November 5, 2015 | Staff Writer

Paul Wiedefeld Named Metro’s New General Manager and CEO

With unanimous Board support, Paul Wiedefeld was named Metro’s new General Manager and Chief Executive Officer (GM/CEO) today, according to a WMATA news release. Wiedefeld will be formally appointed at WMATA’s next Board of Directors meeting on November 19. “This Board is very pleased to have a senior executive of Mr. Wiedefeld’s caliber who will […]

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October 27, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

CEO of EagleBank Inducted into the Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame (VIDEO)

Ronald Paul, chair and CEO of EagleBank, was inducted into the Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame on Oct. 27th. The event was held at The Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Paul says that he is very honored to be recognized for his work in the community. You can […]

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September 29, 2015 | Aline Barros

Latino Leaders Talk Education, Civic Engagement at Hispanic Heritage Celebration (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Latino leaders in the county, whose work on social justice issues have helped shape the community, talked about inclusion, diversity in the workforce, the use minority-owned contractors, civic engagement for Latino families, parental engagement, and more at the “The Current State of the Latino Community in Montgomery County” event in Rockville. The meeting was hosted by […]

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August 24, 2015 | Staff Writer

Leadership Montgomery Names C. Marie Taylor as President and CEO

The Board of Directors of Leadership Montgomery has announced that C. Marie Taylor has accepted the position of President and Chief Executive Officer effective September 21. Marie’s Taylor’s appointment follows an exhaustive national search. She succeeds Esther Newman, founder and CEO, who announced her retirement in January after 26 years of service. “Marie has the […]

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May 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Dr. Starr Has a New Job as CEO of PDK

Dr. Joshua Starr, the former superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools, has landed a new job. Starr, 45, has been named the chief executive officer (CEO) for PDK International as of June 8th. He replaces William Bushaw who served as PDK’s CEO for 11 years. “I’m thrilled to be joining PDK International at this critical […]

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March 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

The Proposed Budget’s Impact on Arts and Humanities in MoCo (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, CEO Suzan Jenkins of the Arts and Humanities Council says she is pleased with the County Executive’s recommended fiscal year 2016 budget. Watch her reaction here:  

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February 19, 2015 | Staff Writer

WSSC’s Jerry Johnson Announces His Retirement

After 5 ½ years of leading one of the nation’s largest water/wastewater utilities, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) General Manager and CEO Jerry N. Johnson is retiring. Johnson has informed WSSC Commissioners that he does not wish to pursue another renewal of his contract when it expires at the end of June. “We have nothing […]

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July 8, 2014 | Staff Writer

Business Person of the Year (PHOTO)

Harold Charles, president and CEO of Silver Spring-based CEEPCO Contracting, LLC, was honored by the Montgomery County Council on July 8 after he was selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Washington Metropolitan Area District Office as the 2014 Small Business Person of the Year, representing Maryland. In addition to its U.S. work, CEEPCO has […]

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June 5, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Linda Mathes, CEO of the National Capital Region, American Red Cross

American Red Cross CEO: “Make a Plan” (Video)

Disasters happen more often than you think. That’s the word from CEO Linda Mathes, of the American Red Cross, who says it is important to prepare for the summer storm season and other emergencies before they happen. Nationally, she said the Red Cross responds to 70,000 disasters a year. She said most of those disasters […]

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March 5, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo Wayne Pacelle

Wayne Pacelle: ‘The Animals Need Us’ (Video)

Wayne Pacelle, the president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, attended the ribbon-cutting and opening ceremony for the county’s new animal shelter on March 1 in Derwood.  “This is really one of the finest buildings you will see for animal welfare in the country,” said Pacelle. Take a look at this […]

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