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The December 1, 2016 Business EXCELerator focused on “Award Winning Performances and How They Do It.”
Todd Marks, Chief- Everything-Officer, Founder & President, Mindgrub Technologies provided an introduction to Mindgrub and its live, work and play culture. Mindgrub is an end to end digital agency with a core competency in digital innovation. With processes deeply rooted in tactful user experience, they build whatever the mind can conceive. Top notch responsive websites,...
Wesley Stith, Vice President and Purchasing Manager, Clark Construction briefly described the history and national presence of the company headquartered in Bethesda. Their subcontractor Development Group is committed to providing economic opportunities that stimulate growth and development for the small business community. Clark mentors small businesses to bridge the gap between presentation and opportunity. They develop achievement plans to meet their requirements. The five key elements to...
MCCC Business EXCELerator on September 30 once again provided MCCC members with tools to use for business success.
Ira Koretsky, CEO, The Chief Storyteller® presented “Executive Storytelling: How Leaders Use Stories to Engage, Persuade and Inspire.” A key differentiator in the marketplace for any business is customer service. Ira stressed the use of effective storytelling to be remembered and to demonstrate your value and that of your organization. When you tell a...
Neil Simons, Vice Chair of the MCCC Small Business Committee welcomed a full room of Chamber members eager to network and learn how to “Market through Video.”
Justin Kanner and Heather Roymans of Image Factory DC offered insights about the value of video as a marketing tool. Each serve as Partners and Executive Creative Directors of the Silver Spring-based production company. Justin shared data that the human brain retains more information through the visual medium as opposed to...
ICYMI: MCCC Busines EXCELerator, July 28, 2016
Guest Speaker: Marc Engel, Lerch, Early and Brewer
Topic: Employment Law – Changes you need to know
Neil Simons introduced the guest speaker Marc Engel who is a partner with Lerch, Early and Brewer. Given the number of various new and updated laws at the local, state and federal level, it is important for employers to have a clear understanding as they interact with employees. Talent is one of the most important assets of a...
Guest Speaker: Roger Berliner, Montgomery County Councilmember (District 1), Chairman, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
Topic: Regional Priorities and Plans
Vice Chair Gus Bauman introduced Councilmember Berliner and explained the role he plays as Chairman of COG. Mr. Berliner has leveraged his position as chairman to focus on key issues such as Metro which is critical to growing our region’s economy. It is important to bring the region together to support Metro with...
Friday, June 17, 2016
Guest Speakers: Candidate for Maryland’s Congressional 8th District
Dan Cox, Republican
State Senator Jamie Raskin, Democrat
Topic: Meet the Candidates
The morning began with introductions of Mr. Cox by Leslie Weber, Vice Chair of the Legislative Affairs committee. Mr. Cox opened by stating that he is concerned about the direction of the country and the debt that is crushing us. It is important to Mr. Cox to tighten our spending now. He is a small business...
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Guest Speaker: Ellie Giles, CEO, WorkSource Montgomery
Topic: Find Talent Ready for Hire
Gigi Godwin introduced Ellie Giles, the newly appointed CEO to WorkSource Montgomery. Dr. Giles said how excited she is to be in this new role at a new organization that is rethinking the way we manage workforce. It is about talent development and the needs of the businesses. WorkSource Montgomery is changing the conversation so that the #1 customer is the employer and the #1...