What's Happening at MCCC
Guest Speaker: Roger Berliner, Montgomery County Councilmember (District 1), Chairman, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
Topic: Regional Priorities and Plans
Vice Chair Gus Bauman introduced Councilmember Berliner and explained the role he plays as Chairman of COG. Mr. Berliner has leveraged his position as chairman to focus on key issues such as Metro which is critical to growing our region’s economy. It is important to bring the region together to support Metro with...
Friday, June 17, 2016
Guest Speakers: Candidate for Maryland’s Congressional 8th District
Dan Cox, Republican
State Senator Jamie Raskin, Democrat
Topic: Meet the Candidates
The morning began with introductions of Mr. Cox by Leslie Weber, Vice Chair of the Legislative Affairs committee. Mr. Cox opened by stating that he is concerned about the direction of the country and the debt that is crushing us. It is important to Mr. Cox to tighten our spending now. He is a small business...
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Guest Speaker: Ellie Giles, CEO, WorkSource Montgomery
Topic: Find Talent Ready for Hire
Gigi Godwin introduced Ellie Giles, the newly appointed CEO to WorkSource Montgomery. Dr. Giles said how excited she is to be in this new role at a new organization that is rethinking the way we manage workforce. It is about talent development and the needs of the businesses. WorkSource Montgomery is changing the conversation so that the #1 customer is the employer and the #1...
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Guest Speaker: Amie Hoeber, Republican Candidate, Maryland Congressional District 6
Topic: Meet the Candidate Roundtable
Vice Chair Leslie Weber introduced Ms. Hoeber who is running for the House of Representatives. She began by talking about her experience as a small business owner and her role in nurturing other small businesses. This has helped her secure the NFIB endorsement.
Prior to being in business, she worked in the federal government ultimately running the...
February 11, 2016
Guest Speaker: Lily Qi, Special Assistant, Office of the Montgomery County Executive
Topic: Comprehensive Economic Strategy Update
The vice-chair of the Economic Development Committee, Leslie Ford Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Lily Qi, Special Assistant, Office of County Executive Ike Leggett who provided an update to the Comprehensive Economic Strategy. She framed the presentation around where we are today and where we are going in the...
May 17, 2016 - Joint Legislative Affairs and Economic Development Member Exchange Meeting Recap
Guest Speaker: John Rohrer, Coordinator, Fiscal and Policy Analysis, Department of Legislative Services, Maryland General Assembly
Topic: Maryland Fiscal Outlook
The vice-chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee, Leslie Ford Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, John Rohrer, Coordinator, Fiscal and Policy Analysis, Department of Legislative Services, Maryland...
Guest Speaker: Carla Reid, General Manager, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
Topic: WSSC: What’s Next? Insights from New Leadership
May 10, 2016 Recap
The vice-chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Carla Reid, General Manager of WSSC. Ms. Reid has worked at WSSC and in both jurisdictions prior to returning recently to take over the top spot. She is familiar with the unique bi-county...
Small Business Presentation
Small Business Co-Chairs:
Clark Kendall, Kendall Capital Management
Neil Simons, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Guest Speaker: Bill Webb, President, SilverRhino, LLC
Topic: Advanced Persistent Threat – What does it mean for your business?
MCCC Small Business Committee Vice-Chair Clark Kendall introduced Bill Webb who focused his presentation on the positive and negative realities of doing business in a connected world.
As the President of...