The American Institute of CPAs has hired FleishmanHillard alum Kathy King as senior director of PA, advocacy and media.

At FH, King co-led the US financial services practice group and led the Omnicom unit's Washington corporate reputation team. She counseled clients such as Booz Allen Hamilton, EY and State Street Global Advisors.

Most recently, King was at Folio Financial, handling its media relations efforts.

Janice Maiman, AICPA's executive VP-communications, PR and content, called King a "versatile media relations leader" with "knowledge of the issues that matter most to our profession."