Washington area appointments and promotions for the week of Oct. 31

Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly identified the name of Breckenridge Design. This version has been corrected.

October 30, 2011
Companies

A erojet of the District appointed John Luddy, former president of Vector Solutions, head of the Washington office.

B&D Consulting of the District appointed Cathy Tripodi senior adviser on the energy, climate and environment team.

Booz Allen Hamilton of McLean appointed John M. (Mike) McConnell, former executive vice president of the intelligence market, vice chairman.

Clark Nexsen of the District appointed Jeremy Burge director of the Washington office.

ClearPath of Bethesda appointed Tom Ridge, former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, to the board of advisers.

CSC of Falls Church appointed Kenneth W. Deutsch, retired rear admiral, vice president and lead executive for CSC’s Next Generation Enterprise Network contract.

CW Capital Asset Management of Bethesda appointed Eric D. Ellison and Toni V. Meyer Walker managing directors.

Hill & Knowlton of the District appointed Joshua Lamel, founder of J2 Public Strategies, senior vice president and practice leader.

ICF International of Fairfax appointed Jeffrey Neal, former chief human capital officer for the Department of Homeland Security, senior vice president.

InfoZen of Rockville appointed Michael Chertoff, former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, to its board of directors.

JK Moving Services of Sterling appointed Paul Maginnis, former vice president of development at AI International, vice president of business development.

K2M of Leesburg appointed Larry W. Found, senior vice president of global human resources; Gianluca Iasci senior vice president of international; and Carol Pinto area vice president of Latin America.

KPMG of the District appointed Beth Benko partner in the income tax and accounting group.

Pepco Holdings of the District appointed Felecia Greer director and customer advocate.

Ruppert Landscape of Laytonsville appointed Carl Weber area manager in the company’s Maryland landscape management branch.

Stateside Associates of Arlington appointed Jacob Hegeman vice president.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals of Rockville appointed Bob Repella, former senior vice president of pharmaceutical operations for the America’s region at Cephalon, senior vice president and chief commercial officer.

Associations/nonprofits

D.C. Cancer Consortium of the District appointed David Castaneda director of finance and administration.

Legacy of the District appointed Diane Canova, former vice president of advocacy for the American Heart Association, vice president of government affairs.

National Academy of Public Administration of the District appointed Lewis W. Crenshaw Jr. and James G. Huse Jr. fellows.

Private Investigators Association of Virginia in Arlington appointed Philip A. Becnel IV managing partner of Dinolt Becnel & Wells Investigative Group of Arlington, president; Mickey Laskey, vice president; Linda Buczek secretary; and Margaret Kerr-McKown treasurer; and Ron McKown executive director.

The Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance of the District appointed Michael Deal executive director and chief executive.

Education

The College of Southern Maryland of LaPlata appointed Makeba L. Clay, former director of the Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding at Princeton University, executive director of diversity and equal opportunity.

Communications/PR

Breckenridge Design of the District appointed John E. Stiner senior vice president for strategic marketing and operations.

Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic of Bethesda appointed Cesar Aldama, former news director at Miami’s CBS station, senior director of news.

FPI Strategies of the District appointed Alex Johnson, former partner at Avalanche Advisors, senior vice president.

Real estate

CB Richard Ellis Group of the District appointed Thomas Roger, formerly of Grubb & Ellis, senior vice president of global corporate services.

Urban Pace of the District appointed Michael Yarnell director of marketing.

Financial

PNC Bank of the District appointed Edward M. Puzio, former business banking market manager for northern New Jersey, business banking market manager for greater Washington.

Legal

Blank Rome of the District appointed Adrien C. Pickard, senior associate in the Litigation Group of Fiske & Harvey, associate in the commercial litigation group.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton of the District appointed Susan Hu associate on the tax team.

Miller & Chevalier of the District appointed David H. Resnicoff, former associate general counsel and vice president of ethics and compliance at Baxter International, member in the white collar and internal investigations practice.

O’Melveny & Myers of the District appointed Vasu Mthyala, former assistant attorney in the fraud and public corruption section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, counsel.

Patton Boggs of the District appointed Clark Kent Ervin partner.

— Compiled by Vanessa Small

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