WinnCompanies announced the appointment of Ethan Ceplikas as general counsel, succeeding Dan Willert, who is retiring later this year after serving 13 years in the position. Ceplikas joins WinnCompanies from The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB), a Boston-based multifamily company, where he worked for nine years, most recently as general counsel and vice president. Prior to joining TCB, Ceplikas practiced in the real estate group at Nixon Peabody LLP and was a member of the legal department of the Boston-based nonprofit, Preservation of Affordable Housing.