MONEYBALTIMORE is a regional conference offering two tracks designed to help minority and small startup companies understand the steps for growing and funding their new businesses.
Track 1 attendees will receive information, resources and guidance on properly planning, registering and protecting their businesses.
Track 2 attendees will receive guidance on loan and funding requirements and learn how to create business models that are scalable and attractive to lenders and investors.
After the conference, we host Mastermind sessions, networking events and workshops for MoneyBaltimore members who have signed up for our Conference Plus option.
To improve the success rate of new businesses and positively change the economy by delivering key resources, information and funding to growing businesses.
Will Holmes is a trusted business adviser with clients and partners including The U.S. Department of Defense, The Small Business Administration, SoundExchange, Morgan State University, The University of Baltimore, The Harbor Bank of Maryland, Wells Fargo Bank, The National Urban League, The Greater Baltimore Leadership Association, Reginald F. Lewis Museum, and many more…
Mr. Holmes has over 20 years of experience helping organizations increase revenue and efficiency by streamlining existing processes, creating new systems and providing marketing strategy and customized training to executives and staff. In 2006, Will Holmes founded WHC, a business management and technology consulting firm, serving government agencies, non-profit organizations and hundreds of small and growing companies across the United States.
Mr. Holmes is a highly-recognized, award-winning business consultant with an engaging personality, incredible business acumen and over 2 decades of experience in helping companies make more money. Will Holmes has worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs and growing businesses, helping them to create structure for their vision and implement the processes and technology to support their goals. He works in the Baltimore community with various charities and organizations to create opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs, youth and the underserved.
Will Holmes Consulting has received a Certificate of Recognition from the Mayor’s Office of the City of Baltimore, and accolades from The Greater Baltimore Leadership Association, Municipal Employees Credit Union (MECU), National Association of African Americans in Human Resources, and the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development for its work with aspiring entrepreneurs and youth.
Additionally, Will Holmes regularly leads workshops for the Small Business Administration, and has created a 26 page Marketing Essentials E-Workbook that has been highly praised by SBA workshop attendees, growing businesses, and new entrepreneurs. Will Holmes also founded a social group called Baltimore Professionals and Entrepreneurs that meets throughout the month to discuss career and entrepreneur challenges and engage in learning and development workshops. The group currently has over 4800 active members. (Watch video of Will Holmes speaking)
Prior to starting Will Holmes Consulting, Will Holmes worked as a Director at SoundExchange (digital performance royalty distribution); Director of Operations for Debt Shield (debt settlement); General Manager for Amstar Mortgage (mortgage lending); Call Center Director for Residential Lending Corporation (mortgage lending); and Manager of the Outbound Call Center for Amerix (debt management).
Will attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Will currently lives in Baltimore with his Son, William.