Since 2008, Capital Bank has sponsored a print advertising campaign in cooperation with REDI that features Rockville-based companies promoting why they chose Rockville as a location for their business. The campaign originally ran in the Gazette and now runs in the Washington Post’s Local Living section. Prior to this year, the campaign has given free publicity to nearly 200 local businesses and let the region know why Rockville is a tremendous place to do business.
About Capital Bank:
Headquartered in Rockville, Capital Bank is a mid-sized bank serving the diverse needs of businesses in the DC area. Their success is based on strong customer experience and a focus on interactions over transactions. Their services range from cash management to commercial lending to residential mortgages with locations in DC; Centreville, VA; and Columbia & North Bethesda, MD.
About Rockville Economic Development, Inc.:
REDI is a public-private partnership formed in 1997 by the City of Rockville to strengthen and broaden its economic base through business entrepreneurship, expansion, retention, and recruitment programs. REDI offers guidance and support to help Rockville businesses be successful.
To date, the following companies have been featured in the 2016-2017 edition of the Rockville Works for Me campaign:
Ripple Effect Communications, Inc.
Amy Bielski, President and CEO
“We love our Rockville location because of its proximity to our federal clients working in research. This lends itself to recruiting, hiring, and retaining highly qualified and credentialed professionals.” – ad in June 22, 2017 edition
Anas Marketing & Management
Peter Anas, President
“We purchased a historic building in Rockville based on the reasonable costs, quick access to I-270 and Metro for our staff.” – ad in June 15, 2017 edition
Raffa Financial Services
Steven K. Heger, President
“Raffa Financial Services, Inc. chose Rockville due to its close proximity to our regional client locations in suburban Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Rockville is also fantastically convenient and a great place to live for many of our staff” – ad in June 8, 2017 edition
Tom Collins, Director of Enterprise Sales & Marketing
“We opened a data center in Rockville so we’d be in close proximity to the heart of the biotech and the I-270 corridor business community.” – ad in June 1, 2017 edition
Sophia Parker, CEO and Founder
“DSFederal loves Rockville’s history, culture, beauty, and diversity. We’re proud to be a leader of its thriving tech industry.” – ad in April 20, 2017 edition
Ken Skidmore, Owner
“Rockville is undergoing an exciting restaurant ‘renaissance,’ and we want to help drive and ride that momentum by offering local, thoughtful, unique, and chef-drive dishes to diners.” – ad in April 20, 2017 edition
Community Ministries of Rockville
Agnes Saenz, Executive Director
“Fifty years ago, CMR (Community Ministries of Rockville) was formed in Rockville to serve residents in need. Rockville’s caring community supports CMR in providing crucial assistance to these neighbors.” – ad in April 13, 2017 edition
Helen West, President
“MMG chose Rockville for its headquarters because of the city’s convenient access to NIH’s main campus and clinics. We have stayed because of the high concentration of biotech companies and access to talent in Montgomery County.” – ad in April 6, 2017 edition
Scheer Partners, Inc.
Robert Scheer, President & Founder
“Rockville works for us thanks to great office locations—like our new headquarters at 15245 Shady Grove Road, a great building with amazing amenities and immediate access to I-270,
Montgomery County and the region.” – ad in February 16, 2017 edition
Cari Guthrie Cho, CEO
“Our new Rockville headquarters places us near the seat of the Montgomery County government and allows for improved services, including primary, dental, and behavioral healthcare, through increased transit accessibility” – ad in February 16, 2017 edition
Karen Kalantzis, Operations & Community Manager
“Launch Workplaces in Rockville is a convenient and accessible location for small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs to meet and get work done!” – ad in February 9, 2017 edition
WFT Engineering, Inc.
Reardon Sullivan, Principal
“Our location is close to where our employees live and just a short drive to visit our DC and Northern Virginia clients” – ad in February 2, 2017 edition
Santos, Postal & Company, P.C.
Charles B. Postal, CPA and Managing Partner
“Santos, Postal prides itself on being conveniently located next to shopping, restaurants, highways, and metro – thereby providing our clients and team members with many positive amenities” – ad in December 15, 2016 edition
Dawn Crafton Dance Connection
Dawn Crafton, Director and Founder
“Our beautiful new studios in Rockville Town Square are easily accessible by metro, I-270, and I-495, which is convenient for students in Rockville, Potomac, Chevy Chase, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, and Silver Spring.” – ad in December 15, 2016 edition
Antonin Duval, Chief Operating Officer
“Bertin Corp. launched in Rockville for access to large research centers (NIH and Johns Hopkins), US Defense decision centers, and multiple airports for international business trips.” – ad in December 8, 2016 edition
Infosys Public Services
Eric Paternoster, President & CEO
“Access to public sector agencies, talent pool, infrastructure, connectivity and ease-of-doing-business makes Rockville the premier ‘happening’ location for a growing government IT company like ours.” – ad in December 1, 2016 edition
Susan Mondi Bowen, Owner
“Thrive Yoga is successful in Rockville because our yoga and wellness services match well with the City’s thrivin’ community of highly diverse, open-minded and active residents.” – ad in October 20, 2016 edition
Andrew Milisits, Managing Partner
“Rockville is the perfect convergence of viable transit options along with wonderful amenities for our excellent staff, who we hire from Montgomery County’s diverse and well-educated workforce.” – ad in October 20, 2016 edition
Credible Behavioral Health Software
Matthew M. Dorman, Co-Founder and CEO
“Our new, Metro-adjacent headquarters provide the Credible team with an attractive and engaging setting, which aids employee retention and recruitment. Additionally, it fosters collaboration with our current and future partners.” – ad in October 13, 2016 edition
A Square Group
Sara Singh, M.D., President and CEO
“Rockville provides multiple benefits to our business. It’s a hub for health care in one of the country’s most educated counties, which allows us to select employees from an elite pool. Being near the nation’s Capital allows our client list to include major Federal agencies and corporations.” – ad in October 6, 2016 edition
Gregory Brenner, Principal
“Originally from Montgomery County, we knew the benefits of Rockville as a location for our employees. The commerce, infrastructure, and transportation have helped us grow to 30 engineers in 8 years, teaming with hundreds of clients all over the DMV.” – ad in August 18, 2016 edition
H.T. Harrison & Sons, Inc.
Wayne A. Harrison, President
“Over the years we have witnessed the growth of Rockville, as this town has managed to be developed while keeping the sense of community and personal friendships that we love.” – ad in August 18, 2016 edition
Steve Dekelbaum, President
“We opened in Rockville to be centrally located near our existing clients. I saw the growth potential for my industry as Rockville continues to add new businesses each year.” – ad in August 11, 2016 edition