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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
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

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