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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
41 Maryland Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401

Annapolis Condo Rentals by Trip Adviser


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Annapolis Hampton Inn and Suites

124 Womack Drive
Annapolis, MD 21401
800-426-7866; 410-571-0200
Special St. John’s College Rate

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The Annapolis Inn

Joseph Lespier, innkeeper
144 Prince George St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Annapolis Vacation Rentals

Aimee Bolian Faulkner

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Annapolis Vacation Home Rentals

Family to Family Rentals

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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
410-224-3150; 410-571-1123
Special St. John’s College rate of 15% off

Flag House Inn Bed and Breakfast

Charlotte Schmickle, owner
24 Randall Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

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GateHouse Bed and Breakfast

Nick & Jody Kallis, Owners & Innkeepers
249 Hanover Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

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

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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

410-263-2641; 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

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Holiday Inn Express and Suites Annapolis

2451 Riva Road
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Loews Annapolis Hotel

126 West St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

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The O’Callaghan Hotel Annapolis

174 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
410-263-7700; 866-782-9624

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Ocean City Maryland Rentals​

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SpringHill Suites by Marriott Annapolis

189 Cochrane Drive
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Westin Annapolis

100 Westgate Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Annapolis Area Tours, Information & Transportation

Annapolis Four Centuries Tours with Watermark Tours

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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

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Diamond Cab of Annapolis


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Towne Transport

2404 Nichols Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-266-3392; Fax: 410-266-8046

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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

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Architectural and Building Services

Alt, Breeding & Schwarz Architects, LLC

209 Main Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

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A.R. Marani, Inc.

Builders & Contractors
7500 Harford Road
Baltimore, MD 21234
Phone: 410-426-3690; Fax: 410-426-4229

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Annapolis Painting Services

2561 Housely Road
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-974-6768; Fax: 410-224-2774

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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

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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

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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.

Michael L. Houser Sr. and Steven D. Ford
410 Severn Avenue Suite 211
Annapolis, MD 21403

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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

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Premier Planning Group (PPG)

Contact: Stephen R. Holt, Partner
115 West Street, Suite 400
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 443-221-4011 ext.2533
Direct: 443-837-2533
Fax: 410-216-9515

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Catering and Restaurants

Adam’s Ribs Eastport

The place for Ribs
921 Chesapeake Avenue #C
Annapolis, MD 21403

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 and Fax: 804-818-3302
Cell: 804-318-6342

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Carroll’s Creek Waterfront Restaurant

410 Severn Avenue #100
Annapolis, MD 21403

Chef’s Expressions

Fashionable catered events
9526 Deereco Road
Timonium, MD 21093
410-561-2433 (CHEF)

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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

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

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


Modern Thai Cuisine
167 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Les Follies Brasserie

Award Winning Regional French Cuisine
2552 Riva Road
Annapolis, MD 21401

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

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Paul’s Homewood Cafe

Christopher Nicholas, owner
919 West St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

Roseda Beef

1600 Monroe Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

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51 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Vin 909 Winecafe

909 Bay Ridge Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21403

Waterfront Kitchen

Spirited American Dining
Chef Jerry Pellegrino
1417 Thames St
Baltimore, MD 21231

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Whole Foods Market Annapolis

200 Harker Place, Suite 100
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Woodfield Ice

16205 Branch Ct.
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

Consulting Services

Board Assets, Inc.

Hal Shear, president
Box 5902
Annapolis, MD 21403

Breakthrough Conversations

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

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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

127 Lubrano Drive, Suite 201-A
Annapolis, MD 21401
P.O. Box 627
Cockeysville, MD 21030
Showrooms: Cockeysville / Frederick / Ravens Stadium / Annapolis

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Mac in Town Graphic Design Services

Marilyn Drae
2013 Warners Terrace South, Unit 140
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Minuteman Press- Printing- Copying

111 Chinquapin Round Rd, Suite 102
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-263-3442; Fax: 410-263-0932

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Post Haste Mailing

90 Russell Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Frank Gumpert Printing

1789 McGuckian Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Signs By Tomorrow - Annapolis

2134-A Generals Highway
Annapolis, MD 20910
Phone: 410-266-3341; Fax: 410-266-0691

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Whitmore Printing and Imaging

1982 Moreland Pkwy
Annapolis, MD 21401
Wood Ronsaville Harlin, Inc.

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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

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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

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Rolls Moving & Storage

316 Talbott Avenue
Laurel, MD 20707

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SpareFoot Storage Units

Josh Waldrum
Multiple storage facilities around Annapolis
Visit our College Storage page for special offers on storage

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Sales Services

Absolute Party Rental & Supply, Inc.

8370 Jumpers Hole Road
Millersville, MD 21108

Allied Waste Services

260 West Dickman Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

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Anne Harrington - Coldwell Banker

4 Church Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401-1909
Phone: 410-263-8686; Cell: 410-340-9961

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Bobby’s Portable Restrooms

P.O. Box 501
Joppa, MD 21085

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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

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Insurance Solutions of Maryland

Larry Ulvila
151 West Street #303

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Peter B. Crilly & Associates

Home, Business, & Life Insurance
116 Defense Highway
Annapolis, MD 21404

Quintain Marketing

PO Box 4087
Annapolis MD, 21403

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Waste Neutral

2901 Waterview Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21230
443-838-1826; 443-910-0775

The Zebra

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

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Salon Services

Firefly Salon (formerly Annapolis Styling Group)

Laurie Bobb, owner
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

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BMW and MINI of Annapolis

Luxury Automobile Dealership
31 Old Mill Bottom Rd.N.
Annapolis, MD 21409

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Chico’s Women’s Clothing

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

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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,

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Liljenquist & Beckstead Jewelers

1660 Annapolis Mall
Annapolis, MD 21401

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Maryland Avenue/State Circle Merchants Association

69 Maryland Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401

Maria’s Picture Place and 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

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Merry Walk Antiques

French Quimper pottery
By appointment or internet

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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

Women’s 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

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Tilghman Jewelers

44 State Circle
Annapolis, MD

Tin Lizzy Mobile Boutique

A mobile fair trade boutique
Laura Layton, Owner/Manager

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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

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Technology and Telecommunications Services


Phone, cable, home monitoring, high speed internet service
Annapolis, MD

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Orbis Technologies

Expert high technology consulting
180 Admiral Cochran Dr., Ste. 305
Annapolis, MD 21401

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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