Name: Business Social and Presentation: Efforts by Montgomery County to further the county’s economic competitiveness for businesses
Date: May 11, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Join us for an informative session presented by Lily Qi, Montgomery County Assistant Chief Administrative Officer who will discuss:
Efforts by Montgomery County to further the county’s economic competitiveness for businesses .
There will be a $10 cost to cover pizzas and drinks. It is also a great opportunity to network with current and future entrepreneurs; professionals, researchers, scientists, scholars and business leaders. Our members include C-level executives, managers, and directors leading, operating, and developing some of the most successful science and technology firms in the Greater Washington area.
Speaker: Lily Qi
Lily Qi is Assistant Chief Administrative Officer who oversees economic and workforce development in Montgomery County, Maryland. She has led numerous public-private partnerships to advance Montgomery County’s economic competitiveness and innovation economy, as well as organization-wide initiatives to improve government cultural competency. Her appointment by County Executive Ike Leggett made her the first Chinese American appointed to a top-tier local government post in Montgomery County and the first political appointee from China in the State of Maryland.
Lily joined Montgomery County after a career as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for the Washington, DC Economic Partnership and a spokesperson for the DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking.
An immigrant from Shanghai, Lily is also a community leader and activist. She writes and speaks on community integration and Asian American issues and was featured in the Washington Business Journal, Bethesda Magazine, China Daily, and Asian Fortune. Her civic and political involvement includes serving as Chair of the Maryland Governor’s Commission on Asian American Affairs, President of OCA-DC, columnist for Asian Fortune, and board members of numerous community organizations including Leadership Montgomery and Montgomery Commission for Women. She is currently a trustee of the Suburban Hospital of Johns Hopkins Medicine.