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03/14/2016
Guest Speaker: John Stierhoff, Partner, Brian Quinn, Counsel, Venable LLP Topic: Maryland General Assembly 2016 Legislative Session Midway Report March 14, 2016 Recap   The Vice-Chair of the Legislative Affairs Meeting, Leslie Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced John Stierhoff and Brian Quinn of Venable LLP who serve as MCCC’s contract lobbyists in Annapolis for state advocacy.  There are 2,806 bills that have been introduced in this 90-day session, which is about 20%... Read More
03/09/2016
Guest Speaker: Paul Wiedefeld, WMATA General Manager Topic: WMATA's New Leadership: Updates and Vision for the Future March 9, 2016 Recap   The vice-chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman, welcomed a full room of MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Paul Wiedefeld, WMATA’s new General Manager.  Mr. Wiedefeld is well known to many in Montgomery County and Maryland having served most recently as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer... Read More
02/17/2016
Small Business Presentation  Small Business Co-Chairs: Clark Kendall, Kendall Capital Management Neil Simons, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Guest Speaker: Seth Goldman, Co-Founder & TeaEO Emeritus, Honest Tea Topic: Strategies for Building an 'Honest' Business MCCC Small Business Committee Co-Chair Neil Simons of Arthur J. Gallagher introduced Seth Goldman, TeaEO Emeritus of Honest Tea. Mr. Goldman shared his experiences of building a mission-driven company that has... Read More
01/15/2016
Guest Speaker: Nancy Floreen (At-Large), Council President, Montgomery County Council Topic: The Year Ahead for the Montgomery County Council January 15, 2016 Recap   The vice-chair of the Legislative Affairs Meeting, Leslie Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced Nancy Floreen who is the newly elected President of the Montgomery County Council and will serve in that capacity for one year.  She began by talking about the Capital Budget introduced on January 15 and the Operating... Read More
01/12/2016
Guest Speaker: Rick Kiegel, Project Manager, CCT, MTA, Office of Planning Topic: CCT Updates January 12, 2016 Recap   The vice-chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman of Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., welcomed MCCC members and welcomed guest speaker, Rick Kiegel, a contractor on assignment to MTA for the last 11 years, and Gary Erenrich, Montgomery County Department of Transportation, to discuss updates and the potential impact of the Corridor Cities Transitway.... Read More
12/18/2015
Guest Speaker: Melanie Wenger, Director, Office of Intergovernmental Relations, Montgomery County Topic: Montgomery County Priorities in the Upcoming 2016 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session December 18, 2015 Recap   The vice-chair of the Legislative Affairs Meeting, Leslie Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced Melanie Wenger who has been Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Relations for over ten years. Melanie began by describing how Montgomery County government... Read More
12/10/2015
December 10, 2015 | Economic Development Member Exchange Meeting Recap   Guest Speaker: Delegate Bill Frick (D16) and Delegate Ariana Kelly (D16), Maryland General Assembly Topic: Economic Development – the Augustine Commission, Local Liquor Bills and Economic Development in the Delegation Leslie Weber, chair of the Legislative Affairs committee, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speakers, Delegates Bill Frick and Ariana Kelly, both of District 16.  Montgomery... Read More
12/08/2015
Guest Speaker: Gwen Wright, Director, Montgomery County Planning Department Development Topic: The Office Market Assessment Report and Implications for Upcoming Master Plans December 8, 2015 Recap   The vice-chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman of Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., welcomed MCCC members and welcomed back to the Chamber the guest speaker, Gwen Wright, Director of the Montgomery County Planning Department The Planning Department commissioned the study... Read More

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