Lobbying world

Lobbying world
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Claude Chafin joined Invariant’s communications and public affairs team. Chafin previously was communications director for the House Armed Services Committee Republicans. Before that, he was communications director for then-Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnJudiciary Committee greenlights Garland's AG nomination Passage of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act is the first step to heal our democracy Biden signs supply chain order after 'positive' meeting with lawmakers MORE (R-Tenn.).

Invariant also hired Maia Hunt Estes, former chief of staff to Rep. Anthony BrownAnthony Gregory BrownCongressional Black Caucus unveils '100 Day Plan' Lawmakers move to oust extremists from military Calls grow for 9/11-style panel to probe Capitol attack MORE (D-Md.). Estes previously was director of policy and legislative affairs for Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel BowserMuriel BowserAbigail Breslin mourns loss of father from COVID-19 NAACP president accuses Trump of having operated under 'white supremacist doctrine' DC vaccine sign-ups plagued with technical problems MORE (D).

The American Investment Council hired Dillon Iwu as director of government affairs. Dillon previously was senior field representative for Rep. Karen BassKaren Ruth BassSunday shows preview: 2024 hopefuls gather at CPAC; House passes coronavirus relief; vaccine effort continues Black Caucus members lobby Biden to tap Shalanda Young for OMB head George Floyd police reform bill reintroduced in House MORE (D-Calif.). 


Kimberly Ross will join the American Council of Life Insurers as senior vice president of federal government relations, starting Dec. 21. Ross is chief of staff and chief counsel to Rep. Joyce BeattyJoyce Birdson BeattyBlack Caucus members lobby Biden to tap Shalanda Young for OMB head Harris holds first meeting in ceremonial office with CBC members On The Money: Senate panels postpone Tanden meetings in negative sign | Biden signs supply chain order after 'positive' meeting with lawmakers MORE (D-Ohio). 

Managed Funds Association announced Andrew Lowenthal will join the organization as head of global policy, effective in 2021. Lowenthal is chief of staff to Rep. Carolyn MaloneyCarolyn MaloneyGovernment watchdog finds federal cybersecurity has 'regressed' in recent years Lawmakers line up behind potential cyber breach notification legislation DeJoy apologizes for mail delays while defending Postal Service changes MORE (D-N.Y.) and previously co-founded the lobbying firm Porterfield, Lowenthal, Fettig & Sears.

Intel announced Angel Preston joined the company as policy director of autonomous vehicles and internet of things. She previously was director of safety at the Alliance for Automotive Innovation.

Narrative Strategies named Jill Farquharson, communications director for the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Democrats, as a director.