GGCC Hires New Director of Member Services

Gaithersburg /Germantown, MD (January 9, 2014) – The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) welcomes Maxine Chen as their new Director of Member Services. Chen is a former Chamber Member.

Chen has been in hospitality business for 30 years. Her portfolio includes: co-owner of a restaurant in Lehigh Valley, PA, event management at the Sulgrave Club in DC; director of catering at Norbeck Country Club; catering sales at One Washington Circle Hotel, DC and most recently sales manager at Buca di Beppo in the Kentlands. Chen has also owned and directed a dance studio in Emmaus, Pa.

Chen holds the designation of CPCE and has served on the DC NACE board for the last seven years as secretary, treasurer and education/certification chair.

She resides in Gaithersburg with her husband Ray, Executive Chef for the Country Club at Woodmore. They have two sons, a grandson and a giant schnauzer.

As the former owner of two small businesses Maxine can identify with the business owner’s concerns

Maxine Chen

The GGCC is active in providing business-to-business networking opportunities throughout the year: a collective voice in local, regional, and state legislative affairs, professional development opportunities and other services that enhance the business environment.

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