Washington D.C.’s Apartment Experts
More than 25 years ago, Beth and Scott Ross decided to add another facet to their marriage – business. To better manage Scott’s first multifamily asset, Beth Ross formed ROSS Management Services in their basement. She started with three employees and 128 apartments.
Fast-forward to 2013, and the ROSS Companies’ offices consume a floor of a Bethesda office building and the ROSS team is 300-strong.
The ROSS executive team possesses more than 100 years of combined multifamily experience from many national firms. Its portfolio is purposefully based in the Washington, D.C. metro area and is comprised of 28 communities, totaling more than 10,000 apartments. Ross is very proud of her company – and how she grew it. …Read More
Innovation Policy Powerhouse
They say it’s not what you know. It’s who
you know. And nowhere is that truer than in Washington, D.C. But what if you could combine the who with the what and add the how? The result would be TechVision21, a technology and policy consulting firm that helps clients develop and execute strategies to advance their policies, programs and funding interests in Washington.
As a former White House staffer and Senate-confirmed assistant secretary of technology policy
at the U.S. Department of Commerce, TechVision21 President Kelly Carnes and her team are well-connected across government and both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue. “But we do so much more than just whip out a list of contacts and make introductions,” she says. …Read More
Wealthy Families Find Uncommon Solutions
Chevy Chase Trust Managing Director Deborah (“Deb”) Gandy is redefining what it means to provide the highest caliber of comprehensive investment and financial management to wealthy individuals and their families. Working closely with some of the Washington area’s most elite families, Gandy emphasizes a very personal approach which has become all too uncommon in a world of institutionalized wealth management.
“The key is customization. Why should anyone choose to be shoehorned into a preconceived …Read More
Helping Multinational Corporations Navigate Faraway Markets
For corporations looking to do business in frontier markets around the globe, the prospect can be intimidating. The risks, potentially dire. The outcome, as uncertain as it gets. Apart from having firsthand, on-the-ground experience in these parts of the world, how do companies pursue overseas opportunities in a way that truly protects and advances their long-term interests?
First and foremost, they would do well to partner with attorney Robert R. Amsterdam, founding partner of Amsterdam & Partners LLP. …Read More
Larger-Firm Talent in a Smaller Practice
For years, attorneys at Kaplan Voekler Cunningham & Frank, PLC practiced their skills at larger law firms, serving the needs of Fortune 500 clients.
Big law firms may work fine for Fortune 500 clients, but what about smaller companies? What about companies that are not Fortune 500-size but still need sophisticated legal help in crucial business areas? Don’t they merit high-caliber counsel, too? …Read More