Gary J. Shapiro was appointed group vice president for the consumer electronics group of the Electronic Industries Association.

The Washington chapter of the National Association of Accountants elected Ned Ballengee president; John Coughlan, Joyce Keller, Glenda Z. Espinas and Stuart L. Graff vice presidents; John Mericsko secretary; and James J. Murphy treasurer.

Martin Stein was elected president of the Maryland-Delaware-District of Columbia Jewelers' Association.

Thomas J. Mierzwa was appointed executive director of the International Association of Knowledge Engineers.

The Washington chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services elected Lynne A. Byall president, William M. Burwell vice president, Naomi Fried secretary and Michael Welch treasurer.

James C. Oliver was elected president-elect of the Maryland State Bar Association's section on real property, planning and zoning.

Otto I. Szentesi was named a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.

George A. Gunn was appointed president of the Consulting Engineers Council of Metropolitan Washington.


Bank 2000 N.A. of McLean promoted Joseph Brancucci to executive vice president and senior lender and Robert Altiera to vice president of commercial lending.

The Leesburg-based Bank of Loudoun named Jody L. Morris assistant vice president and chief operating officer.

Sovran Bank/Maryland of Bethesda hired Arthur Avery Scott as first vice president and manager of cash management.

The Reston-based Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. appointed Michael F. Coffey senior vice president for multifamily marketing and Michael R. McCabe director of investor marketing.


Marian Riedy was promoted to publisher of the Washington Monthly magazine.


David C. Wheelock was hired as director of the engineering division at Synergics Inc. of Annapolis.


H. Charles Spring was named acting deputy undersecretary of labor for labor-management relations.

John S. Silverstrand was promoted to assistant director of store operations for the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission.


James River Corp. of Richmond promoted Malcolm E. Shaw to senior vice president and group executive for human resources.


Woodrow E. Eno was promoted to general counsel and director of legal-state affairs at the Health Insurance Association of America.


Shirley M. Knight was appointed executive director of the Washington Community Development Corp. of Vienna.

The Alexandria-based Water Pollution Control Federation named Cynthia L. Davis director of conferences and expositions.


John R. Stepp was named president of Bill Usery and Associates of Washington.

Aaron Handelman was named a resident partner in the Washington law offices of Eccleston and Wolf.

Epstein, Becker & Green P.C. of Washington named Leslie J. Kerman a partner in the firm.

Russell Reynolds Associates Inc. of Washington appointed John T.W. Hawkins executive director.

William L. Strickland was named senior vice president of team sports for Arlington-based ProServ Inc.

L. Fargo Wells became a senior associate at First Washington Associates of Arlington.

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