David Blair

July 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Hucker Forms Exploratory Committee Before Expected Entry into County Executive Race

Council President Tom Hucker announced Thursday night that he has formed an exploratory committee and plans to speak with residents and business owners to see if he should run for county executive. His speech before a friendly crowd at Kaldi’s Social Hall in Silver Spring made it seem like he had already decided to run. […]

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June 2, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejal Riemer Aspira al Puesto de Ejecutivo del Condado

Ya hay tres candidatos que se postularon para el Ejecutivo del Condado de Montgomery en las primarias de junio de 2022. El ejecutivo del condado, Marc Elrich, anunció previamente que busca la reelección. Fue elegido para ese puesto en noviembre de 2018. Al 1 de junio, tiene dos oponentes, el concejal del condado Hans Riemer […]

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June 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Riemer Joins List of Challengers to Elrich’s Re-Election Bid

And then there were three candidates running for Montgomery County Executive in the June 2022 primary. County Executive Marc Elrich previously announced he is seeking re-election. He was elected to that position in November of 2018. As of June 1, he has two opponents, County Councilmember Hans Riemer and businessperson David Blair. As Riemer strongly […]

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March 25, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Blair Vows to Prioritize Leadership, Embrace Diversity, and Create Jobs

David Blair, Potomac resident and businessman, launched his campaign for Montgomery County Executive on Wednesday. He ran against County Executive Marc Elrich in 2018 and lost the Democratic primary by 77 votes. Elrich said he plans to seek reelection during the 2022 race.  Blair founded and chairs the Council for Advocacy and Policy Solutions (CAPS), […]

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July 22, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Blair Partnering with USG to Launch Entrepreneurship Lab

David Blair, a business leader and philanthropist, is partnering with the Universities at Shady Grove to launch the new Lab for Entrepreneurship and Transformative Leadership. The goal of this lab is to bring together education and economic innovation and advance students, entrepreneurs, and small business owners in Montgomery County. Blair supports this partnership because he […]

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June 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Lanzan Fondo de Seguridad Alimentaria en Montgomery

El sábado, el concejal Will Jawando anunció en Silver Spring el lanzamiento del Fondo de Seguridad Alimentaria del Condado de Montgomery. El fondo es una asociación entre el condado y Greater Washington Community Foundation. El objetivo del fondo es conectar más alimentos a más personas. El Concejo del Condado asignó $10.3 millones de dólares al […]

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June 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Leaders Say Donations Are Essential for Montgomery County Food Security Fund

On Saturday, Councilmember Will Jawando announced in Silver Spring the launch of the Montgomery County Food Security Fund. The fund is a partnership between the county and the Greater Washington Community Foundation. The goal of the fund is to connect more food to more people. The County Council allocated $10.3 million to the fund, but it […]

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February 28, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

David and Mikel Blair Look Back on 2018 Election

David and Mikel Blair talk about a new nonprofit they’ve founded as well looking back on the 2018 election, when David Blair came within 77 votes of winning the Democratic primary for Montgomery County executive. Here’s their SBN discussion with our MCM audience: MCM’s February Small Business Network Features David and Mikel Blair

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February 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s February Small Business Network Features David and Mikel Blair

David and Mikel Blair were the guests of Montgomery Community Media’s Small Business Network (SBN) session on February 28. The event was sold out. Watch the video from the event below. The series of monthly morning sessions facilitated by Kelly Leonard address topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. February topic:  “Couples […]

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February 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

At Home With David and Mikel Blair: a Special Valentine’s Day Feature

Montgomery Community Media is featuring power couple David and Mikel Blair at home with their family for Valentine’s Day. David, 49, is the chairman of Accountable Health Inc. and a former candidate for Montgomery County Executive. Mikel, 40, is the founder and CEO of Badlands Playspace. The Blairs were kind enough to open up their […]

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