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MC Works for Montgomery County

Growing the Homegrown Talent for our Economy

Employers depend on MC to create a pipeline of skilled employees. Montgomery College offers programs—from biotechnology to clinical trials project management, computer programming to engineering—that ready students to earn a bachelor’s degree or enter the workforce. Read more about how Montgomery College works for Montgomery County! (long version (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) ) (short version (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) )

Rebound Montgomery Report

To support county leaders’ deliberations on economic recovery plans in response to the Covid-19 public health crisis, education and industry leaders, along with key employers, created recommendations for the work ahead. Read "Rebound Montgomery Report (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) ." 

Also, you can watch MC leaders discuss “COVID-19 and the Future of the MoCo Economynew window."

MC Alumni Fuel Montgomery’s Economy

Montgomery College is one of the biggest contributors to Montgomery County's storied success, its talent pipeline, its economy, and its enormous potential for growth. Across Montgomery County, the MC alumni and top executives below, and others, generate jobs, employ workers, and help drive the local economy forward.

Business Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Job Creators

Harrison Carvalho
Harrison Carvalho, Founder of HMB TECH, Managed IT Services
Robert Scheer
Robert Scheer, President and Founder, Scheer Partners, Commercial Real Estate
Christopher Rivera
Christopher Rivera, Founder, CEO, and President of Hyper Local Solutions LLC.
Jim Muir
Jim Muir, Vice President, Hughes Network Systems
Sol Graham
Sol Graham, Founder, Quality Biological, Inc.
Julie Verattie
Julie Verratti, Founder and Chief Brand Officer, Denizens Brewing Co.

Skilled Workforce

Shruti Mistry
Shruti Mistri, Biomedical Engineer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Emily Samuels
Emily Samuels, Operational Lead on COVID-19 Antibody Serology Research and Testing, Henry M. Jackson Foundation at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Charles Robinson
Charles Robinson, Technical Business Development Manager, Quantum Computer, IBM
Lara Martin
Lara Martin, Senior Analyst with Accenture

Darpan Shah
Darpan Shah, Strategic Cloud Engineer at Google
Tareq Uddin
Tareq Udin,Engineer, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

MC Alumni Work in Industries Like:

  • Biotech
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Networking Technology
  • Small Business Entrepreneurship

MC's IT Alumni Work at Companies Like:

  • Accenture Federal Services
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • BAE Systems
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Capital One
  • CareFirst
  • CITI
  • GEICO
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Microsoft
  • Montgomery County Government
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • U.S. Army Recruiting Command
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
MC President DeRionne Pollard speaks to county and industry leaders about solutions for meeting the area's tech workforce challenge.

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Resources

MC Skilled Talent Development By the Numbers
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71%
MC alumni stay in Montgomery County
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300
MC Alumni work in the top 10 largest biotech firms
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270
Affiliation agreements give MC students learning experience at clinical facilities
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350+
Bioscience companies in Maryland
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