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11/10/2015
Guest Speaker: Mike Smith, Development Ombudsman, Office of the County Executive, Montgomery County Topic: The New Development Ombudsman in Montgomery County November 10, 2015 Recap   The vice-chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman of Beveridge &  Diamond, P.C., welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Mike Smith, Montgomery County’s newly appointed Development Ombudsman.  Mr. Smith began by talking about the... Read More
11/04/2015
Small Business Presentation  Small Business Co-Chairs: Clark Kendall, Kendall Capital Management Neil Simons, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Guest Speaker: Betty Vassilaros, Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Manager for Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Topic: Small Business Health Coverage Options  Neil Simons and Clark Kendall, Chairs of the Small Business Member Exchange Meeting, introduced Ms. Vassilaros. While many people are familiar with individual... Read More
10/16/2015
Guest Speakers: David Fraser-Hidalgo (D15), Marc Korman (D16), David Moon (D20), Maricé Morales (D19), Will Smith (D20)  Topic: The Upcoming 2016 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session October 16, 2015 Recap   The vice-chair of the Legislative Affairs Meeting, Leslie Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the panelists: Montgomery County members of the freshman class to the House of Delegates in the Maryland General Assembly, David Fraser Hidalgo (D15), Marc Korman... Read More
10/13/2015
Guest Speaker: Greg Slater, Director, Office of Planning and Preliminary Engineering, State Highway Administration, Maryland Department of Transportation Topic: Strategies for I-270 October 13, 2015 Recap   The vice-chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman of Beveridge &  Diamond, P.C., welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Greg Slater from the State Highway Administration.  Before discussing I-270, Mr. Slater began his presentation... Read More
10/08/2015
Guest Speaker: Tim Nitti, GeoAnalytics Consulting Topic: Leveraging Community Assets for Effective Economic Development October 8, 2015 Recap   The co-chair of the Economic Development Committee, Stew Edelstein, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Tim Nitti, Founder of GeoAnalytics Consulting. Mr. Nitti has spoken at MCCC in the past about site selection and economic development strategies.  He opened by noting that this is an opportune time to discuss these... Read More
10/02/2015
Small Business Presentation  Small Business Co-Chairs: Clark Kendall, Kendall Capital Management Neil Simons, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Guest Speaker: Ira Koretsky, The Chief Storyteller Topic: “What Do You Do?” How to Tell Your Story in 30 Seconds of Less Clark Kendall, Vice-Chair of the Small Business Member Exchange Meeting, introduced Mr. Koretsky who got the morning going with an exercise where each person practiced their elevator speech with three people they... Read More
09/18/2015
Guest Speaker: Councilmember Tom Hucker, Montgomery County Council, District 5 Topic: The County Council and Transportation, Energy and Environment Priorities September 18, 2015 Recap The vice-chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee, Leslie Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Councilmember Tom Hucker, Montgomery County Council, District 5. Mr. Hucker has been on the County Council for approximately 9 months; prior to that, he served two terms as a Delegate in... Read More
09/10/2015
Guest Speaker: Ben Wu, Deputy Secretary, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Topic: The Reorganization of DBED Revealed September 10, 2015 Recap    The vice-chair of the Economic Development Committee, Bruce Lee, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Deputy Secretary Ben Wu, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Mr. Wu is a long time Montgomery County resident and has been at the forefront of efforts to promote technology... Read More

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