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About Us

About Our Office: 

The Baltimore District Office is responsible for the delivery of SBA's programs and services to existing and prospective entrepreneurs in Baltimore City and all Maryland Counties, except for Montgomery and Prince George's. Residents of Montgomery and Prince George's counties are served by the SBA's Washington Metro Area District Office.

Services Available

The SBA has many small business financing and assistance programs, a variety of special outreach efforts and initiatives to aid and inform small businesses. The following briefly describes all the services and information available through this office:

  • Financial assistance for new or existing businesses through guaranteed loans made by area bank and non-bank lenders. Each year, the Baltimore District Office assists over 500 businesses in obtaining loans, totaling more than $200 Million. For more information, contact Sam Reprogel or Mike Collins or call (410) 244-3341.
  • Free counseling, advice, and information on starting, operating, or expanding a small business are available through SBA’s resource partner network, listed below. Each organization also offers free or low-cost training seminars. Check for Local Assistance near you or visit the organization sites below.
  • Government Contracting assistance is available to businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals through the 8(a) Business Development Program. For more information, contact Christine Kingston or call (410) 244-3336.
  • Women's Business Ownership: Representatives are available to advise women business owners. For more information, contact Tonia McCoy or call (410) 244-3323.
  • Exporting/International Trade: Special loan programs are available for businesses involved in international trade. Additional information can be obtained from Mike Collins or call (410) 244-3341.
  • If you're a veteran, you can get business counseling and information about SBA guaranteed loans and veteran-specific business training. For more information, contact Darin Winick  or call (410) 244-3377.