“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
Dan Brouillette Ford Motor Co. USAA Former vice president of federal government affairs joins as senior vice president of industry affairs.
Beth Caseman Volunteers of America Venable Former assistant general counsel joins as associate.
Jeffrey Chappell Snapp Norris Group PR National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts Former public relations associate joins as senior public relations manager.
John Freshman Freshman, Kast Inc. Troutman Sanders Public Affairs Group Founder of a boutique lobbying firm joins Troutman as senior vice president.
Paul Helmke Mayor’s Office of Fort Wayne, Ind. Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence Former Republican mayor joins as president.
Joseph Lanier Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Former legal counsel joins as senior counsel.
Christopher Lee U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission Council for Marketing & Opinion Research Former attorney-adviser joins as new director of government affairs and counsel.
Terry Nelson Akerman Senterfitt Mercury Public Affairs Former consultant joins Mercury (which merged with Fleishman-Hillard Government Relations) as partner.
Walt Sanders Sanders International Group Van Fleet Associates Current president also joins as counsel of Van Fleet Associates (Sanders Int’l is a subsidiary of Van Fleet).
Tim Smith R.J. Reynolds International Waggener Edstrom Worldwide Former senior executive joins WE public affairs practice as senior vice president.
E. Neil Trautwein National Association of Manufacturers National Retail Federation Former assistant vice president for human resources policy joins as vice president and employee benefits policy counsel.
Jane Wexton GE Consumer Finance Akerman Senterfitt Former chief compliance officer joins as compliance practices and advisory services leader.

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