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Working Better Together in Montgomery County

A Series with the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation
Part One: Planning

Tuesday March 2 2021 | 11:30 AM EST

Featured Presenters

Leeny Oberg

Leeny Oberg

CFO, Marriott

Kathleen (“Leeny”) K. Oberg was appointed as Marriott’s Chief Financial Officer, effective January 1, 2016. Most recently, Ms. Oberg was the Chief Financial Officer for The Ritz-Ca...

Amanda Cowley

Amanda Cowley

SVP and General Counsel, USP

Amanda Cowley is General Counsel and Senior Vice President Legal, Strategy and People. She is responsible for ensuring USP is prepared to meet the current and future call of its mi...

Robert Kronenberg

Robert Kronenberg

Deputy Director, Montgomery County Planning Department

Robert Kronenberg is the Deputy Planning Director for Montgomery Planning and oversees the Downcounty, Mid-County and Upcounty planning teams as well as the Intake and Regulatory C...

Ben Wu

Ben Wu (Opening Remarks)

President and CEO, MCEDC

As the President and Chief Executive Officer of MCEDC, Ben Wu leads the economic development of Maryland’s largest jurisdiction, which comprises 25% of the state’s economy and has...

Casey Anderson

Casey Anderson (Opening Remarks)

Chair, Montgomery County Planning Board

Casey Anderson has served on the Montgomery County Planning Board since 2011 and was appointed Chair in 2014. He also serves as vice chair of the Maryland-National Capital Park and...

Robby Brewer

Robby Brewer (Moderator)

Principal, Lerch Early and Brewer

Land use attorney Robby Brewer skillfully guides major regional developers, institutional owners, and retailers through the critical phases of expanding, developing, buying, and se...

Elizabeth Baker (Emcee)

Senior Event Producer, Bisnow


Why This Matters

Out of respect for the unexpected passing of Arne Sorenson, and for the Marriott team, we will be postponing this webinar. Please check back in soon for an updated date and time. We appreciate your understanding.

What You'll Learn:

- How Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) and Montgomery Planning are working together make it easy to do business in Montgomery County

- How planning has recently changed to accommodate different asset classes, including office, multifamily, and retail.

- Hear from successful case studies of major projects in the region.

- Learn why top tenants, from Marriott to USP, effectively scaled their presence in Montgomery County

- Learn more about the County's overall economic goals going into 2021

How You'll Do More Business: Montgomery County's EDC (MCEDC) and Montgomery Planning have been working to make it more efficient for businesses to grow in Montgomery County. Hear from MoCo's thought leaders on how to effectively get your projects planned and rapidly scale your business in an economically strong, desirable location in the Greater D.C. region, as well as from top tenants as they recount their planning process of bringing employees to MoCo.

Who You’ll Hear From: MoCo's movers and shakers, including public officials, major tenants, and top developers.

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