GAITHERSBURG, MD — Mercury Associates, Inc., the fleet, travel, and relocation management consulting firm based in Gaithersburg, appointed Stephen W. Burnett as associate vice president in the firm’s fleet management consulting practice. Burnett has worked for more than 200 clients in his 35-year career as a management consultant and started fleet management consulting practices at both Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte & Touche) and David M. Griffith & Associates, Ltd. (now Maximus, Inc.). Burnett will concentrate his efforts on expanding Mercury’s fleet management consulting services to school districts, and he will also continue to serve clients in the Southeastern United States, where he will head up the newly established Atlanta office.