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Joey Smith, who previously worked as Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven MnuchinTreasury imposes additional sanctions on Cuba over allegations of 'serious human rights abuse' Treasury Department sanctions inner circle of Russian agent Derkach for election interference Sanders defends push to impeach Trump: Insurrection won't be tolerated MORE’s director of operations, joined Invariant’s government relations team. Smith worked for Mnuchin for more than three years and before that was vice president of meetings and events at the Financial Services Roundtable.

Firearms company SIG SAUER hired Bobby Cox as vice president of government affairs. He previously served as an Army Ranger for more than a decade. Before that, he was a congressional fellow for ex-Sen. Saxby ChamblissClarence (Saxby) Saxby ChamblissLive coverage: Georgia Senate runoffs Trump, Biden face new head-to-head contest in Georgia Ex-GOP senator from Georgia suffers mild stroke: report MORE (R-Ga.) and a legislative liaison at the Pentagon for the Army.

Francisco Bencosme is now a senior policy adviser for Asia and Latin America at the Open Society Foundation. He previously was Asia Pacific advocacy manager for Amnesty International USA and before that was legislative research assistant for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for more than three years.

Matthew Douglas was named vice president of mortgage policy for the Housing Policy Council. He was assistant program manager at the Federal Housing Finance Agency for nearly four years. Before that, he was a policy analyst for the Department of Housing and Urban Development during the Obama administration. 

Noah Theran was named executive vice president and managing director of global communications at the Managed Funds Association. He was senior vice president of global public affairs and communications at the Internet Association for more than six years after serving as director of communications at the American Investment Council, previously known as the Private Equity Growth Capital Council.