Maryland Small Business Development Center

Western Region

Serving Allegany, Frederick, Garrett, Washington Counties in Maryland

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The Western Region of the Maryland SBDC covers Frederick, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett Counties. Our host is Frostburg State University. We have consultants located in the economic development offices in Allegany, Washington, and Frederick Counties, and Garrett College, so we help in regional economic development by assisting small businesses get started and grow. We offer training classes in these same counties that teach small business owners what they need to do to start and grow small their own small business. One of our specialities is assisting clients obtain traditional financing. Last year, our region assisted in the closing of over $12 million dollars in local financing.

Contact us at 888-237-9007

  • Mark - Allegany County - ext. 3
  • Herb- Washington County - ext. 4
  • Brandon - Frederick County - ext. 5
  • Jodi - Garrett County - ext. 6

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