March 23, 2022

County Executive Elrich, Anthony Stahl of Adventist Healthcare and Katie Rothenberg of The Tower Companies to be Among Speakers at 2022 Energy Summit

County Executive Marc Elrich, Anthony Stahl of the Adventist Healthcare White Oak Medical Center and Katie Rothenberg of The Tower Companies will be among the headline speakers at the 2022 Montgomery County Energy Summit that will be held on Tuesday, April 5, and Wednesday, April 6. The Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and U.S. Green Building Council National Capital Region are the co-hosts of the ninth annual Summit, which will have its in-person sessions at the Silver Spring Civic Building.

The Silver Spring Civic Building is located at 1 Veterans Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring.

This year’s Summit will highlight innovation in Technology Implementation, Policy and Program Design and Creativity in Financing Projects.

The Summit, the Washington region’s premier green building event, will be a hybrid in-person and digital event. Participants can attend in-person activities, or view them virtually, on April 5. Sessions be offered online only on April 6.

The Summit’s lineup of plenary speakers will include:
  • Marc Elrich, Montgomery County executive
  • Adriana Hochberg, acting director, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
  • Anthony Stahl, president, Adventist Healthcare White Oak Medical Center
  • Jennifer Gunby, state and local advocacy manager, U.S. Green Building Council
  • Katie Rothenberg, vice president of sustainability, The Tower Companies
Mr. Stahl and Ms. Rothenberg will be the event’s keynote speakers. They will address innovation in green building, energy efficiency and related topics from the perspective of their respective sectors of healthcare and multifamily development.

Speakers and participants will explore strategies, technologies, and case studies focused on spurring cutting-edge sustainable solutions for the commercial, multifamily, and residential built environment.

In addition to keynote and opening plenary remarks, the Summit will include breakout education sessions, topical networking salons and in-person expo hall featuring energy-related products and services. DARCARS Automotive Group will host the Summit’s first-ever “Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive” event on April 5. All education sessions will be submitted for continuing education credits for Green Business Certification, Inc., and the American Institute of Architects.

Online registration for the Summit is open through the morning of April 4. Limited day-of tickets will be available at the Silver Spring Civic Building on April 5.

To review the full agenda and register for the Energy Summit, visit

Questions about the Summit can be emailed to