Maryland Small Business Development Center

Southern Region

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


Maryland SBDC Southern RegionThe Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Southern Region, provides Training and Business Consultation for new and existing businesses. Designed for all stages of business development, themed workshops range from business planning, to how to comply with legal and tax issues.

Mission: To provide proven, expert advice and training to current and aspiring small businesses in Maryland. We do this with integrity, one business at a time, through a network of knowledgeable, professional staff and engaged stakeholders. We provide guidance in the areas of money, management, and marketing. Our efforts result in successful businesses that create economic impact and a better quality of life in our communities.

Facebook twitter     Our Vision:To be the preferred resource partner for small business's success.

Regional Office in Charles County: 301-934-7583
Calvert County Office: 410-535-1600 Ext. 2726
St. Mary's County Office: 301-934-7583
SBDC SHA BDAP: 301-539-4687
PTAC: Counseling Services

Our Locations

Charles County

Regional Headquarters -Southern Region


Wynne S. Briscoe
Regional Director
hosted by: College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd. CE Building; Suite 139
La Plata, MD 20646 | SBDC Mobile: 301-542-9092 


Bill Hitte
Business Consultant
hosted by: College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd. CE Building; Suite 139
La Plata, MD 20646
Call for an appointment
 Phone: 301-934-7583


Calvert County

Lisa J. Colavito-Creason
Business Consultant
hosted by: Calvert County Department of Economic Development
205 Main Street
Prince Frederick, MD 20678 Calvert County Economic Development
Call for an appointment
Phone: 410-535-1600 Ext. 2726

St. Mary's County

St. Mary's County

Temporarily Vacant

Please contact the main office for assistance



If you are contemplating starting a business sign up for our Start Your Business Series! (dates and times in the College of Southern Maryland Community Education Catalog or on SBDC training calendar)

If you're already in business and need assistance please take the Consulting Assessment; and check out our training calendar!

SBDC provides training and development themed workshops including business planning, understanding and managing business finances, complying with legal and tax issues, human resources, various growth strategies - such as having the right mindset, knowing your competition, branding, marketing, advertising.

More Information about Upcoming Training, Workshops, Events in Southern Maryland
Questions Regarding Counseling, Trainings, Workshops, Events
Phone: 301-934-7583
Fax: 301-934-7681

Our schedule is packed with workshops, seminars and more keep up to date! - sign up to receive the SBDC Southern Maryland Regional Newsletter with business tips, news, and events sponsored by SBDC and other regional partners.

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