“Job Tracker” is a roundup of the latest job changes in the lobbying world, from turns of the revolving door to moves between firms. Send information about new hires by e-mail to [email protected] or by fax to Influence at (202) 457-0718.

Name From To Notes
Rep. Ken Bentsen (D-Texas) Public Strategies Equipment Leasing Association Congressman who served from 1995 to 2003 replaces Michael Fleming as association’s president.
Ron Christie Executive Office of the President DC Navigators Former special assistant to the president and deputy assistant to the vice president jumps to K Street for his second stint as a lobbyist (he did prior stints at Ruder Finn and Patton Boggs).
Kimberly Nelson Hill Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Homeland Security Capitol Solutions Hill heads downtown after stints on the Appropriations Committee and as a legislative assistant in Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R-Miss.) office.
Rep. Chris John (D-La.) Arent Fox Federalist Group Former Louisiana rep is second Democrat to join the formerly GOP-only firm.
Kyle Mulroy Holt, Mulroy & Germann Washington Strategic Consulting Former staffer in ex-Sen. Robert Torricelli’s (D-N.J.) office leaves his namesake firm to start as a partner at new firm.
Larry Noble Center for Responsive Politics Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Campaign finance and lobby regulation expert leaves as president of watchdog group to advise clients on compliance.
Julie Pawelczyk Julie Pawelczyk Washington Strategic Consulting Former staffer in Rep. Jack Davis’ (R-Ill.) office leaves solo consulting gig to start new firm.
Yier Shi Food and Drug Administration Dittus Communications Former FDA senior adviser joins food, agriculture, and nutrition practice.
Gordon Taylor Arent Fox Federalist Group Former chief of staff to Rep. Chris John (D-La.) jumps ship to Federalist along with his old boss.
Michelle Vogel Immune Deficiency Foundation Washington Strategic Consulting Former VP of government affairs leaves foundation to start new firm.
Mike Waldron Department of Energy Dittus Communications Former deputy director of public affairs joins Dittus’ crisis communications practice.

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