Get Free Expert Help to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, Seacoast SCORE mentors deliver valuable, timely, and practical advice at no cost. Below you can browse through mentor profiles to find your ideal expert or fill out the mentoring request form, and we will pair you with the right mentor to help your small business thrive.

Get Free Expert Help to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, Seacoast SCORE mentors deliver valuable, timely, and practical advice at no cost. Below you can browse through mentor profiles to find your ideal expert or fill out the mentoring request form, and we will pair you with the right mentor to help your small business thrive.

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Our Mentors

Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Customer Relations Financing / Capital Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning Technology
I have a wealth of experience running small and large businesses, including growth from small to large, am not ready... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Government Regulations & Contracting Operations
For 30 of the past 40 years, I was self employed and owned and managed several real estate businesses with between 2... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Strategy & Planning
I am a business and marketing executive with 30+ years of experience helping organizations grow. My work as a volunteer... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I would like to give back to our community by helping small business owners thrive. I recently retired as the President... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Other Product Development & Manufacturing
I am a recently (2018) retired professional with large company experience in the consumer goods and pharma/biotech... Read More >
Customer Relations Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Technology
I am a SHRM certified professional with 15 years enterprise software sales... Read More >
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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.

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.