What's Happening at MCCC

11/13/2014
November 13, 2014 Recap: Guest Speakers:  Senator Nancy King and Delegate Anne Kaiser The vice-chair of the Economic Development Committee, Leslie Ford Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speakers, Senator Nancy King (D-39) and Delegate Anne Kaiser (D-14). Senator King is the Senate Chair of the Montgomery County Delegation and Delegate Kaiser is the House Chair of the Montgomery County Delegation. King and Kaiser discussed legislative priorities for the 2015 Maryland... Read More
11/12/2014
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Recap: Topic: Staying Competitive in a Challenging Labor Compliance Environment – New HR Regulations for Federal Contractors Guest Speaker:  Nichole DeVries Atallah, Associate, Labor and Employment Law and Litigation, PilieroMazza PLLC and Kevin McCoy, Partner, Ford & Harrison LLP MCCC GovConNet Co-Chair Lexy Kessler welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speakers Nichole DeVries Atallah, Associate, Labor and Employment Law and Litigation,... Read More
11/11/2014
November 11, 2014 Recap: Guest Speaker: Michelle Vigen, Senior Energy Planner, Department of Environmental Protection, Montgomery County                             Vice-Chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker Michelle Vigen, Senior Energy Planner, Department of Environmental... Read More
10/29/2014
October 29, 2014 – "Procurement Opportunities: Where the Money Is" Recap: Guest Speaker:  Brian Friel, Government Contracts Analyst, Bloomberg LP MCCC GovConNet Chair Kwesi Rogers welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker Brian Friel, Government Contracts Analyst, Bloomberg LP. Friel gave a presentation called, “Procurement Opportunities: Where the Money Is.” The federal market is entering a sixth year of declining spending, but Uncle Sam is still... Read More
10/20/2014
Friday, October 17, 2014 Recap Guest Speaker: Melanie Wenger, Director, Office of Intergovernmental Relations, Montgomery County Josh Bokee, Co-Chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee, welcomed members and introduced our guest speaker, Melanie Wenger, Director, Office of Intergovernmental Relations, Montgomery County. Wenger discussed how Montgomery County sets priorities, priorities for the 2015 General Assembly Legislative Session, and how relationships impact results. Wenger predicts... Read More
10/15/2014
October 15, 2014 Recap Guest Speaker: Jay Fahrer – Associate Director Compliance & Communications, Independent Benefit Services on “Health Care Reform: Fact or Fiction” Clark Kendall, Vice-Chair of the Small Business Committee, welcomed MCCC members and introduced Co-Chair Neil Simons who introduced his colleague and guest speaker, Jay Fahrer. The focus of the presentation was on what employers should be thinking about now to prepare for 2015 – especially those in... Read More
10/14/2014
October 14, 2014 Recap: Guest Speakers: Casey Anderson, Chair, Montgomery County Planning Board                               Vice-Chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest Casey Anderson, Chair, Montgomery County Planning Board. The presentation featured a discussion about the... Read More
10/10/2014
October 9, 2014 Recap: Guest Speaker:  Ron Kaese, Director, Federal Programs, Maryland Technology Development Corporation The vice-chair of the Economic Development Committee, Leslie Ford Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Ron Kaese, Director, Federal Programs, Maryland Technology Development Corporation. Kaese discussed “Turning Research into Revenue: The role of TEDCO in Commercialization.” TEDCO’s mission is, “To facilitate the... Read More

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