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Planning Board Member Norman Dreyfuss to be Inducted into Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame

June 6, 2017

Norman Dreyfuss Hall of Fame

Planning Board Member Norman Dreyfuss will be one of five business leaders to be honored at event on October 24 at the Universities at Shady Grove

SILVER SPRING, MD – The Montgomery County Planning Board, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, is pleased to announce the selection of Planning Board member Norman Dreyfuss as one of five business leaders to be inducted into the Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame at a luncheon to be held on October 24, 2017 at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG). The event will recognize outstanding Montgomery County business leaders who positively impact the corporate environment and support motivated students on their journey to excellence in higher education.

The four other 2017 inductees are Kevin Beverly, president and CEO of Social and Scientific Systems, a biotechnology company in Silver Spring; Terry Forde, president and CEO of Adventist HealthCare, a network of healthcare providers based in Gaithersburg; and Cidalia Luis-Akbar and Natalia Luis, co-owners of M. Luis Construction Co., Inc. in Silver Spring. The Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame was founded by the Grossberg Company, an accounting and business consulting firm in Bethesda, and Revere Bank.

“I am honored to be included with such an esteemed group of county business leaders,” said Planning Board Member Norman Dreyfuss. “The Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame represents individuals who have excelled in business but, more importantly, are giving back to our community.”

In partnership with the Universities at Shady Grove (USG), the Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame has raised more than $675,000 for the scholarship fund, supported more than 400 students and honored 25 exceptional business leaders in Montgomery County since 2012.

For more information about the Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame event, go to the organization’s website.

About Norman Dreyfuss

Appointed to the Montgomery County Planning Board in February 2010, Norman Dreyfuss, is executive vice president of IDI MD, the developer of Leisure World and many other developments throughout the Washington, D.C., region.

Dreyfuss, who has worked in all aspects of community development, is a champion of affordable housing and co-chairs the county’s annual Affordable Housing Conference. He formerly served as a commissioner on the Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission. A resident of Potomac, Dreyfuss holds a law degree from American University and a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering and a bachelor of arts degree from Rutgers University.