Lobbying world

Greg Nash

Former Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) joined Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP as a lobbyist in the firm’s Government Relations Department. Pryor left the Senate in 2015 and most recently was a partner at Venable LLP.

Bose Public Affairs Group announced that David Crane joined the firm as a principal. Crane previously was a senior adviser to the late Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a senior domestic policy adviser to ex-Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.) and legislative director to ex-Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.).

The Association for Digital Asset Markets named Michelle Bond its new chief executive officer. She previously was the global head of government and regulatory affairs at Ripple, global head of policy at Blockchain, and the head of global regulatory affairs and public policy at Bloomberg LP. She served as senior counsel at the Securities and Exchange Commission under former President Obama.

Forbes Tate Partners hired Caitlin Gallagher as a senior director for its Insights practice. She previously worked at the Brunswick Group for six months and before that was a director at Purple Strategies for two years. Forbes Tate also hired Eric Kim as a senior analyst. He previously was deputy policy director at the National Republican Congressional Committee.

Monument Advocacy named Lawrence Duncan a partner. He joins Monument from Potomac Policy Advisors LLC, a firm he founded in 2019. Before that he was vice president of federal and state government affairs at Lockheed Martin Corp., where he worked for more than 17 years.

Federal Hall Policy Advisors named Len Wolfson a partner. He previously was assistant secretary for congressional and intergovernmental relations at the Department of Housing and Urban Development and was acting commissioner of the Federal Housing Administration under President Trump. Before that, he was associate vice president of legislative affairs at the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Lawren Geer joined Invariant as a lobbyist. She previously was senior government relations coordinator at the American Society of Clinical Oncology for nearly three years and before that was government affairs and media relations coordinator at the School Nutrition Association for over a year. Invariant also hired Lyle Yoder as a lobbyist. He previously was a legislative correspondent for Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), working in the senator’s office for nearly three years.

The Internet Association hired Christina Martin as senior vice president for communications and public affairs. She founded the firm Rosehill Strategies in December 2018 and before that was executive vice president at the Corn Refiners Association.

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