- The Washington Times - Monday, March 24, 2008


Jennifer MacLeid Qotb was named principal at Young & Associates, a McLean technology public relations company. She served as senior vice president at the company. Meggan Manson also was named principal at Young & Associates; she worked as a vice president.


Emily Stover DeRocco, a former assistant secretary of labor for employment and training, was named president of the Manufacturing Institute. The D.C. trade association is the research and education arm of the National Association of Manufacturers.

Matt Reddell was promoted to deputy chief of staff for the Government Printing Office, which prints the nation’s passports and legislation. He managed day-to-day activities of the government agency’s business units.

Clarence K. Lee was named regional director of the Midwest region for the Office of Thrift Supervision, a federal bank regulator within the Treasury Department. He worked as managing director for the agency’s complex and international organizations.


KathrynJohnBull was named chief financial officer at QintiQ North America, a Fairfax information technology and engineering company. She held the same position at Maximus Inc., the Reston government consulting company.


David Barra was named chief financial officer of Ullico Inc., a D.C. insurance and financial services company. He served as senior finance officer for Conseco Inc., a Carmel, Ind., health insurance company.


Tom Carr was named senior vice president of marketing for Planet Green, a new channel from Discovery Communications, a Silver Spring media company. He worked as chief marketing officer and director at Spanx Inc., an Atlanta clothing company.

Deborah Adler Myers was promoted to senior vice president of programming for Discovery Emerging Networks, a subsidiary of Discovery Communications. She worked as senior vice president of daytime and fringe programming for the Learning Channel, which is owned by Discovery.


Garen Dodge was named partner in the Vienna, Va., office of Jackson Lewis LLP, a White Plains, N.Y., workplace law firm. He worked on the employment and labor practice group of Wiley Rein LLP, a law firm with offices in McLean and the District.

Brian Liss was named special counsel of the D.C. office of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, a San Francisco law firm. Mr. Liss worked for Morgan Lewis & Bockius, a D.C. law firm.

M. Peter Adler was named partner in the D.C. office of Pepper Hamilton LLP, a Philadelphia law firm. He worked as a sole practitioner for the past three years. Before that, Mr. Adler served as president of InfoCounsel LLC, an Alexandria online consulting company.


David Tovissi was named director of delivery and installation services at N.E.W. Customer Service, a Sterling, Va., technology consultant. Mr. Tovissi served as president of Criteria Inc., a South Florida custom integration firm.

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