Companies

Ciena of Hanover appointed Francois Locoh-Donou chief operating officer.

Identification Technology Partners of North Potomac appointed Jeffrey Dunn senior consultant.

RightEye of Bethesda appointed Barbara Barclay president.

Sotera of Herndon appointed John Pitsenberger executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Spectrum Group of Alexandria appointed Leila Aridi Afas vice president of strategy and global development.

Teachnow of the District appointed Philip Schmidt president.

Vricon of Reston appointed Gilman Louie chairman of the board.

Associations and nonprofits

American Institute of CPAs of the District appointed Cari Weston director of taxation.

Osgood Center for International Studies of the District appointed Eugene Alpert vice president.

Partnership for Public Service of the District appointed John Gilbert vice president of business strategy.

Year Up National Capital Region of the District appointed Guylaine Saint Juste executive director.

Real estate

Long & Foster of Great Falls appointed Lisa Korade branch manager.

Transwestern of Bethesda appointed Chaise Schmidt senior associate.

Finance

Berkeley Point Capital of Bethesda appointed David Lundin chief underwriter for the firm’s FHA lending operations.

Law and lobby

Akin Gump of the District appointed Nathan Oleson partner.

Arnold & Porter of the District appointed Richard Alexander chairman of the firm.

Bailey & Glasser of the District appointed Ryan Jenny partner.

Baker & McKenzie of the District appointed Richard Kirby, Neil O’Flaherty, Maurice Bellan and Laura Clinton partners and Alexandra Minkovich counsel.

Debevoise & Plimpton of the District appointed Jeewon Kim Serrato counsel.

Fox Rothschild of the District appointed John Shire and Edward Eynon partners.

Glover Park Group of the District appointed Jocelyn Moore managing director in the firm’s government relations practice.

Katz, Marshall & Banks of the District appointed Carolyn Wheeler counsel.

Michael Best & Friedrich of the District appointed Brian Dutton and Robert Kimmer senior counsels, Eric Maughan, Kiran Patel and Michael Santonocito associates, and Chris Tobin and Yoichiro Yamaguchi partners.

ML Strategies of the District appointed Steven Baddour senior vice president of government relations and Daniel Connelly vice president of government relations.

Morrison & Foerster of the District appointed Lauren Bellerjeau partner.

Smith, Currie and Hancock of the District appointed Brian Wood counsel in the firm’s construction and government contracts groups.

Wiley Rein of the District appointed Kelly Cole consulting counsel.

Willkie Farr & Gallagher of the District appointed William Stellmach partner.

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