GGCC’s Balcombe receives Leadership Montgomery’s Distinguished Leader Award

– Leadership Montgomery presented Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce’s President Marilyn Balcombe as the 2014 Distinguished Leader.

“Marilyn exemplifies Leadership Montgomery’s mission of making Montgomery County a better place to live and work. Her steadfast support and enthusiastic participation in LM programs and events are just part of the reason we feel she is so deserving of this award,” said Valeria Lassiter, Leadership Montgomery Membership Chair.

The Distinguished Leadership award is presented to someone who has significantly contributed to Leadership Montgomery. Balcombe was awarded on September 22.

Balcombe is a former Leadership Montgomery board and executive committee member. Since graduating from Leadership Montgomery in 2000, Balcombe has remained an active and dedicated member of the Leadership Montgomery community serving on the recruitment and selection committees and has been a speaker at program sessions. For the past two years she has served as the core facilitator.

Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC President / CEO

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