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D.C.-area appointments for July 21


American Systems of Chantilly appointed Peter Smith president and chief executive officer.

Booz Allen Hamilton of McLean appointed Horacio D. Rozanski chief executive officer.

BrandLinkDC of the District appointed Annie Perezchica Wood vice president of events, Shelby Benkert public relations manager and Katharine Ragsdale marketing and events manager.

Computer Sciences Corp. of Falls Church appointed Ashish Mahadwar executive vice president and general manager of strategic business.

DataRPM of Fairfax appointed Sean Mulvihill vice president of sales and marketing.

Delta Tucker Holdings of McLean appointed S. Gordon Walsh chief executive officer.

Discovery Communications of Silver Spring appointed Rick Holzman general manager and executive vice president of Animal Planet.

FairWinds Partners of the District appointed Michelle Sara King vice president for policy and external relations.

GlycoMimetics of Gaithersburg appointed Mark A. Goldberg to its board of directors.

GTT Communications of McLean appointed Bob Burris senior vice president of global engineering and operations.

Lee & Associates of Columbia appointed Michele Kornbluth principal.

Merkle of Columbia appointed Angelina Eng vice president of its media platforms and emerging media.

Resonate of Reston appointed David Wyler vice president of business development.

Associations & nonprofits

Associated Builders and Contractors of the District appointed Nick Tovar director of business development and partnerships.

District of Columbia Bar Association named Christian McBurney chairman of its tax section.

Leadership Arlington appointed Brian Scull chairman of its board and Tim Hughes chairman-elect.

Mortgage Bankers Association of the District appointed Rob Van Raaphorst associate vice president of public affairs, and Meghan Sullivan associate vice president of legislative affairs.

National Low Income Housing Coalition of the District appointed Paul Kealey chief operating officer, Christine Campbell vice president for field and communications, and Ellen Errico graphic design and web manager.

National Retail Federation of the District appointed Paul G. Martino vice president and senior policy counsel, and Beth Provenzano vice president for federal government relations.

National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association of Alexandria appointed Bailey Wood vice president of communications.

World Future Society of the District named Amy Zalman president and chief executive officer.

Real estate

Cushman & Wakefield of the District appointed Steven Zatta director, global business consulting group.

Ezra of the District appointed Tina Weaver senior vice president.


BDO USA of Bethesda appointed Chun Yeh partner.

Cardinal Bank of Tysons Corner appointed Ralph J. Edwards Jr. chief information officer.

Freedom Bank of Virginia of Fairfax appointed Hermann X. Wendorff vice president of its corporate banking division.

SunTrust Banks of Northern Virginia appointed Roberta Zmuda Greenspan senior vice president and managing director of private wealth.

Law & lobby

Alston & Bird of the District appointed Nanci Weissgold partner in its financial services and products group.

Ballard Spahr of the District appointed Molly Bryson partner and Andrew E. Walsh of counsel.

Bloomberg BNA Legal of Arlington appointed David Perla president.

Bryan Cave of the District appointed LaDawn Naegle managing partner.

Greenberg Traurig of the District appointed Andrew Zausner chair of its Washington government law and policy practice; Tim Hutchinson, Peter Hoekstra and Albert R. Wynn senior director; and Rob Mangas shareholder.

McGuire Woods of the District appointed Cedric C.Y. Tan partner.

Sedgwick of the District appointed Fern O’Brian partner.

Sidley Austi n of the District appointed George W. Madison partner in its global banking and financial services practice.

Steptoe & Johnson of the District appointed Lon Bouknight partner.

Venable of the District appointed Thomas C. Downs partner in its legislative and government affairs practice.

Kathy Orton

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Kathy Orton is a reporter and Web editor for the Real Estate section. She covers the Washington metropolitan area housing market.
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