What's Happening at MCCC

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
09/24/2014
Wednesday, September 19, 2014 Recap Guest Speaker: Senator Brian Feldman, Maryland General Assembly (D-15) Tom McElroy, Vice-Chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee, welcomed members and introduced our guest speaker, Senator Brian Feldman (D-15), Maryland General Assembly. Feldman discussed priorities, opportunities and challenges in Maryland and Montgomery County. The region’s economy is dependent on the Federal government. With decreased spending in the Federal government, it is... Read More
09/11/2014
September 11, 2014 Recap: Guest Speaker:  Steve Silverman, Director, Montgomery County Department of Economic Development The vice-chair of the Economic Development Committee, Leslie Ford Weber, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speaker, Steve Silverman, Director, Montgomery County Department of Economic Development. Silverman discussed the White Oak Life Science Center and the impact it will have on businesses. Silverman provided the framework for the discussion by... Read More
09/09/2014
September 9, 2014 Recap: Guest Speakers: Jerry Johnson, General Manager, WSSC; Chris Cullinan, Acting CFO, WSSC; Jim Neustadt, Director of Communications, WSSC                    Vice-Chair of the Infrastructure and Land Use Committee, Gus Bauman, welcomed MCCC members and introduced the guest speakers Jerry Johnson, General Manager; Chris Cullinan, Acting CFO; and Jim Neustadt, Director of... Read More
07/16/2014
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Recap Guest Speaker: John Stierhoff, Partner, Venable LLP Tom McElroy, Vice-Chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee, welcomed members and introduced our guest speaker, John Stierhoff, Partner, Venable LLP. He discussed the results of the primary elections, the impact at the state and local levels, and the shift of power moving forward. Lt. Governor Anthony Brown won the nomination for Governor from the Democratic Party. He will compete against Republican Larry Hogan... Read More

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