St. Mary’s County is home to over 1,575 businesses that employ in excess of 20,119 people. The major employers include DynCorp, Booz-Allen & Hamilton, Allied-Signal, C-Cubed, Compliance Corp., Eagan McAllister Assoc., Eagle Systems, Information Spectrum, Lockhead Martin, Lundeberg School of Seamanship, MACI, Mantech, St. Mary’s Hospital, Sabre Systems, PRB, Marconi, Veridian, and NAWCAD, which employs over 12,000 military and other federal service employees. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development is an excellent source of state and regional information as is theCensus Office. St. Mary’s County’s business environment information contact theSt. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce.

Of Calvert County’s 75,000 people, more than 18 percent hold college degrees. Calvert offers access to one of the largest, most divers, and highly skilled pools of professional, management, and technical labor in the nation. In excess of 50% of the county’s workforce, however, commutes outside the county for employment. Among the largest employers in Calvert County are Baltimore Gas & Electric, Calvert Memorial Hospital,Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, DynCorp and Direct Mail Management. For more information on business in Calvert County, Contact the Calvert County Chamber of Commerce at 410-535-2577 or the Calvert County Department of Economic Development at 800-331-9771.