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The Alpine Group promoted Les Spivey, who joined the firm in 2006, from senior vice president to principal. Michael HenryCourtney Johnson and Jason Schendle have each been promoted to associate principal.

Subject Matter has named Nicole Cornish its first president and chief operating officer. She comes from the global public affairs firm Burson-Marsteller, where she had spent 15 years, most recently as U.S. chief operating officer. The firm also recently hired Whitaker Askew as a lobbyist, starting on June 5. Askew serves as the vice president of government relations at the American Gaming Association. He also led the political operation of former Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerHouston Chronicle endorses Beto O'Rourke in Texas Senate race The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Citi — House postpones Rosenstein meeting | Trump hits Dems over Medicare for all | Hurricane Michael nears landfall Kavanaugh becomes new flashpoint in midterms defined by anger MORE (R-Ohio) and served as the executive director of BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerHouston Chronicle endorses Beto O'Rourke in Texas Senate race The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Citi — House postpones Rosenstein meeting | Trump hits Dems over Medicare for all | Hurricane Michael nears landfall Kavanaugh becomes new flashpoint in midterms defined by anger MORE’s leadership PAC, the Freedom Project.

• Quaker lobbying group Friends Committee on National Legislation is bringing on Anthony Wier, a former deputy assistant secretary in the State Department’s Bureau of Legislative Affairs during the Obama administration. He will be the group’s chief lobbyist for nuclear disarmament and military spending issues. 

Anthony Cimino is taking over the top lobbyist spot at the Financial Services Roundtable. He has been with the industry group since 2012 and previously served as the senior vice president of risk management. Cimino is a former aide on the House Financial Services Committee, where he managed the panel’s international monetary policy subcommittee. 

Bruce Andrews joined the consulting firm Rock Creek Global Advisors as a managing director. Prior to that, he served as deputy secretary of the Commerce Department in the Obama administration. Andrews has also held senior roles at the Senate Commerce Committee, Ford Motor Company and Quinn Gillespie & Associates.

Josh Perry, who served as social media director for Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzGOP warns economy will tank if Dems win Ex-lawmaker urges Americans to publicly confront officials O'Rourke on calling Cruz 'Lyin' Ted': 'That wasn't the best phrase for me to use' MORE’s (R-Texas) presidential campaign, has joined Axiom Strategies to help the firm’s clients with digital and social media campaigns.

The International Maritime Rescue Federation, which represents both military and civilian marine rescue organizations, named Theresa Crossley its new chief executive officer. She will join the group in October. Crossley serves as the executive director of the United Kingdom Major Ports Group.