Ambit Group of Reston appointed Brenda Blackman and Connie Rooke managing directors, and Bryan Bearden associate vice president.

Attain of Vienna appointed Richard McKinless, former partner of KPMG’s nonprofit practice, director of strategic finance.

Ball Aerospace & Technologies of the District appointed George Birsic director of defense and intelligence programs.

Creative Associates of the District appointed Sean Carroll senior director of the cross functional and new markets group, and John Acree practice area director for political transitions.

Fractal Analytics of the District appointed Saurabh Mittal senior vice president of consumer packaged goods and retail.

HandySoft of Falls Church appointed Daniel Myung chief executive.

Hines of the District appointed Chris Keber senior managing director.

Itility of Chantilly appointed Joseph Palmer director of finance.

Marketing General of Alexandria appointed Harold Maurer managing director and head of account services, Barbara Armentrout accounting director, Brian Mazza director of direct data services, Candy Brecht senior lists operations manager and Arina Polukhina data analytics manager.

Message Systems of Columbia appointed Steve Dille senior vice president of global marketing.

MicroPact of Herndon appointed Jack Frost vice president of health care solutions and Dion Trahan director of health care solutions.

Peake Management of McLean appointed Karen Witherspoon director of sales and Erik Sundquist director of marketing.

Suffolk Construction of Falls Church appointed Stephen Skinner executive vice president and general manager for its mid-Atlantic region.

Telos of Ashburn appointed Jefferson V. Wright executive vice president and general counsel to the government contractor and cybersecurity leader.


American Press Institute of Arlington appointed Tom Rosenstiel executive director.

Association of American Publishers of the District appointed Allan Adler general counsel.

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria of the District appointed Mark R. Dybul executive director.

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments of the District appointed Chuck Bean executive director.

National Committee for Quality Assurance of the District appointed Tom Fluegel chief operating officer.

NeighborWorks America of the District appointed Sarah Bloom Raskin board chair.

Society of Human Resources Management of Alexandria appointed Alexander Alonso vice president of research.

TechAmerica of the District appointed Wendy Reilly director of state government affairs for the southern region and Alexi Madon director of state government affairs for the Midwest region.

TelecomHUB of the District appointed Charlie Thomas to its board of directors.

United Nations Foundation of the District appointed Kathy Calvin president; Gro Brundtland, former prime minister of Norway, vice chairwoman of the board and chairwoman of the executive committee; Senator Timothy E. Wirth vice chairman of the board; and Fabio Barbosa, chief executive of Brazil’s Abril Group, chairman of the finance committee.


George Washington University Law School of the District appointed Paul Berman vice provost for online education and academic innovation.

Real estate

CBRE of the District appointed Peter Carroccio managing director, leading operations in suburban Maryland.

Studley of the district appointed Anna Shaffer assistant director.


M&T Bank of McLean appointed Paul Rachetta team leader of national capital region business and professional banking.


Barnes & Thornburg of the District appointed Jordan Weinstein partner in the intellectual property department.

Cooper Ginsberg Gray of Fairfax appointed Kristen L. Kugel associate in the family law practice.

Latham & Watkins of the District appointed Manu Gayatrinath and Nathan H. Seltzer partners and Aaron S. Hullman counsel.

Mayer Brown of the District appointed Ann Marie Duffy and Adam L. Hudes partners.

McKenna Long & Aldridge of the District appointed Joanne Zimolzak office managing partner.

Porter Wright of the District appointed Richard McHugh partner-in-charge.

Sidley Austin of the District appointed Dora L. Hughes senior policy adviser in its government strategies group.

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