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Kenneth Carter, President & CEO of Noble Life Sciences, Inc addresses the Economic Development Committee. Kenneth Carter, President & CEO of Noble Life Sciences, Inc., spoke to the Economic Development Committee about the County and State entrepreneurial environment. Stewart Edelstein, Executive Director of the Universities at Shady Grove and committee Vice-Chair, introduced Carter and led the discussion in committee. Carter has been labeled as a “serial entrepreneur” by... Read More
  Councilmember Nancy Floreen and Vice-Chair Gus Bauman Councilmember Nancy Floreen joined Vice-Chair Gus Bauman, Beveridge & Diamond, PC, and the Infrastructure & Land Use Committee on October 11th to discuss issues facing Montgomery County. Currently, Floreen chairs the Council’s Planning, Housing and Economic Development (PHED) Committee and sits on the Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy, and Environment Committee (T&E). Floreen discussed a myriad of issues with... Read More
  RECAP: October 2011 HEALTH IT FORUM ON GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING On Wednesday, October 6 more than 130 participants heard directly from the National Health IT Director on The Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2011-2015 The Plan reflects a strategy for coordinating with the public and private sector to improve the quality, efficiency, safety and patient-centeredness of health care. Distinguished speakers shared their vision, priorities, and challenges as they lead the effort to... Read More
  Brian Vaughn addresses the Small Business Committee on cloud computing and cyber security Brian Vaughn, President and COO of ShipShape IT, LLC presented to the Small Business Committee on technology management fundamentals for business managers and owners. Committee Vice-Chair Judy Stephenson, OfficePRO and Charlie Atwell, Innovative Business Interiors, Inc. led the conversation with Vaughn about how businesses can understand new technology, specifically cloud computing and cyber... Read More
  Councilmember Berliner answers questions from the Legislative Affairs Committee with Vice Chair Joshua Bokee Vice Chair Joshua Bokee, Comcast, welcomed Montgomery County Council Vice President Roger Berliner to the Chamber for this morning’s Legislative Affairs Committee meeting. Councilmember Berliner discussed many issues of concern to the business community in the County including tax, regulatory, and infrastructure issues. Berliner discussed his work on changing the... Read More
From left to right: Co-Chair Stewart Edelstein, Gar Alperovitz, Steve Dubb, Vice-Chair Bill Robertson   The Economic Development Committee hosted University of Maryland Professor Gar Alperovitz and Steve Dubb from the Democracy Collaborative to discuss their initiative called the Evergreen Cooperative, specifically their work in Cleveland Ohio. Hosted by Vice Chair Bill Robertson from Adventist Healthcare and Co-Chair Stewart Edelstein from the Universities at Shady Grove,... Read More
Bob Hoyt (right) and Steve Shofar field questions on the new MS4 permit requirements from the Committee. Infrastructure and Land Use Committee Vice-Chair Gus Bauman, Beveridge & Diamond P.C, and newly named  Co-Chair Chuck Brawley, Skanska, led a lively discussion with Bob Hoyt, Director of the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and Steve Shofar, Watershed Management Division Chief.  Bob and Steve presented the County’s implementation strategy for the... Read More
A full boardroom of GovConNet Committee members welcomed Mary B. Armstead to its September 1 meeting. Ms. Armstead first presented to the GovConNet Committee in 2010. Ms. Armstead serves as the Program Director for the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition Assessment Center (NITAAC). In this capacity, she sets the strategic vision for the Program and provides executive oversight of financial operations, business development and outreach efforts, and administrative... Read More

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