Companies

Earth Networks of Germantown appointed Leslie Ferry chief marketing officer.

Energetics Inc. of the District appointed Leslie Nicholls vice president of the building energy solutions division.

Ernst & Young appointed Kevin Jacobsen executive director of the McLean office’s fraud investigation and dispute services practice.

GTT Communications of McLean appointed Mike Sicoli chief financial officer.

Health Net Federal Services of Arlington appointed Billy Maynard president.

ICF International of the District appointed Andrea Baier corporate growth leader.

Merkle of Columbia appointed Aileen Cahill senior vice president, Kristine Elliot vice president and Victoria Platt vice president.

Osiris Therapeutics of Columbia appointed Alla Danilkovitch chief scientific officer.

PMOrchestrator of Reston appointed Elizabeth Keyt managing partner and chief administrative officer.

Transaction Network Services of Reston appointed Clayton LiaBraaten senior vice president of sales, delivery and business development for the firm’s telecommunication services division.

Associations and Nonprofits

National Waste & Recycling Association of the District appointed Christopher Doherty vice president of communications and Jessica Mayorga senior director of communications and marketing.

National Women’s Law Center of the District appointed Gretchen Borchelt vice president of health and reproductive rights.

Real Estate

Berkadia of Bethesda appointed J. Tyler Blue, Andrew Coleman, Ted Hermes and Paul Wallace managing directors.

Finance

Carlyle Group of the District appointed Filippo Passerini operating executive.

Farr, Miller & Washington of the District appointed Taylor McGowan chief investment officer.

Steben & Co. of Gaithersburg appointed Christopher Maxey senior portfolio manager.

Law and Lobby

BakerHostetler appointed Kenneth Reisenfeld partner, working in the Washington office.

Barnes & Thornburg of the District appointed Roscoe Howard Jr. partner, Leasa Anderson and Meena Sinfelt counsel and Jennifer Wylie litigation assistant.

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson of the District appointed Scott Doyle and Jonathan DeFosse partners in the firm’s intellectual property litigation practice.

Glover Park Group of the District appointed Tod Preston senior vice president in the firm’s government affairs practice.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom appointed Eytan Fisch counsel in the firm’s financial institutions regulation and enforcement group, working in the Washington office.

Squire Patton Boggs appointed Kevin McCart partner in the firm’s government investigations and white collar practice group, working in the Washington office.

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan appointed Ellen McElroy partner in the firm’s tax practice group, working in the Washington office.

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