What's Happening at MCCC

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
10/02/2015
Small Business Presentation  Small Business Co-Chairs: Clark Kendall, Kendall Capital Management Neil Simons, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Guest Speaker: Ira Koretsky, The Chief Storyteller Topic: “What Do You Do?” How to Tell Your Story in 30 Seconds of Less Clark Kendall, Vice-Chair of the Small Business Member Exchange Meeting, introduced Mr. Koretsky who got the morning going with an exercise where each person practiced their elevator speech with three people they... Read More
09/18/2015
Guest Speaker: Councilmember Tom Hucker, Montgomery County Council, District 5 Topic: The County Council and Transportation, Energy and Environment Priorities September 18, 2015 Recap The vice-chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee, Leslie Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Councilmember Tom Hucker, Montgomery County Council, District 5. Mr. Hucker has been on the County Council for approximately 9 months; prior to that, he served two terms as a Delegate in... Read More
09/10/2015
Guest Speaker: Ben Wu, Deputy Secretary, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Topic: The Reorganization of DBED Revealed September 10, 2015 Recap    The vice-chair of the Economic Development Committee, Bruce Lee, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Deputy Secretary Ben Wu, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Mr. Wu is a long time Montgomery County resident and has been at the forefront of efforts to promote technology... Read More
09/08/2015
Guest Speaker: Ben Grumbles, Secretary, Maryland Department of Environment Topic: Balancing Being Open for Business with Environmental Regulation September 8, 2015 Recap The vice-chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Secretary Ben Grumbles, Maryland Department of the Environment. Mr. Bauman commented that Secretary Grumbles is well respected in the field and has a reputation for being open to all points of view... Read More
05/20/2015
Guest Speakers: Chris Mann, Managing Partner and Gary Korn, Director, Morgan Franklin Topic:  Growing Your Business – What you need to know May 20, 2015 Recap Clark Kendall, Vice-Chair of the Small Business Committee, welcomed MCCC members and guest speakers Chris Mann and Gary Korn of MorganFranklin to discuss strategies and tactics to consider in growing your business.   Mr. Mann began with a brief list of why people start a business: Be your own boss; Pursue a passion; Bring... Read More
05/12/2015
Guest Speakers: Chuck Bean, Executive Director, and Robert Griffiths, Director Technical Services, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Topic: The Council of Governments (COG) and Regional Transportation May 12, 2015 Recap Vice-Chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speakers Chuck Bean and Bob Griffiths to speak about the work of the COG. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments covers 22... Read More

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