Rachel van Wingen, former records officer at the Environmental Protection Agency, has joined Tower Software as a senior information consultant where she analyzes clients' records management needs.
During her 12-year career at the EPA, van Wingen served as team leader for the National Records Management Program and had overall responsibility for managing the EPA's records. Previously, she worked in information management at Georgetown University libraries, at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C., and at the Health Education Council, London.
John Nolan recently was named deputy postmaster general of the U.S. Postal Service. As the second highest USPS executive, Nolan will oversee e-commerce, strategic marketing, product design and production, retail and international business, information technology and the information platform. Peter Jacobson, USPS chief technology officer, and others will report directly to Nolan.
Nolan worked for USPS for 19 years and was appointed general manager and postmaster for the New York division in 1985. Nolan left the agency in 1990 to take a position with Merrill Lynch &Company Inc. as director of operations at Merrill Lynch Production Technologies.
Nolan will begin his new position Feb.5.
James Jochum recently joined Andersen Consulting's Government Relations Team in Washington, D.C., as a senior manager. He will help shape the company's policy agenda on issues that affect company clients. Jochum most recently served as counsel for the Senate Banking Committee chaired by Sen. Phil Gramm (R-Texas). Previously, Jochum was the legislative director in the office of Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa).