Maryland Small Business Development Center

Southern Staff

Serving Calvert, Charles, St. Mary's Counties in Maryland


Wynne Briscoe

Wynne Briscoe

Regional Director

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301-475-4200 Ext. (*)1687


Wynne Briscoe, Interim Regional Director and Business Consultant is a Certified Technology Consultant, to assist in the process of taking technology concepts from the technical and intellectual commercialization process to mass market.  A native of St. Mary’s County, an entrepreneur since the age of 7 and a forward thinking business pioneer. She is a graduate of University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Minor in Business and Concentration in Business Law. Wynne has 30 years of entrepreneurship and business ownership experience to include retail, professional services, technology and manufacturing. Through 15 years of successfully consulting with entrepreneurs, businesses and non-profit organizations, she is known for her creativity and innovation in the development of new businesses by offering in-depth experience and assisting them from concept to profitability. As a Licensed Maryland Real Estate agent for 10 years, she has assisted businesses with commercial leases, purchases and site locations. Wynne is the Vice Chairman of the St. Mary’s County Economic Development Commission and is highly engaged in the Southern Maryland community.

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Lisa Colavito-Creason

Lisa Colavito-Creason

Business Consultant, Calvert County

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410-535-1600, Ext 2726; Cell: 301-542-9609

Lisa has had an extensive career in Marketing, Administration, and B2B Sales.  In the past she was a co-owner of a small business in Upstate New York and subsequently an operations manager for 2 small businesses in Maryland.  Holds an Associates Degree in marketing and business management from Broome Community College in Upstate New York, and is matriculated in the Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Marketing at the University of Maryland University College.

Specialties: Communication; Business Development; B2B Sales and Service; Marketing; Risk Assessment; Facilities Management; Logistics Analysis; Budgeting; Procurement; Merchandising; Inventory; Personnel Management; Report Writing; Database Building and Maintenance; Charts and Graphs; Customer Service



Bill Hitte

Bill Hitte

Business Consultant

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Bill has an extensive background in small business lending in Southern Maryland, having held key management positions in both large and small commercial banks for 20 years. He is knowledgeable about financing options, loan structures, SBA loan programs including 7(a) and 504, financial projections, business evaluations, marketing and management assistance. His “hands-on” management in a true small business - a community bank – provided major insights. Bill joined the SBDC in May 2000. He has utilized his experience and expertise to benefit entrepreneurs and small businesses in the region.

Bill has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Accounting from Salisbury University in Maryland. Bill is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Retail Bank Management at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia.

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