These services are free and open to any individual operating or those
considering opening a business in Front Royal and/or Warren County. 


The Town of Front Royal and Front Royal-Warren County Chamber of Commerce have partnered to bring FREE consulting and educational services to potential and existing business owners in Front Royal and Warren County.

Are you thinking of starting a business?

Are you an existing business owner with questions about finance, marketing, or running your business?

Would you like to run your idea or product by an expert?

We CAN help you!

Appointments can be scheduled here or by calling 540-635-3185.

About our consultant:  Herb Melrath joined the Maryland Small Business Development Center as a Business Consultant after running a successful coffee business for 13 years.   As part of that success, he enjoyed helping other business owners get started, market and grow their business.  Prior to the coffee business, he worked 20 years in the in-vitro diagnostic industry in a variety of roles from Quality Assurance to Manager of Product Development.  Herb has worked with various non-profits and organizations in the community.  Herb is passionate about helping small businesses succeed and assisting entrepreneurs with bringing their ideas to fruition.