Abt Associates of Bethesda appointed Mauricio Poodts, Thierry Van Bastelaer and Melinda Williams vice presidents.

Potomac Cos. of Rockville appointed Steve Feldman executive vice president of the small-business unit and Deena Gillespie vice president of account management.

SevenTwenty Strategies of the District appointed Christine DiGiovacchino creative director, Megan Blair senior Web designer in the creative department, Joe Richards senior account director in the accounts department and Grant Barnett and Alex Lindeman PHP developers in the technology department.

TEGNA of McLean appointed Sean Wechter senior vice president of digital technology and product development for TEGNA Media.

Associations and Nonprofits

American Trucking Associations of Arlington appointed Boyd Stephenson vice president of supply chain security and operations.

Credit Union National Association of the District appointed Amy Nigrelli chief marketing and technology officer.

Facets of Fairfax appointed Alisha Matlock development director.

Friends of the National Zoo of the District appointed Lynn Mento executive director.

Real Estate

Forbz Real Estate Group of Alexandria appointed Cheryl Spangler principal broker.


Freedom Bank of Virginia of Fairfax appointed Kevin Dennis and Steven Mitchell mortgage loan officers.

Wise Investor Group of Reston appointed Christopher Aime and Simon Hamilton managing directors.

Law and Lobby

Covington & Burling of the District appointed Eric Holder partner.

Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis of the District appointed John Hodges as counsel.

Glover Park Group of the District appointed Nedra Pickler managing director.

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