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Columbia Action Network Happy Hour Huddle (CAN)
The Corner Stable
8630 Guilford Rd
Columbia MD 21046
May 28, 2019
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Doug Donaldson
240-508-3839
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Columbia Action Network (CAN)
Offit Kurman
8171 Maple Lawn Blvd #200
Maple Lawn MD 20759
June 11, 2019
Tuesday
5:45 PM - 7:30 PM
Doug Donaldson
240-508-3839
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Columbia Action Network Roster

Chesapeake Web Solutions, Inc.

Clarksville Construction

First Merchant Services

Homeside Financial, LLC

Keller Williams Realty Centre

New York Life

New York Life

Offit Kurman

Supporting Strategies

Team Network Corporation

The Growth Coach Capital Beltway

US Health Advisors

 

 

 

TOTAL TEAM SCORE CARD SCORE: 0 POINTS


ATTORNEY


Offit Kurman
Andrew Robinson
8171 Maple Lawn Boulevard Suite 200
Maple Lawn, MD 20759
Phone: (301) 575-0321 (ext. 1621)
Mobile: (301) 473-6008
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Website: http://www.offitkurman.com
Member Since June 2018
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PRACTICE FOCUS


Andrew Robinson is a Principal in the Real Estate Law And Transactions group. He focuses on land use cases as well as areas of administrative and construction law.


Mr. Robinson has experience representing clients facing homeowner association, landlord-tenant or construction disputes. He has assisted clients in processing subdivision and condominium development as well as in planning and zoning matters. Additionally, clients turn to Mr. Robinson for complex real estate transactions, commercial leasing and general litigation.


POINTS OF DISTINCTION


In May 2018, Mr. Robinson was named the 2018 Business Advocate of the Year by the Howard County Chamber.


Mr. Robinson is also a U.S. Green Building Council, LEED Accredited Professional (LEED® AP) and is listed on the Green Building Certification Institute’s LEED® AP Directory under the legal area of practice. As a LEED accredited professional, Mr. Robinson has demonstrated a thorough understanding of the certification process for the LEED Green Building Rating System and can assist clients in developing, building and leasing green buildings.


PUBLICATIONS

 

Mr. Robinson also has been published in the University of Maryland School of Law’s 2005 Maryland legal history publication “The Voting Rights Cases of 1937: The Adoption of Voting Machine Technology in Baltimore City.”


AWARDS & HONORS

 

  * Named one of “Howard County’s Finest Under 39” by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in 2012

  * Graduate of Howard County Leadership Premier, Class of 2016

  * Graduate of Leadership Howard County Leadership Essentials, 2009

 


BOOKKEEPING SVCS / QUICKBOOKS / PAYROLL


Supporting Strategies
Steven Barber
Damascus, MD
Phone: 301-442-4261
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Member Since November 2018
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BANKCODE: B-K-N-A

Supporting Strategies has provided efficient and effective bookkeeping and operational support services to growing businesses since 2004. Our skilled, experienced professionals use secure, best-of-breed technology and a proven process to deliver a full suite of outsourced services, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, bookkeeping, financial reporting and payroll administration.

 

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Team Member and owner Steve Barber has 20+ years of experience and accomplishments in finance. His strengths include improving financial capabilities and efficiencies, ensuring financial integrity and transparency, and providing financial insights for quality decision making. Additionally, Steve has performed due diligence for 30 different companies considered for acquisitions.


Steve enjoys developing long-term relationships with small business owners who want to spend more time growing their business and less time managing company finances. As a Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor and with a Bill.com Expert Certification, Steve is well versed in providing value driving solutions to his clients.

 

 

MAKE EXCELLENCE HAPPEN

In our commitment to excellence, we consistently deliver a high-value service to growing businesses. We carefully select bookkeeping and operational support professionals who have deep practical experience and are highly qualified. We adhere to processes that ensure accurate deliverables provided in a timely manner. And we customize our tools and services to meet the unique needs of clients.


TAKE OWNERSHIP

 

We work with each client like we're a member of their team. We care about our role within their organization as much as we care about our own roles at Supporting Strategies. From solving operational challenges to responding to ad hoc requests, we're dedicated to doing whatever it takes to get the job done.

 

HELP OUR COMMUNITIES SUCCEED

 

We collaborate internally to help each other solve the needs of all Supporting Strategies clients and encourage everyone in the Supporting Strategies community to thrive. We foster the success of our local business communities by building relationships and developing local partnerships through events such as our Business Fundamentals Bootcamps.



COACH (Professional/Life/Relationships)


The Growth Coach Capital Beltway
Pete Gragnano
9214 Burley Lane
Laurel, MD 20723
Phone: 301-575-7559
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Website: http://www.thegrowthcoachcapitalbeltway.com
Member Since July 2018
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Get the Help You and Your Business Need Today

Earn more & simplify your life!


The Strategic Mindset® is a two-year coaching and accountability program delivered quarterly in which we provide the structure and tools necessary for you take a step back and see the “big picture.” You’ll learn how to leverage your strengths to effectively seize opportunities and reach your untapped potential. It’s simple.


Every 90 days, you’ll escape the stress and distractions of daily life to attend a full-day workshop in a comfortable and confidential setting with other successful, goal-oriented business owners. These strategic time-outs force you to slow down, think, and plan – the essential ingredients often missing to achieve greater success. We’re so confident in our proven program that we offer a 100% Money-Back Guarantee.


You’ll leave each workshop with:

* Rejuvenated drive and motivation

* Clarity of vision, direction, and goals

* Focused action plans to achieve your objectives

* Best practices and strategies from your peers

* On-going accountability to keep you on track


After two years, you’ll graduate to our life-long Strategic Mastery? coaching and roundtable program that continues the quarterly group coaching process and connects you with other Strategic Mindset® graduates.


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Watch Your Profits Soar with Sales Coaching.


The key to your sales team’s ultimate success is to follow a proven, repeatable process that effectively uncovers and meets your customers’ needs. This often requires a change in mindset. For your sales people to perform at their optimum level, they must understand your customers’ needs so well that the product/service nearly sells itself.


Sales Mastery? is a unique, year-long sales coaching and accountability program specifically designed to provide the on-going education, planning tools, and marketing strategies necessary to see immediate and long-term improvements in sales performance and results. This process addresses the toughest issues most sales professionals face, including overcoming objections and managing time effectively. Your sales team will grow professionally and personally while focusing on accomplishing THEIR goals. Armed with the right mindset, on-going coaching, and real accountability, your salespeople will improve their performance and maximize your bottom-line results. We guarantee you’ll see results or your money back.


Our Sales Mastery? Program will lead to:

* Deeper relationships, trust, and credibility with current and prospective clients and referral sources

* Better client communication and satisfaction

* Shorter sales cycles

* Higher sales volume

* More repeat business

* Stronger Profitability

 


COMPUTER CONSULTANT


Chesapeake Web Solutions, Inc.
Devin Zucconi
8556 Dina Lane
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Phone: 443-288-0331
Mobile: 301-801-0167
Fax: 443-288-0333
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Website: http://www.chessieweb.net
Member Since April 2018
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Chesapeake Web Solution was founded in 1998 with a vision to provide outstanding computer services to Small Business clients. We now provide superb and prompt services and will meet or exceed your expectations.

 

Our main focus is the design, implementation and maintenance of State-of-the-art small business networks and to provide only the best software and hardware.

 

We can also provide an evaluation of your existing network and make recommendation to improve productivity.

 

We can provide your business with a one-stop solution for all your computer and networking needs.

 

SERVICES:

  - Network Consulting

  - Design Planning and Cabling

  - Microsoft Server Administration

  - Novell LAN Administration

  - Internet Configuration Services

  - Service Contracts

  - Systems Integrations

  - Maintenance

  - Upgrades


Team Member Devin Zucconi has 30 years of experience as a network engineer with certifications in Microsoft and Novell networks and can provide 24 hours per day service.

 

Chesapeake specializes in Small Business networks and give a pleasant, personalized experience to each and every client. They take pride in theirr appearance and make sure they are always on time.

 


CREDIT CARD SERVICES


First Merchant Services
Stu Simms
P.O. Box 34
Spenceville, MD 20868
Phone: 301-938-5844
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To be in business and not allow a customer to choose to pay by credit card, just does not make sense today as society moves towards becoming a cashless society. Consumers have come to expect it as a norm of good customer service.

Looking for someone to handle your credit card merchant account? Want a great rate and even better service? Look no further.  Call Stu Simms who works with the very biggest and best in the industry, First Merchant Services.

Call to set up your merchant account to offer Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover… all the major brands. You will always feel important when you work with Dan Cohen who not only offers great service but the knowledge and experience to help you make the right decisions for your business.


FINANCIAL PLANNING / INVESTMENT ADVISOR


New York Life
Damon Ehrlich
6901 Rockledge Drive #500
Bethesda, MD 20817
Phone: 240-888-2569
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Website: http://www.newyorklife.com
Member Since June 2017
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My Tag Team: Mary R. Gray,Shaun Kornfeld


BANKCODE: N-K-A-B


Whether you’re starting out in life or preparing to make the most of retirement, New York Life has insurance and investment options designed to help you meet your goals—for today and for all days to come. It starts with creating a financial strategy that helps you get where you want to go.


Insure Your Family, Grow Your Savings

Protect your family for the future while growing your policy’s cash value. You can easily access that cash, but it will reduce your end benefit.


Invest Your Savings in the Market

Mutual funds can help grow your savings. So you’ll have the money you need for all the years to come.


Retire with Guaranteed Income, for Life

Your paydays don’t have to end when you say goodbye to the daily grind. Discover how to retire in comfort—or even guarantee your income for life.


As a licensed Agent of New York Life Insurance Company I offer a variety of products that can help you meet a number of insurance and financial needs, including, but not limited to college funding, retirement, managing costs for extended periods of care and lifetime income strategies. Please contact me to help you fully analyze your needs and recommend appropriate solutions.


Neither New York Life Insurance Company, nor its agents, provides tax, legal, or accounting advice. Please consult your own tax, legal, or accounting professionals before making any decisions. Any testimonial on this site is based on an individual’s experience and may not be representative of the experience of other customers. These testimonials are no guarantee of future performance or success.


 

I am not licensed in all jurisdictions.

 


FINANCIAL PLANNING / INVESTMENT ADVISOR


New York Life
Hepsie Bohman
6901 Rockledge Drive #500
Bethesda, MD 20817
Phone: 301-448-6113
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Website: http://www.newyorklife.com
Member Since June 2017
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Whether you’re starting out in life or preparing to make the most of retirement, New York Life has insurance and investment options designed to help you meet your goals—for today and for all days to come. It starts with creating a financial strategy that helps you get where you want to go.


Insure Your Family, Grow Your Savings

Protect your family for the future while growing your policy’s cash value. You can easily access that cash, but it will reduce your end benefit.


Invest Your Savings in the Market

Mutual funds can help grow your savings. So you’ll have the money you need for all the years to come.


Retire with Guaranteed Income, for Life

Your paydays don’t have to end when you say goodbye to the daily grind. Discover how to retire in comfort—or even guarantee your income for life.


As a licensed Agent of New York Life Insurance Company I offer a variety of products that can help you meet a number of insurance and financial needs, including, but not limited to college funding, retirement, managing costs for extended periods of care and lifetime income strategies. Please contact me to help you fully analyze your needs and recommend appropriate solutions.


Neither New York Life Insurance Company, nor its agents, provides tax, legal, or accounting advice. Please consult your own tax, legal, or accounting professionals before making any decisions. Any testimonial on this site is based on an individual’s experience and may not be representative of the experience of other customers. These testimonials are no guarantee of future performance or success.


I am not licensed in all jurisdictions.

 

 

 


HOME IMPROVEMENT & REMODELING


Clarksville Construction
Doug Worm
12011 Guilford Rd. Suite 101
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
Phone: 937-367-1159
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Website: http://www.clarksvilleconstruction.net
Member Since December 2018
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Clarksville Construction Services, located in Columbia, MD, has been serving Howard County and surrounding areas since 1999.

 

Our staff is focused on providing excellent customer service, promising a prompt start and delivering a thorough completion of all projects. You can count on the CCS team to do what we say we will do, with no surprises. Conducting business with integrity, transparent communication, and accessibility has earned us a great deal of repeat business. As an industry leader in the community, we are very fortunate to experience significant growth year after year.

 

Residential projects include:

additions; kitchens; bathrooms; finished basements; interior and exterior painting; roofing; siding; windows and doors; drywall; flooring; decks; patios; and more.

 

Commercial projects include:

interior finishing; office remodeling; roofing; siding; windows and doors; drywall; flooring; and more.

 

Call to set up an appointment today, and let us bring inspiration to your space. We look forward to working with you!


  * All of our workmanship comes with a 5-year warranty.

  * All products come with a manufacturer’s warranty. 

  * Project cost varies based on selected finishes.

  * Existing customer references available upon request.

 


INSURANCE (Health)


US Health Advisors
Doug Donaldson
Westminster, MD 21158
Phone: 240-508-3839
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Website: http://www.ushagent.com/douglasdonaldsonsr
Member Since May 2018
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Why Choose US Health Advisors

 

We believe in unparalleled value and care. What do you believe in?


We are flexible, affordable and secure. Our full portfolio of plans lets you tailor coverage to YOUR needs and you can rest easy knowing that, We are an innovator in the industry with over 50 Collective years of health coverage experience.

 

Why Pay for Coverage Before You Need It?


In the event You need additional protection, the purchase of PremierChoice Specified Disease/ Sickness Plan, Accident and the Optional Guaranteed Short Term Insurability Rider provides You with a one-time right to purchase Our PremierMed Short Term Medical-Surgical Expense Plan without any additional medical underwriting. In Other words, Why pay for Coverage Before You Need It?


First Dollar Benefits!


The PremierChoice Specified Disease/ Sickness and Accident Plans allow You to receive first dollar payments for expenses incurred up to a benefit maximum for covered healthcare services. And with the special doctor office visit “rollover”* feature in each Specified Disease/Sickness and Accident Plan, if You don’t use Your benefits, You don’t lose them.


No Calendar Year Deductible to Satisfy!


PremierChoice Specified Disease/ Sickness and Accident plans supplement an essential health benefits plan under which You must first satisfy a deductible every year before You are eligible to receive benefit payments.

 

US Health Advisors HOPE

 

At USHEALTH Group We Provide HOPE


Through its licensed life and health insurance companies, USHEALTH Group, offers quality coverage to policy holders including Sickness and Accident Insurance, Critical Illness, Life, Dental Coverage, Short-Term Accident Disability Income Insurance and much more!

 


MORTGAGE SERVICES


Homeside Financial, LLC
Jay Jones
9211 Corporate Blvd. Ste 290
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-370-1852
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Website: http://jjones.gohomeside.com
Member Since November 2014
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My Tag Team: Mel Carreno

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Homeside Financial is a leading independent residential mortgage lender, serving the East Coast, the Gulf coast, the West coast, and many interior states.

 

As a full service lender, Homeside Financial, LLC offers an extensive range of conventional, government, and construction loan products to meet your lending requirements. No one can compete on our 80/20...100% conventional mortgage. We also have 95% cash out. Does your lender offer that?

Jay Jones Homeside MortgageYour future begins with today’s decisions. 

 

If you are looking for someone who provides superior service, has a comprehensive knowledge of the mortgage industry, and a high degree of professional integrity - these qualities are the foundation on which Jay Jones builds lasting client relationships.

 

Jay believes that information is the key to making a choice that will best meet your financial needs. It is his goal to explain each option in detail, the advantages and considerations, and assist you in selecting a product that will maximize your overall financial plan. As a result of Jay’s “forward thinking” perspective and personal commitment, over 90% of Jay’s clients have honored him by returning with additional business and offering multiple referrals.   

 

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Jay lives in Mt. Airy, Maryland with his lovely wife Kathy. Jay has many hobbies but particularly enjoys golf. He is a fierce competitor who golf’s in the 70s….anything lower would be too cold to play!!


NETWORKING TEAM MANAGEMENT


Team Network Corporation
Curt Kowalski
1 Research Ct #450
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-260-0060
Mobile: 301-370-5351
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Website: http://www.teamnetwork.com
Member Since 2014
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My Tag Team: Ash Shukla,Roland Parker

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Networking Business... with Pleasure!

Before there was any such thing as formal business networking clubs, Curt Kowalski founded the Team Network Corporation. He has been organizing and managing small business networking groups in Maryland, Virginia, and the Washington, D.C. Metro Area for 27 years.

Curt's knowledge and hands-on experience place him with the leading experts and authorities on the social dynamics of small business networking.

Curt currently manages 15 Team Networks in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC with over 200 Team Network Members.

Curt is well known in the industry for his motivational skills, enthusiastic attitude, and ability to make things happen. He is the "go-to guy" for anyone looking for a referral of a quality local business in the Washington Metro Area. He has also been praised by local Chambers of Commerce and other groups for his, informative, practical, and immediately useful business networking seminars and workshops.

Interested in learning why becoming a member of Team Network is a smart investment for you and your business? Call Team Network at 301-260-0060 or click here to submit your company contact information online. You will be contacted soon.


REAL ESTATE


Keller Williams Realty Centre
Mel Carreno
6250 Old Dobbin Lane
Columbia, MD 20145
Phone: 410-312-0000
Mobile: 301-237-1650
Fax: 240-627-4119
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Website: http://www.kw.com/kw/agent/carreno
Member Since 03-15-15
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Whether you are selling, buying, or renting a property in Maryland, Washington, DC, or Virginia, Mel & Lisa utilize the latest information technologies, market research, and business strategies to exceed all of your expectations.

Mel & Lisa are experienced agents and use their extensive background in sales, finance, and contract negotiations to YOUR advantage!