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Stephanie Báez, the communications director for House Judiciary Committee Democrats, is leaving Capitol Hill to take a job as the vice president of communications for the New York City Economic Development Corporation. She will begin next week. 

Emily Skor has been named the new CEO of the pro-ethanol Growth Energy. Prior to that, she served as the vice president for communications of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association and the executive director of the CHPA Educational Foundation. Tom Buis, the former CEO of Growth Energy, has become the co-chair of the group’s board of directors. 

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Quantum Communications has named Ed Rollins a partner at the communications and advocacy firm. The former manager of Ronald Reagan’s presidential campaign will continue to be a senior presidential scholar at Hofstra University, a senior adviser at Teneo Strategy and a contributor for Fox News. 

Thorn Run Partners hired Stuart Chapman as partner. He comes from American Continental Group. On Capitol Hill, he served as chief of staff to Rep. Carolyn McCarthyCarolyn McCarthyWhy Congress needs an openly atheist member, now Lobbying World Lobbying world MORE (D-N.Y.), where he helped manage her work on the Education and Workforce Committee and the Financial Services Committee. He held positions with former Sen. Jay RockefellerJohn (Jay) Davison RockefellerBottom Line World Health Day: It's time to fight preventable disease Lobbying World MORE (D-W.Va.) and former Rep. Zack Space (D-Ohio).

Janice Mays, the longtime staff director for the House Ways and Means Committee Democrats, is leaving at the end of May for a job at PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) — the same firm that former Republican Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (Mich.) went when he retired from Congress. At PwC, she will serve as a managing director in its Washington national tax services tax policy services group. Mays joined the Ways and Means panel, where she also served as chief counsel, in 1975. 

The healthcare company Vizient hired Shoshana Krilow to serve as vice president of public policy and government relations. Before that, she worked as director of health and clinical affairs for the University of California and as a health policy adviser for two former members of Congress.