We provide skilled and imaginative solutions that address challenges faced by nonprofits and other enterprises, particularly in Howard County, Md.  Collaborations can be established on a fixed fee or consulting basis,  and for short term or ongoing. 


  Financial Services

  • Financial health assessment
  • Internal controls
  • Budgeting and projections
  • Reporting and analysis
  • Accounting and Bookkeeping

Operational Services

  • Interim management
  • Licensing, certification, accreditation
  • Policies and procedures
  • Board relations
  • Business plans


  • Assessment and planning
  • Constituent development
  • Government, corporate, and foundation grants
  • Donor Appeals

  Industry Experience

  • Behavioral Health services
  • Recovery Oriented Systems of Care
  • Integrative Health and Wellness
  • Higher education
  • Group and Residential Care for Children
  • Charter schools, elementary and secondary education

And what is HoCoMD.solutions?

HoCoMD.solutions is a spin off of the former Bearsolutions LLC, which has been providing consultation to nonprofits since 2007. The partnership assisted with business plans, organizational development, budgeting and financial reporting; designed and managed a cloud-based application for evaluating annual financial data of nonprofits, CHARM™; and assisted Public Charter School authorizers to provide effective financial oversight.

Harry Schwarz, President HoCoMD.solutions and former Partner of Bearsolutions, has over 30 years’ experience as a manager / executive / fundraiser for health care and higher education nonprofit organizations.  He has a BA in Economics and a Masters in Social Work emphasizing community planning and administration.

Harry Schwarz, President


Dennis Keilholtz, Project Consultant
Founder – Bearsolutions LLC


Contact Harry Schwarz