Booz Allen Hamilton of McLean appointed Thad Allen senior vice president.

CACI of Arlington appointed Krisstie Kondrotis executive vice president for business development.

Catalyst Partners of the District appointed Akmal Ali, formerly of the science and technology directorate of the Department of Homeland Security, partner.

DMI of Bethesda appointed Bill Jacobs vice president of intelligence systems.

LinQuest of Falls Church appointed Joe Dodd, formerly of TASC, vice president of enterprises initiatives.

PricewaterhouseCoopers of the District appointed Pamela F. Olson deputy tax leader.

Ruppert Landscape of Gainesville appointed Michele Lewis and Victor Smith estimators and Kellie Mason branch administrator in the Virginia landscape construction branch.

TWD & Associates of Arlington appointed Mary Gostel vice president of marketing and sales.

Xceedium of Herndon appointed John Suit, formerly of Suit Advisors, vice president of product management.


Aluminum Association of Arlington appointed Jean Simon chair of the organization’s executive committee.

National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare of the District appointed Brenda Sulick, former vice president of congressional affairs and advocacy at the National PACE Association, senior policy adviser for the government relations and policy department.

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of the District appointed Eric W. Sokol vice president of public policy.

The Constitution Project of the District appointed Larry Akey director of communications, Neil Lewis chief investigator and Katherine Hawkins investigator for its task force on detainee treatment.

The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America of the District appointed Richard I. Smith executive vice president of policy research.

Washington Hospital Center of the District appointed Douglas A. Zehner senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Real estate

Avison Young of the District appointed Edward Gregorwicz principal and Frances Kaklikian client services coordinator.

Douglas Development of the District appointed Joe Ruzecki, former senior vice president with CB Richard Ellis, director of leasing.

The Ezra Company of the District appointed David Scheinberg, former managing director for Studley, senior vice president.


FP1 Strategies of the District appointed Corey Vale, former digital director for former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s presidential campaign, vice president of digital strategy.


Walker & Dunlop of Bethesda appointed Dale Brem vice president and deputy chief underwriter of the company’s FHA finance department.

YellowWood Financial Advisors of Gaithersburg appointed Elizabeth Schruefer, former financial adviser of integrated financial solutions, associate.


Barnes & Thornburg of the District appointed Karen A. McGee managing partner.

Nixon Peabody of the District appointed Areta L. Kupchyk partner of the life sciences and health practice.

Steptoe & Johnson of the District appointed Mitchell Cheeseman managing director and Ralph Simmons partner.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges of the District appointed Eric Lyttle and Heath Tarbert partners.

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