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APPOINTMENTS

Monday, October 27, 2008

Companies

NJVC of Vienna named Vito DiNapoli, former director with CSC in Maryland, vice president of operations.

Portal Solutions of Rockville named Marty Schuchman chief operating officer.

Apptis of Chantilly named Yolanda Cruz vice president, strategic planning, Defense & National Security Sector.

Verizon Wireless of Laurel named Mark Harris vice president of national government sales and operations.

PageSoutherlandPage of the District named Thomas McCarthy associate principal.

Perot Systems Government Services of Fairfax named Elizabeth Smith executive vice president of sales.

SkyLink USA of Dulles named David Anderson, former project director for NeoSystems, controller.

Approva of Reston named John Becker chief executive.

Ardent Management Consulting of Chantilly named Michael Matechak partner and vice president.

HOK of the District named Catherine Haley, former associate partner at SOM in New York, director of interior design.

USIS of Falls Church named Denis Rowe director of employee relations and employment strategies, Thomas Kress manager of IT project management office, and Robert Thunker, vice president of the federal civil security group of the Government Solutions Group.

Associations/Nonprofits

The Food Marketing Institute of Arlington named Leslie Sarasin president and chief executive.

The Security Analysis and Risk Management Association named Kerry Thomas president and John Paczkowski executive vice president.

The American Association of University of Women of the District named Cordy Galligan, former affinity partner coordinator of the American Medical Student Association, director of corporate relationships.

Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council of the District named Pamela Stegeman president.

National Communication Association of the District named Frank Doyle deputy executive director.

Oceana of the District named Keith Addis chairman of its board of directors.

The American Psychiatric Association of Arlington named Eve Herold director of its Office of Communications and Public Affairs.

The National Board of Professional Teaching Standards of Arlington named Lisa Stooksberry director of certification standards.

Real Estate

Studley of McLean named Matthew Klaff, former adviser at CresaPartners, and Sam Sanders, former real estate adviser at Woodmark Commercial, assistant directors.

Communications

Allison & Partners of the District named Daniel Drummond, former senior vice president at Powell Tate, general manager.

Health Care

Washington Hospital Center of the District named Dan Macksood senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Financial

KPMG of the District named Leah Durner principal in its Washington national tax practice, Elizabeth Seegers principal in its advisory practice, Sarah Staudenraus partner in the Washington national tax practice, Robin Valentine audit partner, Sharlene Amitay managing director in its tax practice, David Cappellina managing director in its forensic advisory practice, Mary Presnell managing director in its federal advisory practice, and George Spaeth managing director in the Washington national tax practice. The following people were named to the Tysons Corner office: William Harlow, audit partner; David Jackson, partner in the federal tax practice; and Charles Maglione, managing director in the advisory practice.

BB&T of Fairfax named Tung Dao vice president, Ghezal Gobar assistant vice president of the Alexandria office, and Victoria Hornaday senior vice president of Falls Church office.

KippsDeSanto & Co. of Vienna named Gretchen Guandolo head of its commercial technology sector.

Reznick Group of Bethesda named Jerry Distefano lead business development manager.

Legal

Hunton & Williams of the District named Catherine Muir counsel and Torsten Kracht partner.

Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker of the District named Michael Cohen, formerly with Heller Ehrman, partner in its antitrust practice.

Morrison & Foerster of the District named David Lynn, former chief counsel of the Division of Corporation Finance at the Securities and Exchange Commission, partner.

Steptoe & Johnson of the District named James Bonham managing director in its government affairs & public policy practice.

Jones Day of the District named William O'Reilly partner.

Capital Bank of Rockville named Stefanie Boss vice president for branch administration and Alfonso Pierson business banking officer.

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