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Empowering Black Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Posted by: Chief of Business Development, Lucretia Freeman-Buster on Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Black History Month is a time for us to reflect on the past, present, and future of Black free enterprise and its influence on the U.S. business landscape and economy. African American business ownership has provided generations of African ... Read More...

A Reflection on Black History and Economic Development

Posted by: EDD Director, Darréll Brown on Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Black History Month is a time to reflect. We reflect on the achievements of African Americans that in the past were overlooked and under celebrated. We reflect on the events in history that have brought us to where we are today. And we must ... Read More...

A Charles County FeBREWary Feature

Posted by: Economic Development Team on Thursday, February 11, 2021
February is Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month. It’s also Black History Month. Put those two together, and it seems like the perfect time to feature Charles County’s first brewery and the maker of Charles County’s first official ... Read More...

United States Bomb Tech Association Joins the Energetics Renaissance in Indian Head

Posted by: Economic Development Team on Wednesday, January 27, 2021
The United States Bomb Technician Association (USBTA) is establishing an emerging technology research, development, and training facility in the Town of Indian Head, making it the second major revitalization project for the town in the space of two ... Read More...

PROJECT CHARLES COUNTY: An Update On the Top 5 Economic Development Projects

Posted by: Economic Development Team on Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Watch the video overview here. Get the details below. The Economic Development Department regularly has multiple development projects in the works, but according to Chief of Development Taylor Yewell, these current five projects are ones that will ... Read More...

Collaboration and Lessons Learned

Posted by: Economic Development Team on Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Economic Development Department Director Darréll Brown has said many times that those communities that collaborate are the communities that succeed and advance. The value of collaboration has been especially important during the last year as ... Read More...

Simplifying the Permitting Process

Posted by: Economic Development Team on Monday, January 4, 2021
Most of us are feeling good about the new year, but those with a commercial building project getting started in 2021 have something else to smile about—the Charles County Permitting Department’s new Online Permit Guide. This customized ... Read More...

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Views from Charles

Empowering Black Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Published: Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Black History Month is a time for us to reflect on the past, present, and future of Black free enterprise and its influence on the U.S. business landscape and economy. African American business ...

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Scott Decker
Director of Operations

Cardinal Scientific

“We are proud to be a key part of Charles County’s future and we heartily encourage other, cutting-edge companies to join us.”

Doug Egan
Chief Executive Officer
Competitive Power Ventures

“Charles County is where we started our company and where we grew and expanded. We now operate our managed print and managed IT solutions in five states and provide custom apps all around the globe. Our headquarters is still in Charles County, an excellent place to conduct business and recruit highly skilled individuals for our ever growing team!"

Joshua Justice
President

Just Tech

 

“We are proud to be a key part of Charles County’s future and we heartily encourage other, cutting-edge companies to join us.”

Katharine Tate
 Executive Director of Provider Engagement and Community Relations

Righttime Medical Care

“Charles County is a great place for businesses to start, grow, and thrive! We've worked with over 100 businesses since we opened our doors in Charles County, and I've witnessed the majority of these businesses achieve all three.”

Darlene M. Breck

Owner

Southern Maryland Business Center

“Charles County is a great place to do business because of the passion of the business community and the residents who strive to make it the best that it can be."

Andrew W. Welburn

President

The Welburn Organization