September 22, 2016

Reflections – – What I know for Sure!

“When a person shows you who they are, believe them” Maya Angelou   When thinking of a topic for my inaugural blog many subjects came to mind, none stuck out as much as of the topic of Donald Trump, “The Donald”, the 2016 Republican Presidential nominee for President of the United State and how much do we really know about him?  Go to Google and type in his name and there you have it, everything from his career, business deals, family, and much more.  But do we really know who Donald Trump is? Love him or hate him, before he […]
September 8, 2016

Press Release: American Business Firm Sees Economic Growth From Europe In Light of Political and Financial Volitility

American Business Firm Sees Economic Growth From Europe In Light of Political and Financial Volatility Washington, D.C-base Lang Strategies Leads European Trade Mission in Quest to Expand Foreign Business Opportunities for U.S Markets   Washington, D.C – Financial markets in the Eurozone experienced bouts of economic uncertainty and volatility following approval of the Brexit vote according to the International Monetary Fund’s latest outlook report. Moody’s Investors Service recent financial markets update reports, “The strengthening of nationalistic and protectionist could have a detrimental effect on the EU, even threatening its existence.” Barbara Lang, chief executive officer of Lang Strategies and her […]
July 18, 2016

Lang Strategies’ Italy Trip Builds Business, Relationships and Awareness of U.S. Economy

Lang Strategies’ Italy Trip Builds Business, Relationships and Awareness of U.S. Economy Newest practice area, partnership impetus for overseas trip Milan, Italy (July 18, 2016) – Three months ago, Barbara Lang, Managing Principal and CEO of Lang Strategies, sat in her Georgetown office finalizing the partnership with Italian firm Marazzi & Advisors and preparing to welcome the firm to Washington, DC to formalize the agreement. This week, Lang and members of her team embarked on a trip to various cities across Italy including Rome, Milan, Bergamo and Pavia, meeting with business leaders, political dignitaries and other officials in an effort […]
April 15, 2016

Barbara Lang Statement on Wal Mart Nixing Plans for Stores at Skyland Center and Capitol Gateway Marketplace

“This is a devastating blow to the economic development and growth of the District of Columbia, and especially to the residents and neighborhoods where Wal Mart offered hope and opportunity for job growth and revitalized communities. It is outrageous that after all of the planning, good will toward residents, excitement and hope for these neighborhoods that Wal Mart has decided to pull the rug out from under the very people who supported them throughout the planning process. The stores planned for Skyland Center and Capitol Gateway Marketplace would have been boons to these great neighborhoods, and now the residents in […]
March 16, 2016

Lang Strategies Continues Growth, Adds Newest Practice Area

Company expands focus to assist international companies seeking growth in U.S. Washington, DC (March 15, 2016) – For years, Barbara B. Lang, Managing Principal and CEO of Georgetown-based Lang Strategies, has highlighted the fact that Washington, DC is an international city. Now, nearly two years since starting her own business after 13 years leading the DC Chamber of Commerce, Lang Strategies is launching its newest practice area: International Business Development and Cultural Transition Services “We don’t want to let cultural uncertainty, a lack of sales and business contacts, and international regulations stunt the growth of overseas organizations looking to do […]
May 19, 2015

Lang Strategies Continues Growth, Adds New Consultants

Former DC Chamber of Commerce executive Barbara B. Lang builds team for diverse clients Washington, DC (May 18, 2015) – Barbara B. Lang, managing principal and CEO of DC-based Lang Strategies, is pleased to announce the addition of two new consultants to her growing team of professionals: Barbara Seay, business development consultant, and Marco Sernesi, business strategy and research consultant. “Our client base continues to grow because we have built deep-rooted partnerships and trust within this community, and it is vital that we have a team of experts to continue this work and provide the highest quality of value and […]
May 9, 2015

Barbara Lang on Washington Full Circle With Ferman Patterson

April 2, 2015

A message from Barbara B. Lang, Managing Principal and CEO, Lang Strategies

Dear Friends and Partners, When I turned off the light in my office for the final time at the DC Chamber of Commerce exactly one year ago today, I took a moment to reflect on the work we as an organization and business community did over the past 13 years to make the District the ideal place to live, work, play and do business. But it was not until a few months after that day last April that I realized the impact that work would have on me in the next phase of my professional and personal life. Now, I […]