About our Founder, Will Holmes

Will Holmes is a trusted business adviser with clients and partners including The U.S. Department of Defense, The Small Business Administration, SoundExchange, Goldman Sachs, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, Morgan State University, The University of Baltimore, The Harbor Bank of Maryland, The National Urban League, The Greater Baltimore Leadership Association, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and many more… Check out our testimonials.

Mr. Holmes has over 20 years of experience helping organizations increase revenue and efficiency by streamlining existing processes, creating new systems and providing marketing strategy and customized training to executives and staff. In 2006, Will Holmes founded WHC, a business management and technology consulting firm, serving government agencies, non-profit organizations and hundreds of small and growing companies across the globe.

Mr. Holmes was recently elected Chairman of the Board for the Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce and is a highly-recognized, award-winning business consultant with an engaging personality, incredible business acumen and over 2 decades of experience in helping companies make more money. Will Holmes has worked with large government agencies and 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.

WHC has received a citation from the Governor of Maryland, two Certificates of Recognition from the Mayor’s Office of the City of Baltimore (two different administrations), and accolades from The Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce, 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 and various elected officials and national organizations for its work with aspiring entrepreneurs and youth. Check out our awards.

Additionally, Will Holmes regularly leads workshops for the Small Business Administration, Baltimore Means Business, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, the Morgan State University Earl Graves School of Business, and various government and business events across the globe. 

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 5700 active members.

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). Connect with Will on LinkedIn. 

Will attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.  Will currently lives in Baltimore with his Son.