D.C. area appointments for Dec. 24
Arabella Advisors of the District appointed Jill Rademacher managing director.
Arbitron of Columbia appointed Sean R. Creamer president and chief executive.
JBS International of Bethesda appointed Candace Charkow, Jennifer Kasten and Larry Robertson vice president.
Maxim Healthcare Services of Columbia appointed William Butz chief financial officer.
W.R. Grace of Columbia appointed Richards R. Badmington vice president of corporate communications.
Tiny Dancer of Fairfax appointed Matt Jewel office manager.
American Iron and Steel Institute of the District appointed Lisa Harrison senior vice president of communications.
HBI of the District appointed Edward Harrison, Steven O. Kramer, Faye M. Nock, and Dennis O. Torbett senior vice presidents, Keith Albright and Tadar Muhammad vice presidents.
Mental Health Association of Montgomery County of Rockville appointed Scot Marken chief executive.
National Mining Association of the District appointed Nancy Gravatt senior vice president of communication.
Sports & Fitness Industry Association of Silver Spring appointed VJ Mayor director of marketing and communications, Jonathan Michaels director of membership and business development, and Lauren Wallace director of thought leadership programs.
Howard Consulting Group of the District appointed Jayna Athas associate in its public affairs division, Alex Mitchell project associate in its communications and media division, and Josh Levitt associate.
Cassidy Turley of the District appointed William Collins and Paul Collins vice chairmen and Drew Flood, James Cassidy and Jud Ryan executive managing directors.
Bean, Kinney & Korman of Arlington appointed William E. Evans associate.
Crowell & Moring of the District appointed Christopher A. Cole, former advertising litigation practice chair at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, partner.
Venable of McLean appointed Joseph Schmelter partner-in-charge.
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