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Catherine Edmonson has been hired as vice president of government affairs at American Defense International. She most recently worked as an associate at the consulting and advisory firm Teneo. Before that she was chief of staff for Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) for two years and director of federal affairs at McAllister & Quinn.

Robert Mariner joined the Jones Walker/TCH Group as a senior policy consultant. He will continue to be CEO of his own firm, RAM Consulting Services. Mariner previously served as a deputy director at the Department of Transportation under President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump State Department appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot Intelligence community investigating links between lawmakers, Capitol rioters Michelle Obama slams 'partisan actions' to 'curtail access to ballot box' MORE and former President Obama.

Cristina Alesci has left CNN to work for Chobani, where she is chief corporate affairs officer. She was a correspondent at CNN for nearly seven years and before that was a journalist for Bloomberg.