What's Happening at MCCC

  From Left to Right: Judy Stephenson from OfficePro, Laura Welsh from Washington Gas, Charlie Partridge from Pepco, and Charles Atwell from Innovative Business Interiors, Inc. Led by Small Business Committee Vice-Chair Judy Stephenson, President, OfficePro, Inc. and Co-Chair Charles Atwell, President, Innovative Business Interiors, Inc., the Small Business Committee heard from representatives from Washington Gas and Pepco on their procurement programs. The committee heard first... Read More
Senator Rob Garagiola addresses the Legislative Affairs Committee Legislative Committee Co-Chair Josh Bokee, Director of Government Affairs for Comcast, led a discussion on the October special session with State Senator Rob Garagiola. Garagiola, who currently serves as the Majority Leader in the Senate, discussed the issues that would be addressed in the October legislative session, which will convene primarily to ratify the Congressional redistricting plan. Senator Garagiola discussed... Read More
Uzma Burki, Owner/Principal from Altvia Consulting, LLC discusses diversity in the workplace with the Chamber's Small Business Committee. The Small Business Committee hosted Uzma Burki, Owner/Principal from Altvia Consulting, LLC for a presentation entitled, “Population Demographic Changes and Its Implications in the Workplace”. Led by Committee Vice-Chair Judy Stephenson, President of OfficePro, the group discussed the advantages of maintaining a diverse workforce.... Read More
  From Right: Gary Erenrich, Regional Transit Program Coordinator and Al Roshdieh, Deputy Director Montgomery County Department of Transportation Led by Committee Vice-Chair Gus Bauman, Beveridge and Diamond, P.C., the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee heard from Al Roshdieh, Deputy Director and Gary Erenrich, Regional Transit Program Coordinator from the Montgomery County Department of Transportation. Roshdieh and Erenrich discussed the County Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)... Read More
From left to right: Carla Reid, Prince George's County Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Economic Development and Public Infrastructure, Committee Co-Chair Stewart Edelstein, Executive Director Universities at Shady Grove and Aubrey Thagard, Prince George's County Assistant Deputy Chief Administrative Officers for Economic Development and Public Infrastructure. Carla Reid, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Economic Development and Public Infrastructure and... Read More
From Left to Right: MCCC Legislative Affairs Committee Co-Chair Josh Bokee, County Executive Ike Leggett, MCCC President and CEO Gigi Godwin, MCCC Legislative Affairs Vice Chair Tom McElroy. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett addressed the Chamber’s Legislative Affairs Committee on June 7 regarding the County budget, transportation, and economic development. Tom McElroy, Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Hughes Communications, Chair-Elect of the Chamber... Read More
  Myth: All chambers of commerce are affiliated with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Fact: There is no ‘mother ship’ - The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) is an independent membership association that is not affiliated with any national, state or local organization. While MCCC may work with other chambers and regional organizations in support of business advocacy, it also operates independent of Maryland state and local chambers. Myth: All chambers endorse... Read More
May 24, 2011 Dr. Stewart Edelstein, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for the University System of Maryland and Executive Director of The Universities at Shady Grove (USG), will be honored by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce as the recipient of its 2011 Visionary Award. Sponsored by Human Genome Sciences, Inc., the Visionary Award will be presented at the Chamber’s June 1 Annual Dinner. This year’s event is is themed “Winning the Future... Read More

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