DORS Can Help You Build Your Business

​How Can DORS Work For Your Business?

DORS helps Maryland businesses recruit and keep qualified, valuable employees.

Studies show that more than 84% of these employees will still be working a year from now – the highest retention rate of any Maryland workforce program.

DORS can also serve as a resource on disability and employment matters, including:

  • Disability awareness training.
  • Workforce diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act, and options and solutions for reasonable accommodations.
  • Worksite consultations to help businesses hire qualified workers and retain valued employees with disabilities.

Want more information? Contact a member of the DORS Business Relations Team.

Statewide Business Relations Program Manager
Wanda Peele
Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, St. Mary's Counties
Brian Haas
Baltimore City
M. Steven Shields
Baltimore, Cecil, Harford, Howard & Kent Counties
Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico & Worcester Counties
Jessie Ferrio
Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, & Washington Counties
John Buskell
Montgomery County
Prince George's County
William Brownlee
Office for Blindness & Vision Services

Resources for Businesses

DORS Business Services Team

DORS Business Services team at the ADA 2021 Conference. 

Left to Right: Steven Shields, Jessie Ferrio, Brian Haas, Wanda Peele, William Brownlee, John Buskell​

Business Testimonial

"Employers may be hesitant that if they hire someone with a disability their business will become disabled, but it’s not true. Take a chance, it will pay off."
- Tony Morone, Tire World, Frederick



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