Companies

OPX of the District named Jeremy Meier, Derek Mason, Joseph Schultz and Sondra Pires architects; and Erin Downing and Megan Kirin interior designers.

Hargrove of Lanham named Will Alvey trade show sales director.

Mathematica Policy Research of Princeton, N.J., named Barbara Devaney vice president and human services research director, Washington office.

Cannon Design of Baltimore named Barbara Mellema project manager.

Bowne of the District named Theodore Kral vice president, sales.

Associations/Nonprofits

Education Testing Services of the District named Charles Cascio vice president, communications and public affairs.

Earth Force of Alexandria named Charles M. Tampio president.

Society for Human Resource Management of Alexandria named Mary Saily president-elect, Washington Dulles Chapter.

National School Boards Association of Alexandria named Francisco M. Negron Jr. associate executive director and general counsel.

Health Care

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center of Baltimore named Danielle Wharton director of operations for the Care Center.

Communications

Highland Stone Associates of Bethesda named Suzanne Fanaroff senior associate.

Financial

Farr, Miller & Washington of the District named Sheldon S. Cohen director.

Provident Bank of Baltimore, named W. Eric Magwood vice president, small business banking, Tysons Corner office.

Legal

Ober Kaler of the District named Christi J. Braun attorney, antitrust investigations and litigation practice, and Lindsay E. Greenwood and Chiarra-May Stratton attorneys, health practice.

Niles, Barton, & Wilmer of Baltimore named Jeffrey A. Wothers managing partner.

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