Sam Baptista-the most tireless, upbeat advocate of financial reform in Washington-is changing jobs.

After 12 years as president of the Financial Services Council, Mr. Baptista starts June 15 as chief lobbyist for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. He succeeds Kelly McNamara Corley, who was promoted in late March to senior vice president and general counsel of the company's Discover Financial Services unit.

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