How I can help you

I can help you through the process of starting a business in Maryland (including business plan and budget development), mission and vision development, business strategy, and marketing (including website and social media development and maintenance). As a social worker specializing in administratation, advocacy, and research, I have lots of experience in human services and non-profit. I develop content and teach workshops in my area of expertise, which includes leadership, organizational systems and processes, and conflict management.. I also have experience in several aspects of human resources, including employee evaluation and organizational policy and process development. I maintain my own website, as well as robust LinkedIn and Twitter accounts.

Areas of Expertise
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Non-Profit
  • Business Operations
  • Human Resources & Internal Communications
  • Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

Industry Experience
  • Professional & Business Services
  • Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations


PhD | November 2016 | University of Maryland School of Social Work

  • Research: Leadership and organizational development in social work and human services
  • Honors: Student Regent Nominee • 2015 Travel Fellowship Award • 2014 Travel Fellowship Award • Winner of 2013 University System of Maryland Foundation’s annual art competition

MSW | May 2010 | University of Maryland School of Social Work

  • Major: Management and Community Organization
  • Minor: Clinical Social Work

B.A. | May 2002 | College of William and Mary

  • Majors: Psychology, Art History

Dr. Colby Peters

Communication Methods

  • In Person
  • Phone
  • Video