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Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Announces 2019 Board of Directors

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2019 Board of Directors. They are the leaders of the business community.

“We have a great Board and I’m looking forward to a new year”, said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President / CEO.

The board was inducted on last month. The ceremony was conducted by Charles Barkley, at the Hilton, 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg.

As a board member, they are assuming considerable responsibility for the smooth functioning of the chamber board of directors and the efficient and effective operation of the organization. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber is a federation of business and professional people working together to build a healthy economy and to improve the quality of life in our community.

The 2018 GGCC Board of Directors:

Chair: Brittany Hilton, Hughes Network Systems, LLC

Chair Elect: Bruce Kanner, Cartridge on Wheels

Treasurer: Adam Cox, Hughes Network Systems, LLC

Vice Chairs:

Economic Development: Henry Bernstein, Scheer Partners, Inc.

Member Programs: Anita Anderson, Leadership Maryland

Young Professionals: PJ Horan, Mass Mutual Greater Washington

Member Services: Heather Madison, Peterson Companies

Legislative Affairs: Randy Scritchfield, Randy Scritchfield and Associates


Joe Bucci, Universities at Shady Grove

Brett Friedman, DeLeon & Stang, CPAs & Advisors

PJ Horan, Rock Creek Financial

Margaret Latimer, Montgomery College Germantown Campus

Rob Liebreich, Asbury Methodist Village

Tom Lonergan, City of Gaithersburg

David McCormick-Goodhart, Savant Capital Management

Ray McKenzie, The Law Office of Raymond T. McKenzie, Esq.

AJ Nwoga, M&T Bank

John Olenick, PSA Insurance & Financial Services

Colette Releford, RealPage, Inc.

Paula Ross, Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy

Brett Rough, Aerotek

Doug Ryder, Holy Cross Germantown Hospital

Gary Unterberg, Rodgers Consulting, Inc.

Laura Volovski, Adventist HealthCare

Scott Wallace, Linowes and Blocher, LLP

Francine Waters, Lerner Enterprises

Immediate Past Board Chair:

Barbara Crews, Johns Hopkins University

Chair Emeritus:

Stuart Barr, Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chartered

John Compton, BlackRock Center for the Arts

Jim Muir, Hughes Network Systems, LLC

Will Schlossenberg

Jerry Therrien, Therrien Waddell, Inc.

The GGCC is active in providing business-to-business networking opportunities throughout the year: a collective voice in local, regional, and state legislative affairs, professional development opportunities and other services that enhance the business environment.

Captions: The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber 2019 Board of Directors: Doug Ryder, Holy Cross Germantown Hospital; Tom Lonergan, City of Gaithersburg; Heather Madison, Peterson Companies; ; Paula Ross, Metropolitan Ballet Theatre and Academy; Bruce Kanner, Cartridge on Wheels; Gary Unterberg, Rodgers Consulting, Inc.; Anita Anderson, Leadership Maryland; Jerry Therrien, Therrien Waddell, Inc.; Randy Scritchfield, Randy Scritchfield & Associates; Margaret Latimer, Montgomery College; Francine Waters, Lerner Enterprises; Brittany Hilton, Hughes Network Systems, LLC; Laura Volovski, Adventist HealthCare; Barbara Crews, Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus; Marilyn Balcombe, Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber; John Olenick, PSA Insurance & Financial Services; David McCormick-Goodhart, Savant Capital Management; Brett Rough, Aerotek; Adam Cox, Hughes Network Systems, LLC; and AJ Nwoga, M&T Bank; were inducted the evening of December 6, 2018.

Photo by John Keith Photography