FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2021
Contact: Marji Graf, President & CE
Rockville Chamber of Commerce
Rockville Chamber of Commerce Elects 5 New Board Members
At the Annual Holiday Party and Toy Drive of the Rockville Chamber of Commerce, ballots were collected for the open board seats for a two-year term: January 2022 – December 2023.
The membership voted unanimously to elect a slate of five new Directors.
“Each of our newest directors is a respected leader in his or her industry, and they will bring a wide array of experience and expertise to The Rockville Chamber of Commerce’s Board,” said RCC President & CEO Marji Graf upon the election. “I know that they share the Rockville Chamber of Commerce’s goal to foster an environment for business to succeed through our leadership, advocacy and community partnerships, and I look forward to working with them in the months and years to come.”
Please join us in congratulating the newest members of the Rockville Chamber Board of Directors:
Kerri Donnelly, Marquis Health Services, Collingswood Rehab
Jorge Gutierrez, SERVPRO of Rockville-Olney
Dr. Liz Wheeler Julich, Launch Physical Therapy & Fitness Coaching
Patrick McCloskey, John Marshall Bank
Beth Perell, Beth Perell Communications Consulting, LLC
We are pleased to welcome these new Board Members and are grateful to them for their ongoing support of the Chamber.
Dr. Kimberly Kelley, Chairperson – Montgomery College
Laura Nash, Vice Chairperson – Edward Jones
Dan Helhowski, Secretary – Beltway Merchant Services
Samreen Sadiq, Treasurer – Taksey, Neff & Associates, LLC
Babita Singh, Immediate Past Chairperson – Wesbanco
Returning Directors through December 2022:
Asif Choudhury – Bahar Consulting
Robert Blanken – Blanken Photography
Connie Pawloski – ComForCare Senior Services
Mickey Papillon – Federal Realty Investment Trust
Andy Detweiler – The Rockville Real Estate Exchange
Cliff Veirs – C. Clifton Veirs Agency
Brian Barkley – Barkley & Kennedy, Chartered
Becky Briggs – Our Gift Biz
Tami Watkins – Pepco
Slate for an additional 2-year term: January 2022 – December 2023:
Leslie Keenan – Intelligent Office
Shevy Shafie – Marstudio
Lane Hornfeck – Shulman Rogers
Eric Jodts – Westat
Pam Clark – Clark Concepts
Marylou Berg – City of Rockville (Ex Officio)
Cindy Rivarde – Rockville Economic Development Inc. (Ex Officio)
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to the outgoing Board members for their years of service on the Board. This group of outgoing Board members distinguished themselves with generous contributions of their time and resources, towards their commitment to the Rockville Chamber of Commerce.
Steve Edwards, Rockville Cemetery Association
Ed Harrington, John Marshall Bank
Leon Seemann, Adventure Theatre MTC
Brooke Bruch, Contemporaries, Inc.
Larry Finkelberg, APEX Home Loans, Inc.