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Grant Thornton LLP, an accounting and consulting firm in Vienna, Va., hired Janice Menker as manager for the Global Government Group Performance Management Practice. She will work with clients in the public sector. Before joining Grant Thornton, Menker was a senior economic business analyst for Mitre Corp.

Rainmaker Interactive, an integrated end-to-end Internet services firm in Reston, Va., hired Mark Nelson as marketing and public relations practice executive vice president. He will serve as the company's principal strategist for technology clients. Nelson worked as senior communications executive for IBM Global Government Industry overseeing all corporate media relations and strategic communications.

The company has selected Debra Emory as vice president of the advertising division. Emory was vice president at Marketing General Inc. for six years, working on marketing and professional development. She has also worked for Educational Field Studies.

Amazing Media Inc., Fairfax, Va., a company that connects local advertisers to prospective customers, added four new vice presidents to its team.

Jonathan Eisner is the new vice president of business development. He will develop and increase the company's strategic alliances. Patrick Transue is vice president of engineering and product development. He will lead product development and deployment.

Patrick Mercer is vice president of sales and will focus on new business advertisers for the Web-based creation. Philip Rydzewski is vice president of finance and controller. He will oversee all financial management.

YellowBrix Inc., a provider of intelligent content and commerce services in Alexandria, Va., has announced new hires to its management team.

Katherine Wood will be the director of alliances for the alliance division. Wood was the director of national accounts for YellowBrix.

Maureen Stevens will be vice president of marketing. Stevens came from Infodata, where she was vice president of marketing.

Timothy Gardiner is the new senior director of business development for e-commerce. He will build a team to define strategic customers in the e-commerce arena. Before joining YellowBrix, he was with MicroStrategy.

Karen Deda was promoted to e-commerce marketing director. She will be responsible for product packaging, pricing and promotions. She was formerly marketing director.

Jennifer Troxell, formerly marketing manager of content services, was promoted to director. She will take care of strategic market assessment, positioning and product development.

Rica Guarnieri joins the company as director of public relations. Guarnieri came from Fleishman-Hillard.

Arrow Electronics Inc., Melville, N.Y., announced that its board of directors will elect Francis Scricco as chief executive officer, effective July 1. Scricco is the company's president and chief operating officer.

Internosis appointed three new vice presidents to its Arlington, Va., office. Internosis delivers e-business solutions to increase productivity and facilitate faster decision-making.David Gonzales was named senior vice president of sales. He comes from the technology service group of Corporate Software & Technology Inc. Fred Wink will be senior vice president of practice management. He also comes from Corporate Software & Technology. David Wiedeman will be vice president of marketing. Wiedeman founded PEMA Inc.Andersen Consulting, Reston, Va., a global management and technology consulting firm, named Stephen Rohleder as managing partner of the USA Government services group, a newly created position within the Global Government practice. Rohleder will direct the firm's state and local government and higher education practices.

Martin Cole was promoted to managing partner of the new Andersen Consulting Global Government Ventures and New Business Models group. The new group seeks to team with dot-com companies and provide e-business solutions for the public sector.

The board of directors at Booz-Allen & Hamilton, a management and technology consulting firm in McLean, Va., elected Joyce Doria senior vice president. Doria headed the firm's organization and management practice, which serves federal agencies.

HTE Inc., a Lake Mary, Fla., provider of software solutions for public-sector organizations and utilities, promoted Tim Vickers to vice president of sales and marketing, and Bill Barnett to vice president of integrated solutions. Vickers joined HTE in 1991 as an account executive and will now be in charge of sales initiatives, business development and strategic marketing. Barnett will head products for the financial systems, community services and utility system units. He joined HTE in 1988 as a programmer and analyst.

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