January 9, 2017

By James R. Estepp (Photo credit to John Bechet)

The Business Roundtable’s Annual Meeting at the Colony South Hotel today was attended by not one, but both of Maryland’s United States Senators, as both Ben Cardin and then Chris Van Hollen gave us their thoughts on the upcoming year on Capital Hill.

Business Roundtable President & CEO M.H. Jim Estepp (center) is surrounded by senators, as our annual meeting was attended by both Maryland’s senior (right-Ben Cardin) and junior (left- Chris Van Hollen) Senators

Business Roundtable President & CEO M.H. Jim Estepp (center) is surrounded by senators, as our annual meeting was attended by both Maryland’s senior (right-Ben Cardin) and junior (left- Chris Van Hollen) Senators

In addition, we were joined by Prince George’s Senate Delegation Chairman Jim Rosapepe, House Delegation Chairman Jay Walker, Maryland Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Ben Wu, Prince George’s County School’s CEO Dr. Kevin Maxwell, County Police Chief Hank Stawinski and County Fire/EMS Chief Marc Bashoor.

This event featured the hospitality and exquisite cuisine of the Colony South Hotel and was one of our most well-attended meetings in our history.

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Thanks very much to the Prince George’s County Council for inviting the Business Roundtable to their Retreat last week to present a look at economic trends affecting businesses in the county and region. It was our honor to be part of a panel with Board Member Jim Coleman.

View the Entire Roundtable presentation before the 2017 County Council Retreat here

Thanks to all of you for a great 2016! We look forward to an even better 2017.

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