April 08, 2013

REMAINDERS: Items we missed

Some recent items of interest Sorry we missed youthat we missed:

  • Longtime Democratic flack Nu Wexler has joined Rasky Baerlein Strategic Communications as Vice President of Public Affairs.  Wexler was most recently Communications Director for U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT).  He also previously led communications for the House Budget Committee and the House Education and Labor Committee. (Politico’s “Huddle”)
  • Jerri Ann Henry has moved to Widmeyer Communications, where she is a digital media expert and digital account lead on the higher education and public affairs team.  Henry previously worked at JDA Frontline, Ed Gillespie Strategies and the Hawthorn Group.  (Politico’s “Influence”)
  • Departing DCI Group, Catherine Gatewood is the new Communications Director for Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY).  She’s a Kentucky native.  (Politico’s “Influence”)
  • Recently the Communications Director for the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (majority), Leslie Phillips, departed to become Senior Vice President for Marketing and Communications for FairWinds Partners, a small IT consultancy specializing in domain name management and internet governance.  (PF tipster)

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