Maryland Small Business Development Center

Western Success Stories

Serving Allegany, Frederick, Garrett, Washington Counties in Maryland

Basecamp Coffee

Basecamp owner Hayden needed help securing an investor, so we helped him create some financial projections that he would need to show an investor some viability.

Clatter Coffee

Jon Felton saw an opportunity to expand his coffee shop and his offerings to his clientele. He came to the SBDC for help to secure the funding for this opportunity

Earth & Tree

Glenne Blocher owns a tree removal and lawn care service that has relied on the advice of the SBDC for over nine years. Seeking to determine the feasibility of continuing her business, she met with one of our consultants to analyze financials to figure out her options. "He has worked diligently with agencies to ensure my company survives and thrives.” Ms. Blocher states “Mark has been a key person” in her support network. “He is willing to think outside the box and see into the future for success. Mark Malec has been one of my key advisors.”

Brickyard Grill

Christopher Grossnickle was an experienced restaurant worker who decided it was time to open his own business. He worked closely with the SBDC in order to get the financial help he needed to start this business and make his dream come true.

Rocky Point Creamery

Chuck Fry decided to start an ice cream store using the milk from his own cattle. His store features a community atmosphere with fresh ingredients from his farm. The Rocky Point Creamery officially opened for business on November 12, 2011, creating ten local jobs.

LNH Enterprises

Henry and Nancy Maier have a business based around wind power and green energy, but needed a little help to take their business to the next level

Family Care Home Medical Equipment

Larry Wegner started a medical equipment business to provide respiratory and other medical equipment to the general public. This venture has created some jobs for the Hagerstown community and an important service to the surrounding area

McClintock Distillery

McClintock Distillery is scheduled to open Spring 2016 with the cooperative efforts of the city of Frederick and the Frederick SBDC. The new owners want to continue the legacy of McClintock Young by restoring a 5,000 square foot downtown location to produce craft gin, vodka, and rum, followed by whiskey in the next two years.

I'm Starting A Business

If you are planning to start, or even thinking of starting, this will assess your readiness.

Smart Start Assessment

I'm A Business Owner

If you are already in business, this assessment will help us determine your needs.

Get Consulting

Newsletter Signup

Signup for our newsletter and you will receive regular updates on news, events and promotions.


Top