capitol oneCapital One Financial has added Glover Park Group to its Washington lobbying team for matters such as banking, credit card, retirement savings regulation and tax policy.

The McClean, Va.-based financial company shelled out $2M in D.C. advocacy during the past year.

Joel Johnson, chief of staff for Ohio’s former Senator Howard Metzenbaum and President Clinton’s senior advisor for policy and communications, spearheads GPG’s Capital One group

John Hughes, ex-senior policy advisor for Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, and Jon Gans former policy counsel for Arizona Senator Jon Kyl, join Johnson.

Capital One has reported a 9.3 percent rise in first-quarter profit to $1.1B on a three percent revenue dip to $5.3B.