Jamestown Associates has hired John Konkus as vice president, expanding the firm into Florida.
He will lead the opening of the firm’s new Tallahassee office. Most recently, Konkus served as chief of staff to former Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll, a Republican who resigned in March.
Changing of the Guard
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, a top Democratic polling firm, announced last week that Chief Operating Officer Howard Briskin, will step down from that role this week.
Ismael Savadogo, the company’s chief financial officer, will succeed Briskin as vice president for operations and chief financial officer.
Liz Murray joined the Republican State Leadership Committee as finance director last week. Her previous work includes fundraising for the National Republican Senatorial Committee and a number of GOP incumbent senators and presidential campaigns.
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Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.