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Annapolis Business Friends

The Business Friends of St. John’s College seek to cultivate relationships between St. John’s College and the business community of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. St. John’s is an essential part of the fabric of the local community, and the business community has much to gain by supporting the educational mission of St. John’s through membership and cultivation.

How to Become a Member

Membership is open to individuals and businesses, large and small. Join today and you will receive the following special benefits:

  • Listing of your logo/icon on this page with link to your business website
  • Annual listing in the Parents Handbook
  • Invitations to Mitchell Gallery receptions for two guests

Download and print a membership form.

Membership Levels:

$100: 10 or less employees

$150: 11 to 24 employees

$200: 25 or more employees

Vital to the Local Economy

St. John’s College is a dynamic member of the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County business communities. The college generates more than $25 million annually in business for the local economy and contributes more than $3 million to the tourist industry by welcoming more than 10,000 visitors every year. Each of these visitors spends approximately $300 per day.

St. John’s College has an annual operating budget of over $30 million, over 200 employees, and 550 undergraduate and graduate students. Of the colleges 9,000 alumni, 1,500 work and live in the Baltimore-Washington-Annapolis area. St. John’s College has a strong and positive impact on the local economy.

Business Friends Members

The members listed below are all Business Friends of St. John's College. They appreciate your patronage and we appreciate their support.


1747 Georgian House Bed and Breakfast

Ann and Tom Berger, owners

170 Duke of Gloucester Street

Annapolis, MD 21401

410-263-5618; 800-557-2068

Annapolis Accommodations, Inc.

Fully furnished homes rentals:

Three nightsThree weeksThree monthsThree years!

41 Maryland Avenue

Annapolis, MD 21401


Annapolis Condo Rentals by Trip Adviser


Annapolis Hampton Inn and Suites

124 Womack Drive

Annapolis, MD 21401

800-426-7866; 410-571-0200

Click herefor Special St. John’s College Rate

The Annapolis Inn

An Elegant B & B

Joseph Lespier, innkeeper

144 Prince George St.

Annapolis, MD 21401


Annapolis Vacation Rentals

Aimee Bolian Faulkner

40+ daily, weekly, and long termAnnapolis Vacation Rentals

Please contact property owners directly via their webpage for

more information on rates and availability.

See ourMaryland Travel Guidesfor more information.


Annapolis Vacation Home Rentals

Family to Family Rentals

Chez Amis Bed and Breakfast

Joseph P. Tierney, proprietor

85 East Street

Annapolis, MD 21401


Doubletree Hotel Annapolis

210 Holiday Court B

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-224-3150; Fax: 410-571-1123

Get 15% off by using this link!

Click herefor the special St. John's College rate of 15% off

Special rates hereforSummer Classicsguests. Or enter SCL on the website as the group code.

Flag House Inn Bed and Breakfast

Charlotte Schmickle, owner

24 Randall Street

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-280-2721

GateHouse Bed and Breakfast

Nick & Jody Kallis, Owners & Innkeepers

249 Hanover Street

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-280-0024

Gibson's Lodgings Inn

Meredith Lauer, manager

110 Prince George Street

Annapolis, MD 21401

410-268-5555 or toll free 877-330-0057

Hilton Garden Inn

305 Harry S. Truman Pkwy

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-266-9006

Historic Annapolis Home and Garden

Pete and Marlys McDevitt, owners

202 King George St.

Annapolis, MD 21401

952-239-0942 and enter number 483668

Historic Inns of Annapolis

The Maryland Inn

The Calvert House

Robert John’son House

410-263-2641 or 800-847-8882

Stay with us, just a few steps away from campus!

$119, Sun-Thurs; $149, Fri/Sat - Blackout dates apply.

Special St. John’s College Rate

Planning to come to In Vino Veritas? Here is an event rate (code: IVV).

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Annapolis

2451 Riva Road

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-224-4317

Loews Annapolis Hotel

126 West St.

Annapolis, MD 21401


The O'Callaghan Hotel Annapolis

174 West Street

Annapolis, MD 21401

410-263-7700; 866-782-9624

Use code SJCA to get 20% off your room rate!

Ocean City Maryland Rentals

Ocean City Maryland Rentalsoffer an exceptional

selection of rentals on this gorgeous eastern shoreline.

Amenities and locations vary. Please check with the owner for


SpringHill Suites by Marriott Annapolis

189 Cochrane Drive

Annapolis, MD 21401





Westin Annapolis

100 Westgate Circle

Annapolis, MD 21401


20% off best available: Book online through

thespecial St. John's-Westin weblink

Annapolis Area Tours, Information & Transportation

Annapolis Four Centuries Tours with Watermark Tours

Annapolis Urban Adventures:

Special St. John's Tours of the area

George Palmer, director



The Capital Newspaper

Editorial Offices: 888 Bestgate Rd, Ste. 104

Annapolis, MD 21401

Main switchboard: 410 268-5000

Circulation: 410-268-4000

Diamond Cab of Annapolis


Towne Transport

2404 Nichols Road

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-266-3392; Fax: 410-266-8046

What's Up? Magazine

Veronica Tovey, president & publisher

929 West Street, Suite 208A

Annapolis, MD 21401


Watermark Tours & Charter Cruises

"Unforgettable Journeys"

P.O. Box 3350

Annapolis, MD 21403


Architectural and Building Services

Alt, Breeding & Schwarz Architects, LLC

209 Main Street

Annapolis, MD 21401


A.R. Marani, Inc.

Builders & Contractors

7500 Harford Road

Baltimore, MD 21234

Phone: 410-426-3690; Fax: 410-426-4229

Annapolis Painting Services

2561 Housely Road

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-974-6768; Fax: 410-224-2774

Berliner Construction Co., Inc.

1981 Moreland Pkwy., 4B Bay 2

Annapolis, MD 21401


Drum, Loyka, & Associates, LLC

Emily Zolkower

1410 Forest Drive, Suite 35

Annapolis, MD 21403

Phone: 410-280-3122; Fax: 410-280-1952

Fourth Street Design Studio, Inc.

Gary Schwerzler, architect

421 Fourth Street

Annapolis, MD 21403


Fred D. Fishback AIA Architect

8 Tolson Street

Annapolis, MD 21401


D.O. Zindorf Heating and Air-Conditioning Inc.

1797 A Virginia Ave.

Annapolis, MD


Marta Hansen, AIA, LEED AP

1733 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd

Annapolis, MD 21409


Veteran's Pest Control and Wild Life

Full Service, Environmentally friendly

Wild Life, Residential, Commercial Termites

Special Discount10%for SJC faculty and staff

203 Kathleen Ave

Severna Park, MD 21146

Tel: 410-903-4054; Fax: 410-315-7556

Banking and Financial Services

N. Scott Gardiner

Gardiner & Appel Group

570 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd.

Severna Park, MD 21146



Houser Ford Group of Morgan Stanley,Inc.

Contact:Michael L. Houser Sr. and Steven D. Ford

410 Severn Avenue Suite 211

Annapolis,MD 21403


Mullen, Sondberg, Wimbish & Stone, P. A.

Certified Public Accountants and Business Consultants

2553 Housley Rd.

Annapolis, MD 21401


PNC Bank

236 Main Street

Annapolis, MD 21401


Premier Planning Group (PPG)

Contact: Stephen R. Holt, Partner

115 West Street, Suite 400

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone:(443)221-4011 ext.2533




Catering and Restaurants

Adam's Ribs Eastport

The place for Ribs

921 Chesapeake Avenue #C

Annapolis, MD 21403

Phone: 410-267-0064

Annapolis Ice Cream Company

Walter and Nancy Giera, owners

196 Main Street

Annapolis, MD 21401


Boatyard Bar and Grill

Dick Franyo, owner

400 Fourth St.

Annapolis, MD 21403


Bon Appetit Catering

St. John's College Dining Services

Ted Canto, General Manager

Sylvia Wilkerson, Catering


Cabot Creamery Cooperative

6314 Willow Glen Road

Midlothian, VA 23112

Phone & Fax: 804-818-3302

Cell: 804-318-6342

Carroll's Creek Waterfront Restaurant

Come for the food--Stay for the View

410 Severn Avenue #100

Annapolis, MD 21403

Phone: 410-263-8102

Chefs Expressions

Fashionable catered events

9526 Deereco Road

Timonium, MD 21093

410-561-2433 (CHEF)

Chesapeake Bay Roasting Co.

2100 Concord Blvd. Suite #J

Crofton, MD 21114


The Chop House

An Elite Steakhouse Dining Experience

1915 Towne Centre Blvd. #250

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 888-456-3463

City Dock Coffee Services

Grover and Karen Gedney, owners

18 Market Street

Annapolis, MD 21401


Classic Catering People

99 Painters Mill Rd.

Owings Mills, MD 21117


Grauls Market of Annapolis

607 Taylor Avenue

Annapolis MD 21401

410 269-5103

Grumps Cafe

Duncan Brandbury, owner

117 Hillsmere Drive

Annapolis, MD 21403


Harry Browne's Inc.

An Annapolis Tradition since 1979

66 State Circle

Annapolis MD 21401

410-263-4332; Catering Reservations: 410-263-6356

Jessie Sunshine Catering

2012 Quay Village Court, T-1

Annapolis, MD 21403


Ken's Creative Kitchen

Ken Upton, owner

980 Awald Road Suite 103

Annapolis, Maryland 21403

Galway Bay Irish Pub

A Taste of Ireland

63 Maryland Avenue

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-263-8333


Modern Thai Cuisine

167 West Street

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-280-0086

Les Follies Brasserie

Award Winning Regional French Cuisine

2552 Riva Road

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-573-0970

Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge

Rooftop Lounge

169 West Street

Annapolis , MD 21401


National Premium Beer

True American Pilsener

28102 Baileys Neck Road

Easton, MD 21601


Paul's Homewood Cafe

Christopher Nicholas, owner

919 West St.

Annapolis, MD 21401


Roseda Beef

1600 Monroe Street

Baltimore, MD 21230



51 West Street

Annapolis, MD 21401


Vin 909 Winecaf

909 Bay Ridge Avenue

Annapolis, MD 21403


Waterfront Kitchen

Spirited American Dining

Chef Jerry Pellegrino

1417 Thames St

Baltimore, MD 21231


Whole Foods Market Annapolis

200 Harker Place, Suite 100

Annapolis MD 21401

Phone:(410) 266-5761

Woodfields Ice

16205 Branch Ct.

Upper Marlboro, MD 20774


Consulting Services

Board Assets, Inc.

Hal Shear, president

Box 5902

Annapolis, MD 21403


Breakthrough Conversations

Conversations to enable creativity in organizations that alter outcomes

Charles S. Trefrey, President

1701 Bay Front Dr. Apt 403

Annapolis, MD 21403


Legal Services

The Law office of Alexander & Cleaver

Lyle Fowlkes, Managing Director

54 State Circle

Annapolis, MD 21401


Law Offices of Geoffrey S. Mitchell, LLC

721 Melvin Avenue

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-263-7330; Fax: 410-263-7332

Mailing, Documents, Copying, and Printing Services

Advance - The Document Specialists

We Live and Breathe This Stuff.

127 Lubrano Drive, Suite 201-A

Annapolis, MD 21401

P.O. Box 627

Cockeysville, MD 21030

Showrooms: Cockeysville / Frederick / Ravens Stadium / Annapolis


Mac in Town Graphic Design Services

Marilyn Drae

2013 Warners Terrace South, Unit 140

Annapolis, MD 21401


Minuteman Press- Printing- Copying

111 Chinquapin Round Rd, Suite 102

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-263-3442; Fax: 410-263-0932

Post Haste Mailing

90 Russell Street

Annapolis, MD 21401


Frank Gumpert Printing

1789 McGuckian Street

Annapolis, MD 21401


Signs By Tomorrow - Annapolis

Imagine itWe can do it

2134-A Generals Highway

Annapolis, MD 20910

Phone: 410-266-3341; Fax: 410-266-0691

Whitmore Printing and Imaging

1982 Moreland Pkwy

Annapolis, MD 21401


Wood Ronsaville Harlin, Inc.

Commercial and Graphic Artists

Pam Dawson

17 Pinewood Street

Annapolis, MD 21401


Marine Services


Sailing lessons for individuals and groups

137 Conduit St.

Annapolis, MD 21401

410-267-6661; 800-342-9295

Woodsback Marina Services

John Kelly, owner

719 Chester Avenue

Eastport/Back Creek

410-267-6661; 800-342-9295

Medical Services

Chesapeake Medical Imaging

122 Defense Highway

Annapolis MD 21401

410 571-0386


Animal Birth Control, LLC

Compassionate Low cost Spay/Neuter & ancillary care for pets and ferals

8424 Veterans Hwy, Ste. 7

Millersville, MD


Moving and Storage Services

Perry Moving Services, LLC

Professional,Courteous, and Efficient for 3 Generations

8005 Dorsey Road

Jessup, MD 20794



Rolls Moving & Storage

316 Talbott Avenue

Laurel, MD 20707


SpareFoot Storage Units

Josh Waldrum


Multiple storage facilities around Annapolis

Vist ourCollege Storage pagefor special offers on storage

Sales Services

Absolute Party Rental & Supply, Inc.

8370 Jumpers Hole Road

Millersville, MD 21108

Phone: 410 544-7474

Allied Waste Services

260 West Dickman Street

Baltimore, MD 21230


Anne Harrington - Coldwell Banker

4 Church Circle

Annapolis, MD 21401-1909

Phone: 410-263-8686; Cell: 410-340-9961

Bobby's Portable Restrooms

P.O. Box 501

Joppa, MD 21085


Buck Distributing Company

15827 Commerce Court,PO Box 1490

Upper Marlboro, MD 20774


Jim Austin,

Fiestas Rentals

111 Chinquapin Round Rd Suite 123

Annapolis, MD 21403



Insurance Solutions of Maryland

Larry Ulvila

151 West Street #303


Peter B. Crilly & Associates

Home, Business, & Life Insurance

116 Defense Highway

Annapolis, MD 21404


Quintain Marketing

PO Box 4087

Annapolis MD, 21403

(866) 788-3226

Waste Neutral

2901 Waterview Ave.

Baltimore, MD 21230

443-838-1826; 443-910-0775

The Zebra - Maryland Car Insurance

Free Maryland Car Insurance Quotes


See our Car Insurance for College Students page for additional money saving tips.

Salon Services

Firefly Salon (formerly Annapolis Styling Group)

Laurie Bobb, owner, Hair & Nail Salon

918 Chesapeake Avenue

Annapolis, MD 21403



Annebeth's Ltd.

Annebeth Bunker Santin, owner

Specialty foods, beer & wine

75 Maryland Avenue

Annapolis, MD 21401


The Annapolis Collection Gallery

55 West Street

Annapolis Volvo, Annapolis Subaru, Annapolis Hyundai

Frank Ferrogine, president

333 Busch's Frontage Rd.

Annapolis, MD 21409


Art Things

2 Annapolis Street

Annapolis, MD 21401


Bay Ridge Wine & Spirits

111 Hillsmere Drive

Annapolis MD 21403


BMW and MINI of Annapolis

Luxury Automobile Dealership

31 Old Mill Bottom Rd.N.

Annapolis, MD 21409

Phone: 410-349-9312

Chico's Women's Clothing

30 Market Place

Annapolis, MD 21401


2488 Solomons Island Rd

Annapolis, MD 21401


Expressway Office Solutions

Whitney Eikenberg

Vice President of Sales

Phone: 410-247-6800; Fax: 410-247-0033

Cell: 443-506-2047

Eyes on Main

Optometrist Services & Eyeglasses

Rick Lepski, Owner

217 Main Street

Annapolis, MD 21401


Great Frogs Winery

Andrea and Nate O'Shea, vintners

3218 Harness Creek Road

Annapolis, MD 21403




Heavy Seas Beer

4615 Hollins Ferry Road

Baltimore, MD 21227


Hugh Sisson,

Adam Kass,

Liljenquist & Beckstead Jewelers

1660 Annapolis Mall

Annapolis, MD 21401


Maryland Avenue/State Circle Merchants Association

69 Maryland Avenue

Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 410-990-9700


Maria's Picture Placeand Custom Framing

Same day service available

Maria Dawson, owner

45 Maryland Avenue

Annapolis, MD 21401



McBride Gallery

Cynthia McBride, president

215 Main Street

Annapolis, MD 21401


Mercedes-Benz of Annapolis

324 Sixth Street

Annapolis, MD 21403



Merry Walk Antiques

French Quimper pottery

By appointment or internet


Pewter Chalice

Customized pewter products online

Maria Baker, owner

Richard E. Kibbe Studio

Portrait Studio

7 Kibbe Studio

Annapolis, MD 21401


Soma Intimate Apparel

2508 Solomons Island Road

Annapolis, MD 21401


South Moon Under

Womens' apparel, Swimwear, and More


2510 Solomons Island Road

Annapolis, MD


Stag's Leap Wine Cellars

6150 Silverado Trail

Napa, CA 94558

Phone: 800-395-2441; Fax: 707-944-9433

Tilghman Jewelers

44 State Circle

Annapolis, MD


Tin Lizzy Mobile Boutique

A mobile fair trade boutique

Laura Layton, Owner/Manager

phone: 302.236.7339

WhiteHouse/Black Market

The latest trends in Women's clothing

129 Main Street

Annapolis, MD 21401


Wine Cellars of Annapolis

Clock Tower Place

1410 Forest Drive

Annapolis, MD 21403


Technology and Telecommunications Services


Phone, cable, home monitoring, high speed internet service

Annapolis, MD


Orbis Technologies

Expert high technology consulting

180 Admiral Cochran Dr., Ste. 305

Annapolis, MD 21401


Orion, Inc.

Bio-Tech Industry Advisory Firm

Donald Nicolson, president

103 Archwood Avenue

Annapolis, MD 21401



C.S. Lewis Institute

Jim Phillips, director

178 Prince George Street

Annapolis, MD 21401