Robert E. Long, senior vice president, director and secretary of Johnston, Lemon Co. Inc., has joined Ferris & Co. Inc. as senior vice president in the brokerage firm's corporate finance department. Long, who was also secretary of Washington Mutual Investors Fund, is a director of Allied Capital Corp., CSC Scientific Co. Inc., Global Travel Inc. and Farragut Investment Inc. He is a pst president of the Washington Society of Investment Analysts and a former member of the D.C. Securities Advisory Committee.

Walter F. Sacko, general agent for the State Mutual Assurance Co. of America, recently received the Bernard L. Wilner Memorial Award from the District of Columbia Life Underwriters Association for outstanding service to the cause of life insurance.

Richard J. Muller has been appointed director of Chrysler Corp.'s Washington office. Prior to his promotion, Muller was director of Washington public relations for Chrysler.

Joseph J. Avis has been promoted to senior vice president and director of the human resources division of Riggs National Bank.

James P. Carty has been elected vice president for government regulation and competition of the National Association of Manufacturers.

Arthur Byrnes has been elected a trustee of Mortgage Investors of Washington.

Ronald R. Glancz has been appointed director of litigation for the Comptroller of the Currency.

Timothy A. Corsini has joined Julia M. Walsh & Sons Inc. as vice president.

Timothy A. Corsini has joined Julia M. Walsh & Sons Inc. as vice president.

Sue A. Hommel, manager of the Gannett Newspaper advertising sales office in Dallas, will join the Gannett corporate communications staff in Washington as director of corporate advertising.

Carol L. Swiger has been named vice president and Larry W. Foltz has been named systems officer of First Service Co., the systems and data processing subsidiary of First Virginia Banks Inc.

Thomas J. Owen, president and chairman of Perpetual Federal Savings and Loan Association, has been elected to the board of directors of Acacia Mutual Life.

Fred B. Goldberg has been appointed general counsel for the Office of Consumer Protection. He previously served as director of special projects for the Consumer Energy Council of America and was an attorney-adviser for the U.S. Office of Consumer Affairs.

Martin Rubenstein, president and chief executive officer of the Mutual Broadcasting System, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Radio Broadcasters Association.

Robert J. Burke has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Country Legend Inc., a Northern Virginia-based clothing chain.

William A. Nalls has been promoted to assistant vice president of First & Merchants National Bank.

J. Ronald Reeves has been elected vice president for government affairs for UA Air.

Ken Murphy has been appointed vice president/new homes division of Long & Foster Realtors.

Clifford E. Suer has been appointed head of the energy control and safety systems department of Automation Industries Inc., Vitro Laboratories Division.