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Monday, September 18, 2006

Monday People: New Martinez Deputy

  • Jessica Garcia is replacing Melissa Shuffield as Sen. Mel Martinez's Deputy Press Secretary (Shuffield departed to become #2 in John McCain's press shop). Duties will include Hispanic media. Garcia was previously press officer at the Agency for International Development in the State Department, special assistant to U.S. Treasurer Anna Escobedo Cabral, and at the RNC. (Roll Call Hill Climbers)

  • Bailey Wood is departing his self-title PR/lobbying shop to become Director of Legislative Affairs and Communications at the National Automobile Dealers Association. He flacked previously for ex-Rep. Christopher Cox (R-CA). (Roll Call K Street Files)

  • Richard Ades, five-year veteran of Powell Tate Weber Shandwick, is becoming Executive Vice President of Prism Public Affairs. (Roll Call K Street Files)


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