Lobbying world

Lobbying world

The McKeon Group hired former Rep. John FlemingJohn Calvin FlemingLobbying world Trump wants Congress to delay Census deadlines amid pandemic Meadows sets up coronavirus hotline for members of Congress MORE (R-La.) as a principal. Fleming served in Congress from 2009 to 2017. He most recently worked in the Trump administration as assistant secretary of Commerce for economic development and assistant to the president for planning and implementation.

Amy Swonger returned to Invariant LLC as a principal after working as director of legislative affairs for former President TrumpDonald TrumpRonny Jackson, former White House doctor, predicts Biden will resign McCarthy: Pelosi appointing members of Jan. 6 panel who share 'pre-conceived narrative' Kinzinger denounces 'lies and conspiracy theories' while accepting spot on Jan. 6 panel MORE. She had previously spent more than a year at Invariant and before that was a senior manager at Ernst & Young for nearly eight years. Invariant also hired Logan Hollers, who previously was an environmental policy adviser to Sen. Jeff MerkleyJeff MerkleyBipartisan congressional commission urges IOC to postpone, relocate Beijing Games Lawmakers urge Biden to make 'bold decisions' in nuclear review This week: Senate faces infrastructure squeeze MORE (D-Ore.) for nearly three years.

The International Foodservice Distributors Association named Mala Parker vice president of government relations. Parker previously was deputy administrator at the Federal Highway Administration during the Trump administration. Before that, she was vice president for coalitions at the American Trucking Associations.


Capitol Counsel hired Genny Beltrone to work on the firm's advocacy team. She previously was commerce and telecommunications adviser to Sen. Jon TesterJonathan (Jon) TesterBipartisan group says it's still on track after setback on Senate floor GOP blocks infrastructure debate as negotiators near deal GOP negotiators say they'll vote to start infrastructure debate next week MORE (D-Mont.) and worked in his office for eight years.

The Managed Funds Association hired Ryan Hedgepeth as vice president of government affairs. He previously was deputy executive director for member engagement at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee for more than a year. Before that, he was chief of staff to Rep. Brenda LawrenceBrenda Lulenar LawrenceBlack caucus chair arrested at Capitol during voting rights protest Supreme Court deals blow to Black Caucus voting rights efforts Democrats introduce equal pay legislation for US national team athletes MORE (D-Mich.) for nearly two years and was director of oversight at the Department of Veterans Affairs and a senior adviser at the Department of Commerce during the Obama administration.

Peter Thomas was elected as managing partner of Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville. He succeeds Jim Jorling, who has served as managing partner for the past five years. Thomas joined the firm in 1991 and has been a principal since 1996, focusing on health care and legislative and government relations practices.