What's Happening at MCCC
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The proposed revenue from the FY16 Fuel/Energy Tax is $206.2 million, the third highest source of tax revenue.
To see the explanation of the proposed FY16 Fuel/Energy Tax, click here for the Revenue section of the FY 16 Operating Budget and scroll down to “Tax Revenues” where you will find “Energy Tax.”
The Energy tax adds $8,000-$15,000 a month that office building tenants must pay.
- The Montgomery County Energy Tax is...
Guest Speakers: Montgomery County Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly Leadership: Senator Nancy King (D39) and Delegate Shane Robinson (D39)
Topic: The 2015 Legislative Session of the Maryland General Assembly
April 17, 2015 Recap
Vice-Chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee, Tom McElroy welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speakers Senator Nancy King (D39)...