About Baltimore Professionals & Entrepreneurs

With over 5200 active members, Baltimore Professionals and Entrepreneurs is one of the East Coast’s largest professional networking associations.  Baltimore Professionals and Entrepreneurs is powered and sponsored by Will Holmes Consulting (WHC).

Our mission is to bring together happy, smart people and provide them with opportunities to network, socialize, learn, develop and grow.

Here is a video from a recent networking social:




Level 1 Members enjoy guest speakers, professional development seminars, entrepreneurship training, business networking socials and invitations to our community partner’s events.  Most events are free, discounted or low-cost for our members.  These events occur frequently throughout the month and are open to all BPE members.  Click here to join…


Our Founder
Will Holmes has worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs and growing businesses, helping them to create structure for their vision and implement the processes and technology to support their goals. He works in the Baltimore community with various charities and organizations to create opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs, youth and the underserved.

Will Holmes has over 15 years of experience in: business operations leadership, project management; workflow management; technical training; software end-user training; soft skills training; business process re-engineering and improvement; workflow development and process transformation; new technology implementations; successful software point releases; project requirements gathering; business process mapping; web design; and business plan and marketing plan creation. Will founded Will Holmes Consulting in Baltimore, Maryland in 2006 as a business management and technology consulting firm focused on providing complete solutions for growing businesses. Will Holmes Consulting specializes in business operations process improvement, implementation of new technology, and customized technical and soft skills training. (Download brochure)

Will Holmes Consulting has received a Certificate of Recognition from the Mayor’s Office of the City of Baltimore, and accolades from The Greater Baltimore Leadership Association, Municipal Employees Credit Union (MECU), National Association of African Americans in Human Resources, and the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development for its work with aspiring entrepreneurs and youth.

Additionally, Will Holmes regularly leads workshops for the Small Business Administration, and has created a 26 page Marketing Essentials E-Workbook that has been highly praised by SBA workshop attendees, growing businesses, and new entrepreneurs. Will Holmes also founded a social group called Baltimore Professionals and Entrepreneurs that meets throughout the month to discuss career and entrepreneur challenges and engage in learning and development workshops. The group currently has over 5200 active members. (Watch video of Will Holmes speaking)

Prior to starting Will Holmes Consulting, Will Holmes worked as a Director at SoundExchange (digital performance royalty distribution); Director of Operations for Debt Shield (debt settlement); General Manager for Amstar Mortgage (mortgage lending); Call Center Director for Residential Lending Corporation (mortgage lending); and Manager of the Outbound Call Center for Amerix (debt management).

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