Companies

Texas Instruments of Washington named Robert S. Koppel director of government relations, telecommunications policy.

Avery Dennison of Washington named Weldon Walker national account manager, government channel.

Kitchen Connection of Manassas named Jane Hicks executive assistant and Barry Elsberg project coordinator.

Associations/Nonprofits

National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones of Washington named Willard M. Berry executive director.

American Type Culture Collection of Manassas named Marc A. Silver vice president, business development; John H. Tyson chief operations officer, and Joseph B. Perrone standards program director.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics in Reston named Cathy L. Seeley president.

National Association of Japan-America Societies named Samuel M. Shepherd president.

Education

University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business named Scott Koerwer acting executive director and Asher Epstein managing director, Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship.

National Society of Collegiate Scholars of Washington named Christie Susko director of communications.

Real Estate

Newmark & Company Real Estate of New York named M. Anthony Gould, Patrick W. Nalls and Aaron Katz managing principals in its Washington office.

Grosvenor of Washington named Mark S. Darley director of development in San Francisco and Christian M. Chambers director of development in Washington.

Legal

Leonard, Street and Deinard of Minneapolis named Jonathan W. Gottlieb shareholder in its Washington office.

Eren Law Firm of Washington named Victor D. Comras and Bruno A. Ristau special counsels.

Gardner Carton & Douglas of Chicago named Philip D. Green, Allen V. Farber, Paul L. Uhrig, Robert W. McCann, James A. Barker Jr. and Jeffrey T. Ganiban partners; and Elizabeth D. Stottlemyer and Kelley M. Taylor associates in its Washington office.

Financial

Ellin & Tucker of Baltimore named Deborah Remeikis marketing coordinator.

SunTrust Bank of Washington named Masoud Ahmadzai branch manager, Old Keene Mill office, Burke; Betty Gonzalez-Baltodano branch manager, Cherrydale Safeway office, Arlington; and Saeeda Haider branch manager, Fairfax Town Center office, Fairfax.

Parente Randolph of Washington named James M. Cottos director of health care, forensics and financial investigative services.

Communications

SheaHedges Group of McLean named Christine Keck account manager and Erin Breeden account coordinator.

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