A for profit business managed by an individual(s) under the age of 18
Small Business - Emerging
A for profit business that started business within the last 2 years.
Small Business - Established
A for profit business with annual sales up to $1 million per year in its last fiscal year.
A for profit business with fewer than 100 employees that consistently demonstrates exceptional and innovative community service over the last 3 or more years.
A for profit business with annual sales over $1 million in its last fiscal year.
Very Large Business Award
A for profit business with annual sales over $5 million in its last fiscal year.
Judge's Choice Award
A for profit organization that has performed in an exemplary manner, is widely regarded in the community as an innovative role model, and/or serves as a catalyst for entrepreneurial activity in Frederick County.
Chris E. Olson Master Entrepreneur Award
An individual that has owned a business for 20 years or more in Frederick County and has demonstrated exceptional entrepreneurial talents throughout his or her career.
Entrepreneur Council Committee
Dave Esworthy, First United Bank and Trust
Jennifer Harris, FITCI
Brandon Mason, SBDC
Deborah Powell, Frederick Community College
Beth Schillaci, VilliageWorks Communications, Inc
Charlie Thomas, SCORE
Debra Tyson, The Frederick News-Post
Entrepreneur Council Becomes
On March 12, 2015 The Entrepreneur Council of Frederick County officially became a program of the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce. Pictured left is chair Dave Esworthy and Chamber president Elizabeth Cromwell confirming the deal.