Correction: A previous version of this story had incorrect information about Jeffrey S. Detwiler of Long & Foster Cos.

Companies

Message Systems of Columbia appointed Alec Peterson, former vice president of the technical services group, chief technology officer.

LMI of McLean appointed Roger M. Ervin, former Wisconsin secretary of the Department of Revenue, sector vice president.

American Systems of Chantilly appointed David Hunt vice president of the national capabilities integration directorate and Bob Irelan vice president of Navy expeditionary warfare.

Dewberry of Fairfax appointed Glenn D. Pearson regional manager for the mid-Atlantic region.

White Oak Technologies of Silver Spring appointed Michael Fox chief strategy officer and senior vice president for corporate business development.

SmithBucklin of the District appointed Leslie Thornton to president of Courtesy Associates.

Towne Park of Annapolis appointed Chuck Heskett, former chief executive of Rapid Park, vice president of operations.

InferX of Sterling appointed Ben Chou director of sales.

Blue Water Media of Greenbelt appointed Jennifer Louden, former vice president of finance and administration at Infinity Technology, chief operating officer for commercial and government divisions.

LightSquared of Reston appointed Terry Neal senior vice president of public relations and communications.

Current Analysis of Sterling appointed Tim Dowd, former president and chief executive of Input, president and chief executive.

Reznick Group of Bethesda appointed Joseph D. Mudd, founder and former managing director of RSM McGladrey’s New York economic unit specialty tax services practice, national director of tax.

Lansdowne Resort of Leesburg appointed Michael Snapkoski, former vice president of sales and marketing for Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, director of sales and marketing.

STG of Reston appointed Darin Stolte vice president of its technology services group, civil agencies sector.

Skidmore, Owings and Merrill of the District appointed Emily Billheimer to the interiors practice and Chris Johnson, Peter Cailloux and Luke Dorna to the mechanical, electrical and plumbing group.

KPMG of Tysons Corner appointed Ellen Goitia head of its audit business for the Washington-Baltimore region.

TASC of Chantilly appointed J ohn P. Hynes Jr. senior vice president of the defense and civil group.

Pace Global Energy Services of Fairfax appointed Pravas Sud director of liquified natural gas services.

Citizant of Chantilly appointed Fiona Barshow vice president of business development.

Mandiant of Alexandria appointed Gregory Enriquez, former head of worldwide sales, business development and marketing services for Norton Data Services unit, vice president of worldwide sales.

Associations/nonprofits

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors of the District appointed John W. Ryan president and chief executive.

The Private Equity Growth Capital Council of the District appointed Steve Judge interim president and chief executive.

Urban Land Institute of the District appointed Marilee Utter executive vice president of the institute’s district council program.

Education

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University of Alexandria appointed Kevin Desouza director of the School of Public and International Affairs’ Metropolitan Institute.

The University of the District of Columbia appointed Ken Bain provost and vice president of academic affairs.

Finance

Columbia Bank of Columbia appointed Michael J. Nieberding, former financial advisor, investment banker and corporate banker in the mid-Atlantic region, vice president of commercial banking.

Johnson Capital of the District appointed Edward Wilson, former vice president of Green Park Financial/Walker & Dunlop and Alliant Capital, vice president.

Communications

Bendure Communication of Middleburg appointed Jacqueline Boggess account executive.

BrabenderCox of Leesburg appointed Hogan Gidley senior communications advisor.

Delucchi Plus of the District appointed Laura Rotondo digital public relations account executive.

Environics Communications of the District appointed Nicholas Mazzucco account executive.

Williams Whittle Associates of Alexandria appointed Caitlin McCarthy account director.

Real estate

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World of Chicago has appointed Jeffrey S. Detwiler treasurer. He remains president and chief operating officer of Long & Foster Cos., Chantilly.

Jones Lang LaSalle of the District appointed Shawn McDonald and Mike Yavinsky executive vice presidents of the firm’s capital markets practice.

Federal Realty Investment Trust of Rockville appointed Steve LaBold senior director of northeast acquisitions.

Hines of the District appointed Marisa Michnick, former business development associate of RTKL, leasing representative.

Legal

Offit Kurman of Maple Lawn appointed Rachel Kamin principal.

Davis Polk & Wardwell of the District appointed Howard A. Shelanski attorney in the antitrust practice.

Black Rome of the District appointed Corinne Marie Pouliquen partner in the intellectual property and technology group.

Chadbourne & Parke of the District appointed Michael Socarras partner.

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