“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
Peggy Binzel CoreNet Global Dittus Communications Telecom vet and former CEO of CoreNet Global joins as senior vice president.
Ex-Gov. James Blanchard DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary Former Democratic Michigan governor promoted to chair of Piper’s government affairs practice, replacing Thomas O’Neil.
Glynda Becker Executive Office of the President McBee Strategic Consulting Former White House regional political director for Western states moves downtown.
Dan Cummings Innovene B&D Consulting Former director of external affairs for the BP petrochemical spinoff joins as senior adviser at B&D and of counsel at parent law firm Baker & Daniels.
Priya Dayananda America’s Community Bankers KPMG Lobbyist who worked in several Democratic offices joins as the accounting firm’s director of federal government affairs.
Rob Hobart Office of Rep. Zach Wamp (R-Tenn.) McBee Strategic Consulting Former Wamp staffer is one of three new hires, two of whom are Republicans.
Kristi Kennedy Office of Sen. Paul Sarbanes (D-Md.) Bryan Cave Strategies Former Sarbanes legislative director joins the D.C. operation of the Missouri-based firm.
Neal Krokosky Flanagan Consulting National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones Former research director joins foreign trade group as director of communications and member relations.
Jill Shapiro Long Senate Appropriations Committee McBee Strategic Consulting Former professional staffer at the Senate Appropriations Committee and legislative assistant to Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) is one of McBee’s three new hires.
Christopher Singer GlaxoSmithKline PhRMA Pharma vet who was GlaxoSmithKline’s vice president in charge of state government affairs and did a lobby stint with Pfizer joins the trade giant.

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