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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 the brochure (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.) for more about how Montgomery College works for Montgomery County.

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

Sarah Dwyer
Sarah Dwyer, CEO, Choquette 
Amanda Wong
Amanda Wong, Founder and President, AWFCS, LLC and ATJ Agency, Inc.
Corrine Sawyer
Corrine Sawyer, Founder and Owner, The Family Room
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.
Rob Prokop

Rob Prokop, President and CEO of Prostyle Landscape, LLC

Harrison Carvalho

Harrison Carvalho, Founder of HMB TECH, Managed IT Services

Robert Scheer

Robert Scheer, President and Founder, Scheer Partners, Commercial Real Estate

Skilled Workforce

Alexander Camacho
Alexander Camacho, Systems Engineer, Leidos
Sadiksha Thapa
Sadiksha Thapa, Nurse, Clinical Decision Unit, Suburban Hospital
Rowda Muhammad
Rowda Muhammad, Bio-manufacturing Associate, GlaxoSmithKline
Neonidh Singh
Neonidh Singh, Information Technology Junior Systems Admin, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
Vyness Simbi
Vyness Simbi, Laboratory Technician, ValtedSeq
Katherine Chavez Caprio
Katherine Chavez Caprio, Research Technician, Champions Oncology, Inc.
Ibrahim Elamin

Ibrahim Elamin, Electrical Engineer at Mueller Associates

Luis Rivas Lopez

Luis Rivas Lopez, Electrical Engineer at Mueller Associates

Christopher Marca

Christopher Marca, Electrical Engineer at Mueller Associates

Kim Casimbon

Kim Casimbon, Computer Science Program Advisor at UMBC at the Universities at Shady Grove

Lisa Fronczek

Lisa Fronczek, Electronics Engineer, National Institute of Standards and Technology

MC Alum Rob Sun

Rob Son, Operations Program Manager, Northrop Grumman

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

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Resources

MC Skilled Talent Development By the Numbers
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79%
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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Affiliation agreements give MC students learning experience at clinical facilities
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350+
Bioscience companies in Maryland