Recaps & Highlights


Lynn Perry Parker, Esq. speaks to the small business committee with committee Vice-Chair Judy Stephenson

Vice-Chair Judy Stephenson welcomed the committee and introduced the speaker, Lynn Perry Parker, Esq. from McMillan Metro P.C. to discuss HR issues.



Steve Simon, Vice President of Van Eperen & Co. addresses the Small Business Committee

Co-Chair Charles Atwell introduced Laura Van Eperen and Steve Simon from Van Eperen & Company for a discussion on Public Relations and Marketing - A Small Business Growth Strategy.


Scott Span from Tolero Solutions speaks to the Small Business Committee about Generational Diversity in the workplace.

Vice Chair Judy Stephenson, OfficePro, Inc. welcomed the committee and introduced Scott Span from Tolero Solutions, who spoke about generational diversity.


Denise Graveline discusses social media with the Small Business Committee

Vice-Chair Judy Stephenson, OfficePro called the meeting to order and introduced Denise Graveline from Don’t Get Caught Communications.



Councilmember George Leventhal and Committee Co-Chair Charles Atwell

Co-Chair Charles Atwell, Innovative Business Interiors, Inc. welcomed County Councilmember George Leventhal to the Chamber to discuss the County’s efforts to help small businesses.



Brian Vaughn addresses the Small Business Committee on cloud computing and cyber security



From Left to Right: Judy Stephenson from OfficePro, Laura Welsh from Washington Gas, Charlie Partridge from Pepco, and Charles Atwell from Innovative Business Interiors, Inc.


Uzma Burki, Owner/Principal from Altvia Consulting, LLC discusses diversity in the workplace with the Chamber's Small Business Committee.


Montgomery County Economic Development Director Steve Silverman at the head of the table, joined to his right by MCCC Small Business Vice-Chair Judy Stephenson of OFFICEPRO, Inc.; MCCC President and CEO Gigi Godwin; and MCCC Small Business Co-Chair Charles Atwell of Innovative Business Interiors, Inc.

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