McFaul leaves Gaetz for Ballard Partners

The Florida-based lobbying firm Ballard Partners have opened an office in Washington, D.C.

Dan McFaul, who most recently served as Congressman Matt Gaetz’s chief of staff to help with the freshman representative’s transition, has joined the firm. McFaul was the chief of staff and communications director for former Rep. Jeff Miller. He also served as former Rep. Joe Scarborough’s legislative director and deputy press secretary.