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Southern Strategy Group adds lobbyist

Betsy McCorkle, former lobbyist and government affairs director for the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association, has joined the North Carolina office of Southern Strategy Group, a government affairs firm.

McCorkle, who previously worked alongside Southern Strategy Group on energy issues, has expertise in energy, environment, agriculture and economic development, the firm said in a release.

McCorkle has worked in policy and communications positions on numerous Republican campaigns throughout the Southeast, including with the campaign of Gov. Pat McCrory.

Scott Laster is SSGNC’s managing partner.