Betsy Cerulo, CEO


Betsy Cerulo is the founder of AdNet/AccountNet, Inc, - Advocates for Workplace Excellence & Equality which is LGBTE and WBE certified. AdNet is an 8(a) management consulting firm based in Baltimore, Maryland serving clients throughout the United States.

Betsy’s passion is fostering/mentoring new entrepreneurs and serving Diverse communities. AdNet serves the Marian House in preparing women for the workforce who have successfully completed their rehabilitation program. Betsy serves on the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and Women’s Presidents’ Educational Organization Certification Committee; is a member of the NGLCC Federal Procurement Group advocating for LGBT owned companies to receive contract set aside recognition.

Betsy serves on the Development Committee for Chase Brexton Health Services and is active with the LGBT Health Resource Center Advisory Board. Betsy is President of the Maryland LGBT Chamber of Commerce.

Betsy is married to her long time spouse, Susan. They live in Baltimore City, have 2 children and 2 granddaughters.

Betsy's greatest professional accomplishment is designing a healthy workplace which advocates creativity, excellence and unconditional acceptance. As an openly gay business owner, she is proud to create a safe workplace where we walk the talk of diversity and inclusion for all people.

Betsy’s favorite interests are her treasured Weimaranner Bleu, writing with several children’s book in process, tennis and running (successfully completed the 2015 & 2014NJ Half Marathon).

AdNet is ranked by the Baltimore Business Journal as a 2015 “Top 50” Largest Woman Owned Business and 2014 “Top 25” Largest LGBT Owned Business. AdNet has received several honors from SmartCEO Magazine as 2014 CEO Circle of Excellence Finalist in the Minority-Owned Business Category, 2013 Future 50 and 2012/2005 Brava Top 25 Female CEO’s and 2012/2008 Top 100 MBE/DBE’ in the MidAtlantic Region.

The Team

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