Due to the ongoing public health crisis, all American Job Centers and H.I.R.E. locations in Montgomery County are closed until further notice. All of our events and workshops are being offered virtually. Visit our calendar for a full schedule and more information.

The Montgomery County Workforce Development Board is a diverse group of thought leaders representing sectors across Montgomery County, including business, academia, and nonprofit entities. The board’s goal is to fulfill the organization’s mission to successfully bring the local workforce and economy together.

Executive Committee

Ahmed R. Ali

President TISTA Science and Technology Corporation

Melissa R. Boone

Vice President of Human Resources Social & Scientific Systems

John Cain

Energy Services Business Development Boland Trane Services, Inc.

Raymond L. Crowel

Director Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services

Mark W. Drury

Chair Vice President of Business Development Acquisition Shapiro & Duncan

Barbara Ebel

Labor Exchange Administrator Division of Workforce Development & Adult Learning, Maryland Department of Labor

Ryan W. Gandy

Deputy Director Rockville Economic Development, Inc.

Wyatt Genser

Senior Vice President Capital Bank, N.A.

Steven Greenfield

Dean of Instruction Workforce Development & Continuing Education, Montgomery College

Jeff Guido

Maryland Director North American Building Trades Unions

Jennifer B. Hester

Vice President of Human Resources The Emmes Company, LLC

Mahesh Kalva

President and Chief Technology Officer AmeriinfoVets, Inc.

Mary C. Lang

Chief Strategy Officer / Chief of Staff USG Board of Advisors, The Universities at Shady Grove

Beth Lash

Regional Director Division of Rehabilitation Services, Maryland State Department of Education

Omar A. Lazo

Owner Los Chorros Restaurant

Lesley J. MacDonald

Executive Director Non-Profit Montgomery

Roxana Mejía

Political Affairs Director International Union of Painters and Allied Trades

Yomi Ntewo

Senior Director of Talent Acquisition Sodexo

Sophia J. Parker

Chief Executive Officer DSFederal, Inc.

Michelle Bell Smith

Chief Executive Officer 1st Choice, LLC

Derek G. Turner

Chief Communications Officer Montgomery County Public Schools

Diego Uriburu

Co-Founder and Executive Director Identity, Inc.

Benjamin H. Wu

President and Chief Executive Officer Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation
Stay informed on the latest workforce development trends, insights, and our local partnerships in Montgomery County.
For both the individual job seeker and the community organizations that support them, this newsletter provides job search resources and information on job fairs, hiring events, and workshops available in our community.

Contact Us

    American Job Center Locations


    Upcounty Regional Services Center 12900 Middlebrook Road, First Floor
    Germantown, MD 20874, USA
    Phone: 240.406.5485
    Fax: 301.685.5569


    Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
    Friday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm


    11510 Georgia Avenue
    Wheaton, MD 20902
    Phone: 301.929.6880
    TTY: 301.962.4083


    Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
    Friday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm