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SCORE offers the largest network of volunteer business mentors who provide free answers to your business questions. Browse mentor profiles—or ask a question—and let us pair you with the right expert.

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5 Simple Steps to SCORE Mentoring:

Step 1 - Identify your business question

Identify your small business needs and desired support.

Step 2 - Search for a mentor, or let your local chapter pair you with a mentor

Request a SCORE Mentor as your advisor to small business success.

Step 3 - Step 3 - Submit a mentoring request to share your business question with an expert.

Schedule a mentoring session with your assigned SCORE mentor

Step 4 - Start working on your business goals with help from your mentor.

Set goals for your small business with guidance from your SCORE mentor.

Step 5 - Continue working with your mentor throughout the life of your business.

Work with your SCORE mentor through the life of your business.

Our Mentors

Accounting & Cash Flow Buying or Selling a Business Customer Relations Financing / Capital Non-Profit Strategy & Planning
Because I want to give back to my community and gain experience by mentoring business owners in financial resources and... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Financing / Capital Strategy & Planning
As I transition into retirement my health, energy levels and intellectual curiosity remain extremely high. Thus, I am... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning
I've helped SCORE in the past with mentoring small business and medium-sized business owners to discuss, plan and... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Financing / Capital Strategy & Planning
Extensive background in banking/commercial lending particularly with agricultural related businesses. Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations
With 43 years of retail experience in owning and managing store I consider myself an expert in customer relations such... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance
He is a active banker and works with many banks in Kansas. He is good at reviewing potential loan packages and... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations
38 years in banking doing commercial lending. Estimate that I worked with over 1,500 businesses in that time;;one as... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations
NATIONAL / LOCAL COMMERCIAL PUBLIC ENTITY PROPERTY AND THIRD PARTY LIABILITY CLAIMS - 24 YEARS; OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
Real estate sales farm properties, business plan, financial reviews Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations
4 years - Retail Store Controller for Montgomery Wards 19 years - Senior Financial Analyst with Xerox Corporation 4... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
Help build entrepreneurs confidence and help them become successful in starting and improving their small business thru... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations
Presently; Administrator for StartUp Hutch Presently 1/3 owner of Dukart Cattle Company, Kansas, 20 Years Presently 1/2... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Non-Profit
Commercial lender primarily in small business for 32 years. Experience with SBA programs, creating business plans,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit
Nonprofit Start-Up Marketing Strategic Planning Nonprofit Board Development Nonprofit Resources, Tools and Templates Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Legal Issues Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Operations
Experienced in marketing, business operations, planning, business finance, and non-profits. I have worked as an... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations Technology
My education in accounting and nearly 45 years of practical background in providing technology solutions to the SMB... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Financing / Capital Legal Issues Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Operations Strategy & Planning
I can help you with project management, strategic planning, sales, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, new venture... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Government Regulations & Contracting Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
Vice-President, Engineering, Vice-President, Quality for Raytheon Aircraft Corp., Retired in 1996. Owned printing... Read More >

Frequently Asked Questions

SCORE mentoring is a free service offered to any citizen or permanent resident that owns or wants to start a business. Partnering with you one-on-one, SCORE mentors support your success through offering experienced advice, consulting on best practices, and educating on small business topics.
SCORE mentors bring years of business experience, many of them successful small business owners themselves. Mentors volunteer through SCORE to help other entrepreneurs like you, by sharing their real-world experience and bona fide knowledge in running successful small businesses. SCORE mentors also provide practical tools and resources to make some owner tasks easier.
SCORE mentors will not make decisions for you or complete important ownership tasks on your behalf. They also cannot provide tax or legal advice. However, SCORE mentors can provide clear guidance on what your options are so you can confidently make decisions and take positive action toward your own success.
SCORE mentoring sessions are collaborative meetings between the small business owner and the SCORE mentor. During these sessions, you can share your business goals, progress, challenges and questions. SCORE mentors will offer advice, resources, and insights so you gain clarity on your next best steps.
A SCORE mentoring relationship lasts as long as you need it. That can mean it is a few meaningful sessions to achieve a specific goal or overcome a particular challenge. Or, it can be a SCORE mentoring relationship lasts for years, when you always have a trusted advisor for the life of your small business.

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