change the world

Welcome to Montgomery County, Maryland. We appreciate the opportunity to introduce you the strength and diversity of our prime, business-ready, east coast location where we lead the way in groundbreaking innovation and discovery. Four of the 10 most diverse U.S. cities are in our County – contributing to our diversity of thought, ideas and talent.

Innovators in the County are changing the world by developing life-saving therapies. Building premiere cybersecurity defenses. Driving world-class IT advancements. If it’s on the forefront of technology, it’s happening here. We also proudly support our small and minority businesses – 45% of our businesses are minority-owned.  

Choosing Montgomery County is smart business. You’ll find 18 major federal agency headquarters including the NIH, FDA and NIST, and dozens more in neighboring Washington, D.C. Our location gives you access to the smartest talent, where 57% of residents have a bachelor’s degree and 31% a post-grad degree. From here, do business anywhere with 3 international airports within 30 miles. 

To live, work, play and find your business success, there is no better choice than Montgomery County, Maryland. Reach out and connect– we look forward to hearing from you.

Find out how innovative strategies and stronger partnerships are helping companies start, grow and expand in the County. 

— DAVID PETR, PRESIDENT & CEO

 
 
David Petr, President & CEO, is proud to have been named to Washington Business Journal’s Power 100, Washington’s most influential newsmakers of 2017, after just 13 months at the organization’s helm.