Ali Amirhooshmand has been named a director of federal government affairs the Entertainment Software Association, a trade group. Amirhooshmand was a co-founder and principal at Seward Square Group, a lobbying and consulting firm. He has worked as a senior vice president at law and lobbying firm Cassidy & Associates and an attorney at Greenberg Traurig. He has several years of experience on Capital Hill, most recently as a policy adviser to then-Rep. Roy Blunt, R-Mo.
Danielle Rodman also been named a director of federal government affairs at the Entertainment Software Association. Rodman was a senior legislative assistant to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., and worked as a Democratic staff assistant for the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee. She also was a staff assistant and legislative analyst at Women’s Policy, Inc.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.