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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
12/04/2015
Small Business Presentation  Small Business Co-Chairs: Clark Kendall, Kendall Capital Management Neil Simons, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Guest Speaker Panel:  Erin Allen, President, ConTemporaries, Inc. Meredith Leader, Director of Recruitment/HR, 5AM Solutions and incoming president of SHRM, Montgomery County Chapter Stephen Spencer, President, Insurance Associations, Inc. (Top 75 Work Places of 2015)  Topic: Best Practices in Talent Recruitment and... Read More
11/12/2015
November 12, 2015 | Joint Legislative Affairs and Economic Development Member Exchange Meeting Recap   Guest Speaker: Senator Nancy King (D39), Maryland General Assembly Topic: Priorities for the Upcoming 2016 General Assembly Legislative Session The chairs of the Economic Development and Legislative Affairs Committees, Stew Edelstein and Leslie Webber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Senator Nancy King (D39), a longtime friend of MCCC. Senator King began with... Read More
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

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