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December 6, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Small Business Network Examines Hiring & Firing in the #MeToo Era

Montgomery Community Media’s December Small Business Network (SBN) Series examines best practices for hiring and firing in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Kelly Leonard moderates a panel of business experts on best practices for employee hiring and firing, including Erin Allen of Contemporaries, Meredith “Merry” Campbell of Shulman Rogers, and Jody Friend of JLM […]

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May 17, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Thursday’s Small Business Network Series at MCM Features Panel of Women Business Leaders

The May 17 Small Business Networking Series (SBN) focused on woman-owned businesses and the reasons companies commit to support diverse, woman-owned businesses. SBN’s Kelly Leonard facilitated a panel of business women who lead diversity strategies at their large corporations. Topic: “Women Mean Business” The panel discussion was streamed live. You may watch it here: The […]

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April 18, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Small Business Network Series at MCM Tackles Tax Reform Act

The April 19 Small Business Networking Series (SBN) focused on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. A panel of experts from the Stein Sperling law group in Rockville answered questions about the effects of the Act which is arguably the most significant revision to the Internal Revenue Code since 1954. The panel from Stein Sperling […]

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March 8, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Franchot Has Two Words for Lawmakers on Revenue Windfall: ‘Bank It’

Comptroller Peter Franchot discussed beer, Amazon and what the effect on Maryland will be from federal tax reform that Congress passed in December when he stopped by Montgomery Community Media’s studios Thursday. Appearing at the Small Business Network and interviewed by host Kelly Taylor Leonard, Franchot said his office put 2.5 million Maryland 2014 tax returns […]

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March 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 8 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, March 8 in Montgomery County: 1. Small Business Network: Peter Franchot headlines the Small Business Network today at MCM’s studios. Watch the livestream on the MyMCMedia.org website beginning at 9 a.m. 2. Council Committee Meetings: The T&E Committee meets at 9:30 a.m. to discuss the proposed capital improvement transportation budget. A […]

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April 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Marissa Levin Headlines April 20th Small Business Networking Event at MCM (VIDEO)

Marissa Levin was the featured speaker at the April 20th Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Levin’s topic was titled, “Built to Scale: How Top Companies Create Breakthrough Growth Through Exceptional Advisory Boards.” Watch a video of Levin’s presentation below: Levin founded and runs Successful Culture, a consulting firm that […]

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March 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Berliner and Bilonick Headline Small Business Networking Event at MCM (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner and Latino Economic Development Center (LEDC) Director Marla Bilonick were the guests at the Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville on March 16. Their discussion with host Kelly Leonard focused on creating economic opportunity by establishing and expanding microlending in Montgomery County. Watch […]

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February 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Alan Gregerman Headlines Small Business Network Series on Feb. 16 at MCM (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Award-winning author Alan Gregerman was the featured speaker at the Feb. 16 Small Business Network event at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) studios in Rockville. Dr. Gregerman’s topic was titled, “The Necessity of Strangers: Unlocking the Brilliance in Yourself, Your Organization, and the World Around You.” You may watch Gregerman’s presentation, below: Gregerman is an award-winning […]

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January 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

MCEDC CEO David Petr Wants New Organization to be the Best in Economic Development (VIDEO)

David Petr, the CEO and president of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corp. (MCEDC), was the keynote speaker at the Small Business Network’s monthly event on Jan. 19 at the studios of Montgomery Community Media. Petr, who has been on the job for four months, told dozens of business leaders that the newly created MCEDC […]

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January 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

Council VP Addresses Business Owners (Video)

Dozens of local business owners recently gathered at Montgomery Community Media (MCM) to talk business and to meet Montgomery County Council Vice President Craig Rice. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. For more information about economic development in Montgomery County and local programs to help small businesses, visit the Choose Montgomery website. You can watch more video […]

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