. Electric propulsion systems company magniX USA also hired Strategies 360 to work on issues, including tax incentives, related to the development of new technologies. Tylynn Gordon, former deputy state auditor of Montana, and Crystal Ellerbe, former legislative aide to ex-Sen. Frank Murkowski (R-Alaska), will work on the account.
HEALTH CARE. Johnson & Johnson Services hired 10-Square Solutions to work on education for the Medical Surgical Prime Vendor program. Mike Copher, former staff director of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, will work on the account.
Microsoft also hired 10-Square Solutions to work on business process reform. Copher will also work on that account.