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Hana Greenberg joined the Retail Industry Leaders Association as vice president of tax. Greenberg most recently served as chief of staff to Rep. Ron KindRonald (Ron) James KindWisconsin governor seeks to intervene in redistricting case Retail group backs minimum corporate tax, increased IRS enforcement LIVE COVERAGE: House panel launches work on .5T spending package MORE (D-Wis.) and previously served as a legislative aide to Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerDemocrats press Schumer on removing Confederate statues from Capitol Democrats' do-or-die moment Biden touts 'progress' during 'candid' meetings on .5T plan MORE (D-N.Y.).

Visa Inc. appointed Lila Nieves-Lee as senior director for U.S. government engagement. Nieves-Lee most recently was vice president of government affairs for Autos Drive America. She previously served as a legislative assistant to Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottDemocrats press Schumer on removing Confederate statues from Capitol The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Biden jumps into frenzied Dem spending talks Biden says he will review executive actions after police reform talks fail MORE (R-S.C.) and staff director for the Senate Banking Committee’s consumer protection subcommittee.

Nick Xenakis joined Covington & Burling LLP as special counsel. Xenakis previously served as Democratic general counsel to the Senate Judiciary Committee and chief counsel to Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne Emiel FeinsteinFederal watchdog calls on Congress, Energy Dept. to overhaul nuclear waste storage process Senate advances Biden consumer bureau pick after panel logjam Republicans caught in California's recall trap MORE (D-Calif.).


Jessica Rich joined Kelley Drye & Warren LLP as of counsel. Rich previously served as director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection from 2013 to 2017 and spent 26 years at the agency.

Intel Corp. hired Shannon Taylor as head of technology and manufacturing policy. Taylor most recently was senior vice president and senior counsel for government affairs at the Information Technology Industry Council. She previously served as Republican counsel to the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Signal Group hired Chris Ortman as executive vice president for communications. Ortman previously led communications at the Motion Picture Association and served as a national spokesperson for the Department of Homeland Security in the Obama administration.

Bill McQuillen joined Invariant as a principal. McQuillen previously was an executive vice president at Burson Cohn & Wolfe and worked as a reporter at Bloomberg News for 15 years.