Companies

Brightfind of Silver Spring appointed Emily Witt vice president of professional services.

Consilio of the District appointed John Ashley managing director for forensics and expert services and Mike Haysley managing director for law department management.

HNTB of Arlington appointed Stacy Talmadge senior environmental specialist and project manager and Isaiah Johnson senior terminal planner for architecture.

IntelliDyne of Fairfax appointed Ric Sears senior vice president for innovation and technology.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts of Arlington appointed Jane Blake chief human resources officer.

Leo A Daly of the District appointed Rick Thompson managing principal for strategy, staffing and business development.

Merkle of Columbia appointed Azlan Raj vice president for digital analytics.

National Geographic Partners of the District appointed Lorenzo Orozco general manager and senior vice president for Latin America, Con Apostolopoulos general manager and vice president for Asia Pacific and Middle East, Deborah Armstrong executive vice president overseeing the company’s work in Europe and Africa, Whit Higgins senior vice president for strategic planning and business development.

Quartz of the District appointed Zazie Lucke vice president of global marketing and creative services and Katie Ingman director of marketing.

Ruppert Landscape of Laytonsville appointed James Thompson chief financial officer.

Associations and nonprofits

American Psychological Association of the District appointed Aaron Wood senior director of product management.

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers of the District appointed Duncan Burns senior vice president of global communications.

Real Estate

Long & Foster of Chantilly appointed Zulma Chavez business development manager for Hispanic markets for the company’s corporate real estate services division.

Finance

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority of the District appointed Robert Cook chief executive.

Law and lobbying

Dawson & Associates of the District appointed James Rich senior adviser.

Dykema of the District appointed Sean Griffin member of the firm’s commercial litigation practice group.

Jefferson Consulting Group of the District appointed Nanette DeRenzi chief operating officer.

Monument Policy Group of the District appointed Andrew Lowenthal principal.

— Compiled by Aaron Gregg

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