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Council President Nancy Navarro is special guest at Montgomery Community Media’s Small Business Network event

For Immediate Release: Friday, January 11, 2019

From the Office of Council President Nancy Navarro

Event focuses on making Montgomery County more business friendly,
fostering connections between County businesses

ROCKVILLE, Md., January 11, 2019—Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro will join County Executive Marc Elrich as a special guest at Montgomery Community Media’s upcoming Small Business Network event, entitled “Making Montgomery County Business Friendlier.” The event will take place on Thursday, January 17 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at 7548 Standish Place in Rockville. Seating for the event is limited and tickets are available for purchase here.

“Through our land use and transportation decisions, our investments in the education and social continuum, our efforts in workforce development, our deliberative fiscal discipline, and the promotion of our values of inclusion and respect, we have placed Montgomery County in a position of strength,” said Councilmember Navarro. “We must work collaboratively with our business community, and the Executive Branch to spur investment and expand our tax base.”

Council President Navarro is the chair of the Council’s Government Operations and Fiscal Policy Committee and a member of the Education and Culture Committee. She has led revitalization and redevelopment efforts in White Oak and Wheaton aimed at attracting investment and creating a business-friendly environment. She also has targeted creating jobs, providing early childhood education opportunities to free more parents to seek economic opportunities, and reducing the academic opportunity gap to ensure a strong, well-educated workforce in the County as priority areas of her Council presidency.

The aim of this Small Business Network event, which is presented by M&T Bank, is to bring together County officials and leaders of the local business community to promote discussion of ideas, connections and policies that will help businesses prosper in Montgomery County. Representatives of the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation and Leadership Montgomery also will be present. The event moderator is Kelly Leonard, a speaker, trainer and award-winning CEO.

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Release ID: 19-010
Media Contact: Sonya Healy 240-777-7926 , Juan Jovel 240-777-7931