Gloria Dittus’ Story Partners has added four staffers including Anne Brady, formerly deputy chief of staff to then-Rep. Mark Schauer (D-Mich.), who joins as vice president, and Director Mollie O’Dell, most recently with North Bridge Communications. Mary Elizabeth Margolis also came aboard as an associate from Runyan Public Affairs, while Steven Place, a recent grad of Catholic University, is the shop’s new executive assistant.
• Courtney Lamie, most recently communications director for then-Rep. Rick Boucher (D-Va.), has signed on with the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s team. The group lobbies for electric utilities co-ops on a variety of energy, environmental and fiscal policy issues, according to recent lobbying disclosure reports.
Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., walks on Broadway after a Future Forum with young entrepreneurs in the Flatiron District of New York City, April 16, 2015. Reps. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Grace Meng, D-N.Y., also attended.