Talking BRAC

Monday - 10/31/2011, 6:06pm EDT

Raj Kuchadkar, Deputy Director, Howard County BRAC Office, Base Business Initiative program

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October 31, 2011 -- Host Mark Amtower interviews Raj Kuchadkar, Deputy Director of the Howard County BRAC Office and the Base Business Initiative (BBI) program, which is entering Phase 3.

They discuss the beginning of the BBI program as the BRAC Base Initiative dealing with multiple facets of the projected growth at Fort Meade, how the BBI works with other central Maryland organization like the Ft. Meade Alliance, the Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber and others, the variety of free programs offered by and through the BBI, like brown bag educational lunches, match-making sessions with agencies and primes, monthly networking sessions and more.