Connect with Your Montgomery County Business Development Experts at MCEDC

When considering a move to Montgomery County or planning to grow a business already here, the MCEDC team is your business champion. We help connect you to the resources and knowledge you need to succeed.  From meeting potential partners and finding top talent to locating the best location and identifying funding, MCEDC is here to help. If we don’t have it, we’ll find it for you.

OUR PEOPLE KNOW PEOPLE

Our business retention and recruitment experts are ready to help you reach business growth in Montgomery County. With decades of business experience on our team in the County and throughout the region, MCEDC is ready to help connect you to valuable resources, locations, potential partners, networking opportunities and more. If we don’t have it, we’ll find it for you.

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MAKE IMPORTANT CONNECTIONS AND GATHER MARKET INFORMATION

Using our wide-ranging network, we can connect you to potential partners and investors, professional service providers, accelerators and innovation centers, and networking. Tap our experts for business and market intelligence to help you make important decisions and assess current market conditions. Reach out and let us help you connect.

ATTRACT A TOP-TIER WORKFORCE

Your business success starts with our smart potential workforce, where 31% of Montgomery County residents hold a post-grad degree and almost 60% of our residents have a bachelor’s degree. MCEDC partners with colleges and universities to help you source the best talent. We are a ‘go-to’ resource that links the local and regional workforce pipeline to companies to fuel success.

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FIND THE PERFECT BUSINESS ADDRESS

We can assist you with finding the perfect location from site selection to knowing early about available commercial properties. Whether you are considering starting a business here, moving into the county, or expanding within your current location, we can help. We’ll help you find the address of choice that can lead to great business success in the county.

EXPLORE AVAILABLE INCENTIVES

Find out about current incentive programs from the county and the state, along with licensing, permitting and zoning information. Many incentives, tax credits and other help is available—and our business development team can help you find assistance.

WORKSOURCE MONTGOMERY CONNECTS BUSINESS TO TALENT

WorkSource Montgomery is an MCEDC partner that expands its efforts to address talent development in East County, and particularly White Oak. We assist businesses in this area find a highly talented workforce that will allow them to accomplish their goals. This area has a wealth of residents who possess skills that are assets to local employers and recognize the community of people who need access to education and training programs to help them develop the expertise. WorkSource Montgomery helps to strengthen individuals at all job levels through career advancement, working directly with businesses to ensure a strong talent pool for in-demand occupations.

We really enjoyed the meeting and found your guidance and suggestions quite valuable. We plan to reach out to the contacts you provided and seek opportunities we discussed.

Rick Seiden, Rise Solutions Group, following a meeting with Daniel Parra, MCEDC’s Director of Small and Minority Business Development

Your Business Champions

The Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) welcomes you to reach out with any questions or needs.
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DAVID PETR
President & CEO

david@thinkmoco.com
240.641.6701

As the President and CEO of MCEDC, David develops innovative strategies, strengthens partnerships and promotes Montgomery County as a great place to do business. He leads the MCEDC effort to help businesses start, relocate and expand in the county. READ MORE >

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SARAH MILLER
VP & Chief of Staff

sarah@thinkmoco.com
240.641.6704

Wherever she is, Sarah’s professional goal remains the same — to provide people with access to new economic opportunities. As MCEDC’s Director of Strategic Initiatives, she is tasked with carrying out the board’s special projects. READ MORE >

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SPIROS BALNTAS, CEcD 
Director of Business Recruitment
spiros@thinkmoco.com
240.641.6705

Spiros is the Director of Business Recruitment and is excited to help transform MCEDC into one of the most competitive economic development agencies in the country. READ MORE >

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LYNNE STEIN BENZION, CEcD
Director of Business Retention & Expansion

lynne@thinkmoco.com
240.641.6706

Lynne is MCEDC’s Director of Business Retention and Expansion. She visualizes the true potential of MCEDC as a regional and national leader that capitalizes on the County’s cultural diversity to help new ideas and industries grow and thrive. READ MORE >

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DANIEL PARRA
Director of Small and Minority Business Development

daniel@thinkmoco.com
240.641.6714

As the Small and Minority Business Development Director for MCEDC, Daniel's role is to cultivate partnerships and opportunities within minority and ethnic communities. READ MORE >