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Ben Miller, chief of staff to Rep. Jared HuffmanJared William HuffmanTensions running high after gun incident near House floor Scars of Capitol attack permeate high-security inauguration Trust between lawmakers reaches all-time low after Capitol riots MORE (D-Calif.), is leaving Capitol Hill to join Kadesh & Associates as a principal, effective in January. Miller has worked for Huffman for more than eight years and previously was legislative director and deputy chief of staff to ex-Rep. George MillerGeorge MillerKeep the Capitol secure but open Lobbying world Mellman: Debating Michael Bloomberg MORE (D-Calif.).

Amy Smith was named a deputy for government affairs and vice president for congressional affairs at Leidos. She previously was senior director for international operations and policy at Boeing Co., where she worked for nearly eight years. Before that she was policy director for Republicans on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and director of floor operations for then-House Majority Whip Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntJust five GOP senators vote Trump impeachment trial is constitutional Trump, allies raise pressure on Senate GOP ahead of impeachment This week: Senate stuck in limbo MORE (R-Mo.).

Real estate advocacy group Nareit hired Nathaalie Carey as senior vice president of industry affairs and social responsibility. She previously was executive deputy commissioner at the New York State Department of Labor.

Amazon.com Inc. named Lizzy Simmons manager of public policy. She previously was vice president of government relations and workforce development at the National Retail Federation, where she worked for more than five years. Before that, she was a legislative assistant to Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottGOP senator calls Biden's COVID-19 relief plan a 'non-starter' GOP senator questions constitutionality of an impeachment trial after Trump leaves office Biden's minimum wage push faces uphill battle with GOP MORE (R-S.C.).

Home Depot Inc. promoted Brett Layson to director of federal government relations. He previously was senior legislative assistant to ex-Sen. Johnny IsaksonJohnny IsaksonLoeffler concedes to Warnock Hawley to still object to Pennsylvania after Capitol breached Hillary Clinton trolls McConnell: 'Senate Minority Leader' MORE (R-Ga.), where he worked for more than five years.