By The Hill Editors - 07/20/10 11:04 PM EDT
• The American Frozen Food Institute has hired Corey N. Henry and Jane D. Pritchett. Henry will be a vice president of communications and Pritchett will be the new manager of accounting. Henry was vice president of grassroots advocacy for the National Mining Association. Before that, he was director of public affairs for the Fertilizer Institute and an associate editor of Inside Washington Publishers. Pritchett comes from the American Hotel Lodging Association.
• Abby McCloskey has been hired by the Financial Services Roundtable as its new director of research. She was a legislative correspondent for Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.). Before that, McCloskey was a policy analyst with the Mercatus Center and the Charles G. Koch Foundation.
• Kimberly C. Parker is joining the Illinois Hospital Association as its vice president of federal relations. Prior to coming to the trade group, she was chief of staff for Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) and, before that, to Rep. Laura Richardson (D-Calif.). Parker also was deputy assistant secretary for legislation at the Health and Human Services Department. Before that, she worked for the American Postal Workers Union, the American Federation of Government Employees and the United Way.
• Julie Barnes has joined the Bipartisan Policy Center as director of health policy. She was at the New America Foundation, where she was deputy director and later acting director of the think tank’s health policy program. Before that, Barnes was a litigator and regulatory counsel in Crowell & Moring’s healthcare practice group. She also worked in the office of Sen. Dianne FeinsteinDianne FeinsteinIntel leaders push controversial encryption draft Democrats block energy spending bill over Iran amendment Durbin: Iran amendment could kill energy bill MORE (D-Calif.).