An item in the Nov. 19 Newsmakers column incorrectly characterized Paul M. Thrasher's new job. He was promoted to name partner at the accounting firm of Halt, Jackson & Thrasher. An item in the Nov. 19 column misspelled Richard Foud's name and incorrectly categorized his employer, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, which has no connection to government. (Published 12/10/90)

BANKS, FINANCIAL SERVICES

First American Metro Corp. of of McLean promoted Geoffrey C. Potts to group vice president for financial analysis and information mangement and Albert J. Webster Jr. to assistant vice president for sales management.

Arete Ventures Inc. of Rockville promoted Bernard D. Tarr Jr. to vice president and partner.

Paul M. Thrasher was hired as a named partner in the Alexandria accounting firm Halt, Shaw & Jackson, which changed its name to Halt, Jackson & Thrasher.

Citibank, Maryland of Towson appointed Alex P. Mogielnicki executive director of CHOICE Credit Cycle, promoted John Hunter to senior vice president of Citicorp Telemarketing Services and named Steve McNamara executive director of customer communications.

Sovran Bank, N.A. promoted Kenneth C. Harris to senior vice president of corporate banking and Richard C. Jacobs to vice president of real estate banking.

COMPUTER, HIGH TECHNOLOGY

William King was appointed vice president of finance for Digital Signal Corp. of Springfield.

HEALTH

Dr. William R. Claytor was elected chairman of the District of Columbia section of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

The University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore appointed Dr. Paul Stolley chairman and professor of epidemiology and preventive medicine.

Stevens L. Remillard was hired as senior vice president for managed care at Inter+Net Health System of Vienna.

HOTEL, FOOD SERVICES

Frank R. Cupple was named vice president for finance at Baltimore-based Horn & Horn cafeterias.

Brookshire Hotels Inc. of Columbia, Md., promoted Deborah L. Cannon to vice president of development.

INDUSTRIAL, MANUFACTURING

David Huzarewicz was named vice president of administration at Chaselle Inc. of Columbia, Md.

Springfield-based Glass Blocks Inc. of Virginia elected Bobby C. Harrington president.

NONPROFIT

The National Wildlife Federation appointed Deehon Ferris director of its environmental quality division.

The National Captioning Institute Inc. of Washington named Lily Page Bess vice president for external affairs.

The World Resources Institute of Washington appointed Sarah Burns as its nongovernmental organization liaison and Nina Kogan director of corporate relations.

David L. Karmol was named director of government relations and counsel at the National Spa and Pool Institute of Alexandria.

John R. Hill was named vice president of corporate development at Uniglobe Gateway Travel of Wheaton.

GOVERNMENT

Richard D. Foud was named executive vice president of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce.

PUBLISHING

Williams & Wilkins of Baltimore promoted John Gardener to vice president and publisher of the book division.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

The Kansas City, Mo., law firm Morrison, Hecker, Curtis, Kuder &

Parrish hired Michael E. Tucci, a former senior counsel for litigation at the Resolution Trust Corp., as a partner in its Washington office.

S. Hope Johnson was promoted to vice president of the Interface Group Ltd. of Washington.

NUS Corp. of Gaithersburg elected Robert L. Shoup vice president.

Burson Marsteller of Washington promoted Gary Auxier to executive vice president and deputy manager of its Washington office.

Temporaries Now Inc. of Annandale appointed Dale Abrams chairman and chief executive, Michael L. Walker president and Thalia Edwards operations manager.

The Susan Davis Companies of Washington promoted Melinda Andrews to vice president for the events group and Katherine Foster to vice president for the communications group.

Henry K. Giuni was appointed vice president for corporate development at Cassidy & Associates of Washington.

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