Bethesda Business Connections

Members of the Bethesda Business Connections Team have been meeting for over 10 years discussing business ideas, offering accountability and creating opportunities.


Glenford Blanc Glenford (Glen) Blanc – Home Inspector – Pro Spex Home Inspections 

Pro Spex is a Residential and Small Commercial Inspection company, focused   on providing sound impartial information, that helps our clients make a sound   investment decision. Pro Spex inspections exceed state standards, and   provides  a quality education to every inspection we perform, regardless of the  sale price, condition or location.


Maria Lukas Maria Lukas – Content Marketing – Windowsoft

Windowsoft helps companies create, maintain and grow their brand and increase revenue. They develop customized content marketing strategies that leverage modern technology resulting in a competitive edge.




Dave Brokate

Dave Brokate – Business Banking – SECU

Dave has worked in the banking industry since 2004 provides financing solutions to businesses in need of working capital, real estate financing, debt refinancing, and more. He works with businesses between $1 – $30 million in revenues and handles the Member Business Loan Participations at SECU.



Dave HotesDavid Hotes – Business Attorney – Bethesda Law Group

Dave operates primarily as outside general counsel, assisting business owners with entity formation, acquisitions and dispositions, employment and independent contractor arrangements, executive compensation, business-related transactions and the resolution of commercial disputes as well as a myriad of contract-related negotiations and drafting.



Stephen RochkindStephen Rochkind – Real Estate Appraiser – Area Appraisal Services

Residential real estate appraiser located in Bethesda doing estate, divorce and lender appraisal work. IRS qualified and Expert Witness in court. We have been in business for 25 plus years.




Diane rosenbergDiane Rosenberg – Real Estate Settlement AttorneyAcer Title & Escrow, LLC    

Diane conducts settlements of residential and commercial purchases and refinances throughout MD, DC and VA, as well as resolves real estate litigation.  At closing, we provide you with knowledgeable and experienced title professionals who can not only handle your closing but identify and address more complicated legal issues should the need arise.



Jeremy Bendler

 Jeremy Bendler – AccountantBendler Mason & Company

Jeremy helps his clients with tax planning, tax and financial accounting, forensic accounting, tax audit support, fraud examinations, business valuations, business transactions and counseling and succession planning.



Adrienne DemingAdrienne Deming  – Residential Real Estate – TTR Sotheby’s

Looking for results? This experienced team of real estate professionals combine their customized personal service, valuable product knowledge, pricing skills and creative marketing techniques to create ‘Winning’ RESULTS for their clients.



Michael StrotzMichael Strotz -Electricity Broker – Electric Advisors

Michael has helped thousands of business and building owners reduce their utility costs by helping them procure their electricity and natural gas at competitive market prices.  Michael provides energy supply agreements from 12 energy companies that supply electricity and natural gas through Pepco, BGE, Washington Gas, and other utility companies.



Joel Gleason

Joel Gleason – Insurance – Business & Personal – Gleason & Associates





Richard Chisholm

Richard Chisholm -Estate Planning Attorney –  WardChisholm, PC

Richard is an advisor to business owners and individual clients on sophisticated estate planning, wealth transfer and asset protections strategies as well as providing advice in matters involving rust and estate administration. He also represents individuals and businesses in disputes with the IRS, and other tax authorities.



Ben PiperBen Piper -Credit Card Processing – Commonwealth Consulting Group, LLC





Adam Solomon

Adam Solomon -Technology Talent Acquisition –  DC Tech Search

DC Tech Search helps its customers by providing a level of technical expertise to the talent acquisition process that is unparalleled in the recruiting industry. In addition, our unique business model ensures that our goals and your goals stay aligned to produce the highest quality hire in the shortest possible time for the lowest overall price.  Listen to Adam’s Podcast recording here.



Jon Lindenberg – Financial Advisor – The Cohan-Lindenberg Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors

With more than 25 years of business and financial services experience, Jon helps clients build, manage, protect and transition their wealth. His focus includes retirement/income planning and investment management for individuals, and defined contribution/benefit plans for small businesses.

“Wells Fargo Advisors is a trade name used by Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC, Member SIPC.”

Rob McGowan

Rob McGowan – Information Technology – R3, LLC





Steve Rothenberg-Entertainment-Talk of the Town





This Team is proud to include a life/health insurance agent and mortgage lender as members, but due to their company compliance regulations, they could not be listed on this page.