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Jennifer Morris, who was senior VP-corporate & PA at Edelman has moved to biofuels trade group Growth Energy, for the VP-communications & PA position.

Her job is to the ethanol story to policymakers, consumers, industry stakeholders, according to GE CEO Emily Skor. "Jennifer’s diverse mix of experience and expertise is just what we need to be the tip of the spear in communicating ethanol’s value to a wide range of key audiences," she added.

Prior to Edelman, Morris was head of global PA and financial literacy for Visa, where she developed positioning and messaging for issues related to product, pricing and acceptance.

She did a stint at Nyhus Communications and was involved in Republican politics related to the unsuccessful Senate runs of Dino Rossi (Washington) and Mike Bouchard (Michigan).

Growth Energy claims the renewable and homegrown ethanol sector supports 360K US jobs.