our mission

The Bowie Business Innovation Center (Bowie BIC) is a business accelerator and expert network serving minority-owned businesses in Prince George’s County and the Greater Washington Metropolitan Area.  Our accelerators educate businesses on becoming bankable; equip businesses to pursue government contracts; and elevate business performance in all areas during rapid growth and expansion.

We bridge the business knowledge gap through our flagship programs in which minority business owners directly engage subject matter experts in one-to-one conversations specific to their business needs.

People are at the core of our success and collaboration is our currency. Our relationships with local banks, businesses, and government are a testament to the rapport between our clients, staff, executive leadership, and board members. We are truly a business community.

our funding partners

meet the team

our board of directors

Jesse Buggs

Board Chair


City of Bowie

Mark Lawrence

Vice Chair


President, Inncuvate

India Bascombe, CPA

Treasurer


Consulting CFO Business Operations, CliftonLarsenAllen LLP

Wendy Jenkins

Secretary


Senior Business Banker, Bank of America

Cy Alba

Member


Partner, PilieroMazza

Robert Duru

Member


Senior Vice President, Team Leader; Washington D.C. & Suburban Maryland Business Banking Group

Magdalena Gebrekristos

Member


President/CEO, Magadia Consulting

Eben Smith

Member


President, Three|E Consulting Group

Charlene Wade

MEmber


President, Workforce Resources