Lobbying world

The NCAA named outgoing Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) as its subsequent president. Baker, a former pupil athlete at Harvard, will take over the position in March because the group faces scrutiny from Congress and the Supreme Courtroom. 

Luke Holland joined The Nickles Group as a vp. Holland served as chief of employees to Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), the longtime prime Republican on the Senate Armed Companies Committee. He ran an unsuccessful Senate marketing campaign to interchange Inhofe, who’s retiring on the finish of the 12 months.

Tyler O’Connor rejoined Crowell & Moring as a accomplice within the agency’s power and authorities affairs practices. O’Connor comes from the Home Vitality and Commerce Committee, the place he served as Democrats’ power counsel.

Amanda Neely rejoined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as an of counsel. Neely most just lately served as director of governmental affairs for the Senate Homeland Safety and Governmental Affairs Committee and common counsel to Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio). 

The Credit score Union Nationwide Affiliation employed Robert Lewis as govt vp and chief advocacy officer. Lewis most just lately led the Van Aucker Group and beforehand was vp of legislative and political affairs on the Monetary Companies Institute. 

Strategic consulting agency LUNA+EISENLA employed Elizabeth Curwen as director of content material, Sean Todd as artistic director and Riah Gonzales King as director of digital methods. Curwen beforehand was a vp at a number of Washington public relations corporations, together with Curley Firm and Spitfire Methods. 

Mary Elliot Aderholt joined telecom agency C-Spire as financial growth director. She is the daughter of Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Ala.), the highest Republican on the Home Appropriations Committee’s commerce subcommittee.