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Shumaker Advisors announced that former Rep. Mark SanfordMark SanfordCheney set to be face of anti-Trump GOP GOP braces for wild week with momentous vote Lobbying world MORE (R-S.C.) has joined the firm as a lobbyist. Sanford, who served two terms as governor of South Carolina, will work in the Charleston, S.C., offices.

Bracewell LLP announced that Yasmin Nelson, former senior policy adviser to then-Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisHarris, Hispanic Caucus meet on Central America Harris headlining Asian American Democratic PAC's summit Here's why Joe Biden polls well, but Kamala Harris does not MORE (D-Calif.), joined the firm’s Policy Resolution Group as a senior principal. Nelson worked for Harris for four years and before that was a professional staff member for Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee. She also served as an aide to Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerPolice reform talks hit familiar stumbling block Almost 20 advocacy groups team up to pressure Congress to pass health care bill for immigrants Biden adds pressure to congressional talks with self-imposed deadlines MORE (D-N.J.).

Cherie Wilson was named managing director of government affairs at Delta Air Lines. She previously was director of federal affairs at General Motors, where she worked for nearly six years.


The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced the launch of a state and local policy initiative that will be led by Tom Wickham, the former parliamentarian of the House of Representatives. Wickman worked in the House for 26 years.

BGR Group announced that Fred Turner, former chief of staff to Sen. Bob MenendezRobert (Bob) MenendezSenators shed masks after CDC lifts mandate Tensions mount among Democrats over US-Israel policy Senate Democrats ramp up push to limit Biden's war powers MORE (D-N.J.), will join the firm as senior vice president in its international affairs practice. Turner worked for Menendez for more than seven years and before that was chief of staff for the U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, from 2007 to 2014.

Christina Lotspike will join the federal affairs team at Instacart on April 5. She previously was vice president of technology and transportation advocacy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where she worked for more than seven years.

Brittany Hernandez was named executive vice president at Crossroads Strategies. She was previously senior director of policy and advocacy at the Muscular Dystrophy Association and before that was deputy director of federal affairs at March of Dimes and a senior legislative assistant to Rep. Steve CohenStephen (Steve) Ira CohenLobbying world Buttigieg charms Washington with his accessibility Chris Christie joins board of New York Mets MORE (D-Tenn.).