Posted by Alan Grant on Oct 01, 2019

Marilyn Balcombe is the President /CEO of the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce.  Marilyn is actively involved in land use planning, transportation and economic development. Her primary focus is bringing jobs to the Upcounty.  Marilyn Balcombe is currently on FutureLink and a Past Chair of the Committee for Montgomery. Marilyn is also on the Leadership Group of Montgomery Moving Forward. Prior to being at the Chamber, Marilyn was with BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown as the Executive Director during the construction and the first year of operations.  She was also on staff at the Upcounty Regional Services Center as the Community Outreach Coordinator for the Germantown community.  Prior to her work in the community, Dr. Balcombe was an Organizational Psychologist with the U.S. Department of Energy.  She holds a Ph.D. is Organizational Psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; a Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Florida, and a Bachelors degree in Accounting also from the University of Florida.