His clients, each of which paid him $10,000 in the fourth quarter, are the City of Colfax, Calif.; Downhole Pipe and Equipment of Sugar Land, Texas; and Resource Capital, a lender that specializes in small businesses.
Several K Streeters are starting off the year with new clients.
BGR Group, the former Barbour Griffith & Rogers, has signed Revere America on health care reform and engineering firm Sxp Analytics. According to a lobbying disclosure form, BGR’s Robert Wood, Jennifer Larkin Lukawski and Ed Rogers are handling the accounts.
Dutko Worldwide’s Craig Pattee has added the Homewood Village Resorts while generic drugmaker Watson Pharmaceuticals has retained the all-GOP Fierce, Isakowitz & Blalock to work on generic drug policy issues.
Williams & Jensen signed on to represent the International Game Fish Association based in Dania Beach, Fla. The firm’s George Baker said he and fellow lobbyist Denis Dwyer are still in the fact-finding stage but are looking into concerns about whether the stocks of billfish in the Pacific Ocean may be threatened. “We’re just undertaking this,” he said.
Landing at ATA
The Air Transport Association of America Inc., which is under new management with recently minted president and CEO Nick Calio, has added Jean Medina as its vice president for communications.
Calio called Medina, who joins from United Airlines, “the right person to energize our outreach” in a statement announcing the hire.
Medina is replacing David Castelveter, who is leaving ATA after five years “to pursue other interests,” according to the statement.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.