Former Secretary of Transportation William T. Coleman Jr. has had no trouble finding work since the Ford administration went out of office. He has recently been elected to the boards of directors of both International Business Machines and Pepsico, Inc.
Coleman also joined the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars at the Smithsonian Institution recently. He plans to stay at the center for 30 to 60 days, during which time he plans "some thinking and writing" about how Cabinet officers can open up the decision-making process.
Two other former Ford administration officials were also elected to the IMB board. T. Vincent Learson and William W. Scranton, both previous IBM board members, were elected to fill the seats vacated by three new cabinet members, Secretary of State Cyrus R. Vance, Secretary of Defense Harold Brown and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Patricia Roberts Harris.
Fraser-Rude & Finn announced that William I. Greener Jr. has been named executive vice president.
Greener has hed a number of government posts since he left the United States Air Force in 1970. Most recently, he served the Ford administration as a Deputy Press Secretary and then as Assistant Secretary of Defense.
Yet another person, this time E. Wayne Thevenot, former executive assistant to Sen. Russell Long (D-La.), has left the government payroll for the business world.
Thevenot, who has been a staff member on Capitol Hill since 1962 has opened a Washington office and plans to be a consultant on the subject he knows best - government relations.
Dynalectron in McLean announced the promotion of four to the newly created position of senior vice president.
The head of the finance and administration group will be John P. Schelling, former chief of the company's law department. Schelling's replacement in the law office will be vice president David L. Reichardt.
The technical services group will be led by Dan R. Bannister, a group vice president at the company since 1972.
G.W. Walther Ewalt, also a former group vice president, will be the senior vice president responsible for the electrical contracting group.
Head of the hydrocarbon group will be Earl W. Holdgraf, who joined the company as a group vice president in 1972.
Virginia Real Estate Investment Trust has elected Charles B. Davis III president, chief operating office and a member of the board of trustees. Davis has been vice president of the trust since 1975.
Westgate Corp. in McLean has appointed Joan W. Bowe vice president. Bowe, with Westgate since 1966, manages the company's apartment and townhouse development in McLean.
Frank A. Finnerty III has been elected president and chief executive officer of Stenocomp, Inc. He succeed Max Ben, who will continue as chairman of the board.
Acacia Mutual Life Insurance Co. has elected Albert H. Kroening vice president for real estate. Kroening comes to Acacia from the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co. in Philadelphia.
The Baltimore-based investment securities firm of Alex. Brown & Sons has elected three department vice presidents. They are Alexander T. Daignault Jr. in the corporate syndicate department, Alvin B. Krongard in corporate finance and William R. Rothe in the corporate trading department.
Union First National Bank has named Mildred H. Hayes senior vice president, the first woman to hold that position at the bank. She is currently manager of the personal department and a member of the senior policy group.
Union First also promoted Joan F. Wells to vice president. Wells joined Union First in 1974.
New vice president at Montgomery Federal Savings and Loan Association is G. Mark Zuk. Zuk will specialize in mortgage loans.
First Virginia Bank has named Steve F. Morre vice president in the commerical loan department. Moore joined First Virginia in 1972.
Government Employees Financial Corp. announced that Eberhard J. Gabriel has been promoted to senior vice president for corporate finance and general counsel, as well as being elected to the board of directors. Gefco also announced the election of retired Army General Melvin Zais to the board.
In a related move, General Zais was also elected to the board of directors of Government Employees Life Insurance Co.