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MakingChange’s Mike Couch Joins ACS Board

MakingChange’s Mike Couch Joins ACS Board

MakingChange Executive Director Mike Couch has been elected to the Association of Community Services Board of Directors for FY14. Couch is a Certified Financial Planner and has a background in both corporate and personal finance. He has an undergraduate business degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an MBA from Loyola University in… Continue Reading

Leadership Team Presents Project Findings

Leadership Team Presents Project Findings

Members of the Leadership Howard County Premiere class of 2013 made a presentation to MakingChange board members at a June meeting. The seven-member team presented findings of a Community Impact Project assessing revenue possibilities for the Howard County nonprofit organization.  MakingChange provides financial wellness programs and helps people develop the skills and motivation to change… Continue Reading

MakingChange Receives Visitors

MakingChange Receives Visitors

The local nonprofit financial education organization, Making Change, was one of the stops during the county’s annual Business Appreciation Week.  Talking about the company’s business goals and ways to support financial wellness programs here were (from l.) Making Change Executive Director Mike Couch,  Howard County Purchasing Administrator Darla Herbold, and Raj Kudchadkar, Deputy Director of… Continue Reading

MakingChange Elects Officers, New Board Members

MakingChange Elects Officers, New Board Members

Making Change has elected long time community leader Joanne Davis its new Chair. Other elected officers include Philip R. Simmerer, Vice Chair; Jason Slaughter, Secretary; and Rosa Scharf, Treasurer. Jeffrey McCarron is Past Chair. Co-founder and partner of the Synergies Consulting Group, Davis is noted for her leadership of local non-profit organizations, including Leadership Howard… Continue Reading