About Us

The Department of Economic Development monitors economic trends and works to execute business programs that complement Calvert County. The department’s goal is to attract and retain strong, healthy and dynamic companies of all sizes and industries. The Calvert County Department of Economic Development provides a number of resources to support the growth and development of county businesses. Free services include:

  • Online commercial real estate listings and reports
  • Confidential in-house counseling
  • Marketing assistance
  • Ombudsman program
  • Training and educational seminars
  • State of the economy reports
  • JobsEQ reports by Chmura Economics and Analytics (Chmura)
    • Chmura is a leading economic advisory and software development firm. Their software platform, JobsEQ, provides occupation, industry, education, demographic, and real-time jobs posting data. It is Chmura’s mission to empower organizations with better decision making through high quality, timely, and accurate data.
  • Financial referrals and loan prep assistance
  • Incentive and loan funds
  • Coordination of federal, state and local resources
Julie Oberg Economic Development Director Headshot

Julie Oberg, 


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Sheebah Smith

Sheebah Smith, 

Deputy Director

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Hilary Dailey

Hilary Dailey, 

Tourism Program Specialist

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Grace Fadely

Grace Fadely, 

Business Programs Assistant

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Sarah Frey

Sarah Frey, 

Tourism & Agriculture Program Assistant

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Ashley Greely

Ashley Greely, 

Special Projects Manager

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Kathy MacAdams

Kathy MacAdams, 

Business Retention Specialist

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Sandy Staples

Sandy Staples, 

Executive Administrative Assistant

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Caroline Trossbach

Caroline Trossbach, 

Agricultural Development Specialist

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Nichole White

Nichole White, 

Business Development Specialist

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