Posts In Category

Profiles

EmbroidMe of Bel Air
Profiles

Dan Dubell, Chris Grohman and Jeff Mitchell recently combined their business experience into a new local venture, EmbroidMe of Bel Air. Dubell previously worked as Director of Operations for 56 Taco Bell and KFC locations over 10 years, while Mitchell worked for the same group for nine. The two teamed

Read More
Nalley Fresh Greg Nalley cropped
EntrepreneursMaryland LivingProfiles

After 20 years in the culinary business, Greg Nalley has finally become what he calls an overnight success. Although his path has been anything but direct, Nalley currently oversees an expanding empire in the Baltimore area. His sixth Nalley Fresh restaurant just opened its doors on Pratt Street and strong

Read More
Parallel Risk Advisors 1
EntrepreneursFinance & Professional ServicesProfiles

Depending on where you live, finding a woman-owned business might be hard to come by. But here in Maryland, we hold the number one ranking for women-owned businesses across the country. In fact, over 32% of all Maryland firms are women-owned, making Parallel Risk Advisors the perfect addition to the

Read More
vomasmart bikes
Innovation & TechProfiles

When Jeani Burns, co-founder of VoMaSmart, got in touch with the Howard Tech Council she knew the company was on its way. “I wanted it so bad I could taste it,” she recalls. Soon after making the right connections, Jeani jumped in head first and moved into the Maryland Center for

Read More
carroll-creek-at-dawn
Innovation & TechProfilesSmall Business

Small business communities are being brought together with ease with help from a new Frederick, Maryland tech company. Founded in 2014, Loyal Tap is a mobile loyalty solution that taps into what it means to be a local business community. The company recently teamed up with the Downtown Frederick Partnership

Read More
08b.InnerHarboryogaedit
EventsManufacturingMaryland LivingProfiles

Since 1980, Medifast of Owings Mills has provided healthy living products and programs to its customers. This summer, the company is expanding its local outreach by teaming up with Baltimore’s Waterfront Partnership to provide free wellness programming for Baltimore City and community residents. Brian Kagen, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for

Read More
Strongbox Baltimore
ArtsEntrepreneursMaryland LivingProfiles

Situated in historic Mt. Vernon is a newcomer to the Baltimore arts and retail community. Strongbox – a retailer specializing in curated Artisan wares and vintages goods for the body and home – opened this past January on St. Paul Street. Co-founded by Joseph Gouse and Analena Provost, the shop provides

Read More
Photo Jun 06, 2 39 11 PM
Profiles

In 2010, Joy Quinn-Whalen put aside a 15-year career as an IT and management consultant to pursue a lifelong dream — starting a businesses and being her own boss. She opened her first outlet of The Spice & Tea Exchange that year. Now Quinn-Whalen is up to four stores, the

Read More
port1resize
Breaking NewsInternationalJob CreationMaryland EconomyProfilesWorkforce

Considered one of the key economic generators of the State, it’s no surprise the Port of Baltimore is breaking records year after year. A record 9.7 million tons of cargo came through Baltimore’s public marine terminals last year. Nearly 800,000 automobiles were handled by the public and private terminals—the highest

Read More
IMG_0041
EntrepreneursProfiles

Guest feature: Kassie Lewis is Director of Business Development at the Washington County Department of Business Development. Are you in the pre-start-up phase? What it will take to get your design out of the garage and into the market? The Washington County Department of Business Development wants to help. Over the

Read More