The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) announced that Bill Bernard and Jack Schammel have joined the Rural Business Innovation Initiative (RBI2) team. Bernard is the RBI2 mentor for the Lower Eastern Shore Counties of Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester. Schammel is the RBI2 mentor for the Upper Shore Counties of Cecil, Harford, Kent and Queen Anne’s.
Business and technical assistance is provided to companies by a regional RBI2 mentor whose job is to evaluate potential clients and to provide resources, consulting services and technical management-level assistance. To receive mentoring and project assistance, companies must specific criteria.
“TEDCO is here to help tech startups in Maryland grow and thrive,” says TEDCO CEO George Davis. “We are pleased to have Bernard and Schammel join a dynamic team that is committed to connecting innovative entrepreneurs to resources that help them to overcome business and technical hurdles and advance to the next growth level.”