A. Scott Bolden (J.D. ’87) was recently appointed managing partner of Reed Smith LLP’s Washington, D.C., office. This is Bolden’s second time in this key role. He previously served as the firm’s D.C. managing partner from 2008-2014, before joining its 26-member executive committee as an at-large member. Bolden replaced Gary Thompson in this leadership position.

Iris Drayton-Spann (B.A. ’84) was recently named vice president of human resources and organizational development of WETA. Drayton-Spann heads the hiring and human resource development operations for the Greater Washington Region’s leading public television and radio broadcaster and national television producer. Drayton-Spann reports to Jason R. Daisey, senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, and works closely with WETA leadership and the workforce of approximately 290 individuals.




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