The businesses below are owned all or in part by alumni of Salisbury University. If you are the owner of a business, a graduate of Salisbury University, and would like for your company to appear in this list, complete the "Alumni Owned Business" form at the bottom of this page. Once reviewed by the Office of Alumni Relations, your business will be listed with other alumni owned businesses.
The Alumni Office provides this listing as a service to its alumni. Listings are based upon self-reported information from the business owner.
Laura Browning Watkins '09, Owner
TranquilaTEA Tea Room & Gift Shop
TranquilaTEA is a full service tea room, complete with a gift shop brimming with unique treasures. We offer traditional tea parties, reminiscent of days gone by. We also offer daily lunch specials, private parties, fresh baked goods, and fine loose leaf tea. TranquilaTEA is located in the historic and charming downtown of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.
Dennis Urban '02, Owner
Long Island Regents Prep
Long Island Regents Prep offers one-day test prep courses for SAT's and all Advanced Placement and NYS Regent's exams.
Nora Ellenes '10, Owner
NoLo Weddings & Events
If you are looking for a unique, fun and personal wedding, then NoLo could be perfect for you! We love "love" and we take great care in making sure that every couple's wedding day is exactly what they pictured.
NoLo can take care of as little or as much as you need. We can step in during the final weeks of planning to tie up all of your loose ends or we can be there every step of the way to make sure that each and every detail is in place.
We love to be hands on, so whether it's help with putting favors together or piecing flowers into DIY centerpieces, count us in!
Need a coordinator for another type of event? Perfect! Although we mostly work with weddings, we love all events!
Christopher Brady '10, Owner
1812 Kenyon Street NW
Timber Pizza is Washington DC's mobile wood-fired pizza company. Farmers markets, breweries, festivals and private events are just a number of places you can find Timber's delicious local wood fired pizza.
Chris Moleskie '98, Owner
Wetsuit Wearhouse, Inc
Williamsport, MD 21795
Wetsuit Wearhouse, Inc is the largest wetsuit specialty shop in the world! We proudly serve individuals, clubs, organizations, fire & rescue, the U.S. Government, and all branches of the military. Wetsuit Wearhouse was established in 2002 to provide a one-stop experience for any sport you can think of. We carry a wide selection of triathlon wetsuits, surfing wetsuits, and SCUBA wetsuits, as well as wetsuits for wakeboarding, waterskiing, kayaking, water aerobics and more. We also have a full line of neoprene accessories.
Benjamin F. Etherton '12
Out Dare Adventures
Out Dare Adventures (ODA) is a strictly online magazine featuring adventure travel articles. We cover everything from skydiving in Maryland and long-boarding in Ireland, to bungee jumping in Canada and cage diving with great white sharks in South Africa. Along with our featured adventures we also suggest: places to hunt and fish, recipes for wild meats and fish, eating competitions, great full body workouts, and events that take place around the world.
We specialize in animal care at home. Our visitation services include dog walking and care of cats and other small mammals. Overnight sitting is offered. Services are tailored to your needs. We take care of your loved ones as if you were there!
New restaurant/bar opening in late June 2012 in old Sander's Corner location off Cromwell Bridge Road in Parkville, MD. Featuring local produce, ground beef and chicken and also featuring eastern shore crabmeat and oysters from Tilghman Island. 12 beers on tap with many Baltimore and MD breweries featured and extensive wine list.
Debbie Hinely '91, Owner
Integrity Daily Money Management
Integrity Daily Money Management works alongside seniors and others to help them maintain safe and secure financial independence. Our commitment to high-touch, personalized service means services vary client by client. Typical services include:
- Balancing checkbooks
- Organizing tax records and paperwork
- Budget management
- Reconciliation of bank and credit card statements
- Notary services
- Elder financial abuse education and awareness
Kristine & Kevin Adams '86, Owner
Fruitland, MD 21826
Adams Housing specializes in providing quality and affordable off-campus student housing. All of our properties are located within a 2 mile radius of SU's campus. Adams Housing focuses on training students to be good tenants and consistently works in conjuction with the city and the university to strengthen safety measures for students and to encourage good citizenship.
Dan Garringer '94, Owner
Garringer Consulting LLC
Park City, Utah
Consulting firm specializing in SAP implementations for Aerospace and Defense Companies. Expertise in Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, Supply Chain Management, Production Planning, Materials Management and Sales & Distribution.
Sarah Conley '04, Partner
Krissy Wheaton '95, Partner
Berlin, MD 21811
Full service wedding and funeral consultants along with every day flower arrangements, balloons and fruit baskets.
Katie Jacobson '10, Owner
The Hard Times Magazine, LLC
Parsonsburg, MD 21849
Locally owned and operated independent magazine focused on art, music, humor and entertainment.
Clyde "Rocky" Sorrell '10, Partner
The Washington Group
Bethesda, MD 20817
Preparing for that next step in life isn't always easy. My combination of experience, professionalism and access to a wide variety of products and services can help you meet your financial goals, estate strategies and insurance needs. Whether your goals include preparing for milestone life events like retirement or college, or whether you're simply looking for life, disability income or long-term care insurance protection, I promise you a new level of attention, insight and capability. Contact me to discuss your financial future.
Dennis S. Moiwo, Jr. '07, Partner
M&A InterCorp Driving School, Inc.
Riverdale, MD 20737
Randy Merritt, Jr. '10
Atlantis Homes LLC
Delmar, DE 19940
Atlantis Homes is a family owned and operated independent retailer of modular and manufactured homes. We specialize in lot/home packages as well as home placement in land lease communities in MD, DE, VA, NJ and PA.
Pam J. Wood '81, Owner
Ballroom Made Simple
Salisbury MD 21804
Offering ballroom lessons targeting new/beginner dancers; groups, private lessons, team building activities and more. Foxtrot, Swing, Waltz, Rumba, Tango, Salsa, Cha Cha, and Samba.
Anthony Darby '05, President
608 Cook Drive
Salisbury, MD 21801
We are a full service payment processing company who processes credit cards, checks, and gift cards.
Barry J. Koluch '04, Owner
4609 Annapolis Road
Baltimore, MD 21227
We specialize in steamed and live crabs and carry an assortment of fresh and frozen seafood.
Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio '99, Owner
Dragonfly Designs, LLC
PO Box 279
Newcomb, MD 21653
I specialize in graphic designs including logo development, business cards, letterhead, rack cards, brochures, postcards, invitations, etc.
Debbi Ridenour '79, Partner
3045 Mango Tree Drive
eRealtyTeam.com is an on-line, virtual real estate business designed to provide administrative support to real estate agents seeking to grow their business. Primary service area include MD, DC and VA.
Kenneth G. Davis '93, Owner
Pro Cuts Editing Services
11005 Atwell Avenue
Bowie, MD 20720
We specialize in video post production - editing. DVD authoring, streaming video, web design and consultation for corporate, event, independent and family videographers. Leave the cutting to us!
Kevin Scott '84, Owner
Go Global Food, LLC
106 Jutland Court
Stephens City, VA 22655
Go Global Food provides experienced Food Safety (ServSafe) and Alcohol Service (TiPS) training to foodservice operators. Clients include Hyatt, Marriott, Sheraton, Wyndham and Gaylord Hotels, community college/technical schools and many independents.
John Gasque '74, Owner
Gasque & Associates
29818 Connelly Mill Road
Delmar, MD 21875
Construction Contractor - All trades. Discounts given to all SU alumni.
Erin Sheehan Creaney '02, Owner
440 W. Barry Avenue
Studio-808 is a modern ultra-chic online boutique selling the best of what Chicago has to offer. We work with top designers to handpick the best piece from each line especially for you...Sit back, browse and enjoy the fashion indulgence!
George Barrett '99, Owner
Barrett Insurance Services, Inc.
10301 Breakwater Court
Ocean City, MD 21842
We are a family owned insurance service in Ocean City, MD that specializes in providing small and large companies supplemental insurance, group life, disability, hospital, accident, cancer and specified disease through various products. We firmly believe we can strengthen any benefit package and provide a zero cost solution for any employer in almost any situation. Alums in business give us a shout! We are licensed in MD, DE, VA, DC and PA.
Michael Showalter '02, Owner
Catch A Fire Glass
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Catch A Fire Glass is a custom blown glass art company, specializing in all types of blown glass art: Lighting, Vases, Bowls, Plates, Sculptures, Fish, Jellyfish, paperweights, Marbles, Goblets.... If you can think of it, we probably make it.
Michael is a graduate of Salisbury University and has been blowing glass for ten years. He used to assistant teach glassblowing at SU, and currently teaches multi level courses at DC Glassworks, Washington's only public access glass studio. Michael was recently commissioned by the Smithsonian Institute to make venetial style glass goblets, for display and sale at the James Renwick Museum for American Craft in Washington, DC. Please do not hesitate to call or email with any inquiries.
Aaron H. Clinton '00, Owner
Sound Solutions Audio, Inc.
1202 Halls Chance Lane
Belcamp, MD 21017
Sound Solutions Audio was initially formed in 2001 as an on line do it yourself audio community. Over the years, we have grown, adding a web store, our own speaker line, and a large technical resource. We are always striving to learn more about the industry and the new technologies and share them with our on line community.
Stuart Schmidt '02, Owner
Schmidt Properties & Investments LLC
106 Oaklee Drive
Fruitland, MD 21826
State of Maryland Real Estate Licensee including Real Estate Investments, Real Estate Sales and Real Estate Holdings. Property Management Company including leasing, maintenance, lawn care, turnover and retention programs. CALL ME TODAY!!!!
Marion Phillips (Dawson) M, '00, Owner
Pet Portraits in Oil by Marion
PO Box 64
Fruitland, MD 21826
Pet Portraits in Oil by Marion offers custom pet portraits in oil in a variety of sizes and settings. She has been an artist for many years "on the side" as she pursued other careers. In January 2008, Phillips officially started her pet portrait business as a full time venture.
Phillips, a 15-year resident of Salisbury, is originally from Alexandria, Virginia. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and her graduate degree from Salisbury University.
Amy Kunkoski (Pickwick) '98, Owner
Maryland Outdoor Club, Inc.
PO Box 652
Columbia, MD 21045
The Maryland Outdoor Club, Inc. (MOC) is an organization for adults, featuring adventure sports (mostly non-competitive), as well as social events and travel excursions, in and around the state of Maryland. The MOC's mission is to provide our members with fun experiences, the opportunity to network, and the ability to learn about and participate in local adventure sports.
Amy Kunkoski (Pickwick) '98, Owner
Girls and the City, LLC
PO Box 652
Columbia, MD 21045
Girls and the City (GATC) is the premier professional women's social organization in the Washington, D.C., Annapolis, Baltimore, and Columbia, MD areas. The Girls and the City (GATC) organization was established to bring women together in a fun and friendly social setting, while offering premium online content and features. GATC provides an outlet for women to bond both online and in person, sharing ideas, information, and enabling them to improve their overall life.
Heather Glenn Barnes '90, Owner
900 Southard Street
Key West, FL 33040
"Fodor's" recommendation: Highly Recommended -Fresh homemade pasta comes alfredo, or with marinara, meat, or pesto, either in the twinkly brick garden with its specimen palms, or in the nicely dressed-up, old-house dining room. One of the best restaurants in Key West - and one of its best values ... Everything that comes out of the open kitchen is outstanding, especially the pasta.
Jason White '92, Owner
Premier Events Planning
PO Box 421, Wading River, NY
A full service event planning company specializing in all occasions from weddings to corporate functions to sweet 16's. We will organize your function from start to finish while getting you better prices than if you did it alone. Your satisfaction is our top priority. Salisbury University alumni receive a 10% discount.
Jason White '92, Owner
6346 Route 25A, Wading River, NY
Located on the North Shore of Long Island and the gateway to the Hamptons, Village Beverage is a retail store selling beer, misc. beverages, kegs, ice, tobacco, snacks and has a propane pumping station. All Salisbury University alumni receive a 15% discount.
R. Hunter Johnston '00, Owner
Inacom Information Systems
724 East Main Street, Salisbury, MD 21804
A premier provider of integrated voice, data, and web solutions for Delmarva businesses. In business since 1982, Inacom is one of the largest and most experienced providers of information technology and business telephone solutions on Delmarva. Inacom is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Cisco SMB Select Partner, HP Business Partner, Avaya Diamond Level Business Partner, and SouthWare Reseller.
Larry E. Knopf '79, Owner
1st Capitol Mortgage
1326 S. Governors Avenue, Dover, DE 19904
We provide super competitive Residential Products to include Conventional, FHA, VA, USDA and Subprime.
Richard A. Abel '84, Owner
Abel's Insurance Agency, Inc.
1215 Annapolis Road, Ste 205B, Odenton, MD 21113
We provide personal and business insurance in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC
John A. Robinette '93, Owner
901 Florida Road, Durango, CO 81301
Lax Consult provides services to universities, recreation departments, professional teams, youth organizations, and individuals. We specialize in all things Lacrosse related as it pertains to event planning, team organization, coaching strategies, fund raising, web development, and a host of other areas.
Rena L. Graham (Stocco) '93, Owner
Central Beach Cafe
8 Central Avenue, Island Heights, NJ
Eric E. McLauchlin '92, Owner/Partner
Gessner, Snee, Mahoney & Lutche, P.A.
11 South Main Street, Bel Air, MD 21104
A general practice law firm concentrating in business and real estate representation.
Steven S. Chalawsky '85, Owner
Steven S. Chalawsky, CPA
8600 LaSalle Rd., Ste 312, Towson, MD 21286
CPA working with small business, individuals and clients with IRS problems.
Jerry D. Thomas '86, Owner
e-Future Consulting Group
109 Calvalry Court, Centreville, MD 21617
At e-Future Consulting Group, we are in the business of problem solving. Our business is to assist other businesses in realizing their true value through collaborative efforts, which forge strong and beneficial relationships.
To be the leading provider of high quality executive management advisory, consulting, mentoring, and training to independent small and mid-size businesses, and to help our clients achieve their goals and dreams.
Deborah A. Zehe (Brennan) '96, Owner
The Pinchy Crab
656 Howards Loop, Annapolis, MD 21401
Specializing in online personalized stationery & gifts. We offer a superb collection of fine personalized stationery for children & adults. You are certain to find what you are looking for in our wide selection of beautifully designed products. SU alumni receive a 10% discount by entering SU in the coupon code box.
Julie Kenney (Johnson) '04, Partner
Grist Mill Gardens, Inc
34178 Rounds Road, Pittsville, MD 21850
Specializing in annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees and nursery/garden items.
James R. Romans '94, Owner
Romans Fitness LLC
9111 Louis Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Strength and conditioning business. Services include: personal training, sport specific skill training, nutritional counseling, speed/agility/quickness training, youth fitness.
Kelly K. Penaloza (Smith) '99, Owner
7410 Village Road, Apt 17, Sykesville, MD 21784
Selling premium cookware at affordable prices and cooking for customers in their homes.
Timothy A. Beachley '87, Owner
Beachley Business & Medical Forms, Inc.
23 Fontana Lane, #102, Baltimore, MD 21237
Distributor of printing, office supplies, office furniture and medical forms.
Seong Phil Kim '92, Owner
Wings To Go
7678-C Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22306
Carry-out and eat-in restaurant, located in Alexandria, VA's Hybra Valley area (just north of Fort Belvoir). Serving Buffalo Wings, Beer, Philly Cheese Steak.
Valerie P. Pedersen (Mertz) '97, Owner
Fun-Shine Early Learning Center, Inc.
1533 Edgemore Avenue, Salisbury, MD
Child care center for children ages 6 weeks to 8 years. Before/After School care. Summer Camp, open M-F 6:45 am to 6:00 pm. Stimulating curriculum, nurturing care. "Bright Futures Begin Here!"
Melissa E. Meininger (Moscati) '92, Owner/Partner
Work at Home United
503 North Paradise Road, Aberdeen, MD 21001
We are a team dedicated to helping people live the quality of life they deserve. We work from the comfort of our homes and enjoy the important moments in our lives. This experienced team is here to partner with you every step of the way in reaching your goals, so that you can build an income to last a lifetime.
Karie Schaefer Lorek '00, Owner
Bottom Line Tax Solutions
3716A East Joppa Road
Nottingham, MD 21236
Our services include; professional tax preparation, small business consulting, and personal budgeting. We offer professional tax & accounting services at an extremely low price.
In addition to offering tax services, we can perform financial reporting reviews of HOA revenues and expenses.
Dave Vukmer '85, Owner
Smokey Hollow BBQ Co., Inc.
7500 Montpelier Road, #116, Laurel, MD 20723
BBQ Carry-Out Restaurant and Caterer. 100% wood cooked St. Louis Ribs, Brisket, Pulled Pork and Chicken. Award Winning BBQ Sauces.
Nancy Nicklow (Huff) '94, Partner
W. Ray Huff & Associates, Inc.
8349 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122
We are an independent insurance agency providing all forms of commercial and personal insurance as well as life, health, disability and annuities.
Justin Wiesert '01, Owner
Accent Appraisal Services, Inc.
Specializing in Real Estate Appraisal
Steve Quinn '97, Owner
Lil' Lamb Shop
167Q Jennifer Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
Full service baby boutique and nursery design center. We offer fine children's furnishings, unique gifts and apparel and personalized artwork & accessories. SU alums who register with us will receive 10% off all items on their registry.
Dana Funicelli '93, Owner
Body Connection Wellness Day Spa
2521 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
"Best of Annapolis" 2005-2006, offering massage, facials, body wraps, airbrush tanning, waxing, Shirodhara, tanning, and more.
Christopher Barulic '00, Owner
Berkeley Mortgage Group, Inc.
5510 PGA Blvd. #205 Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Mortgage broker business with the ability to secure residential and commercial loans in over 30 states.