Schedule a free, private counseling session with a SCORE Mentor

 

Sessions typically last 1 hour and repeat visits are encouraged. In fact, we will continue working with you as long as you would like. How long you want to work with us is totally up to you.

SCORE has been mentoring new and existing businesses for over 40 years and has a network of over 11,000 volunteers who donate their time to help entrepreneurs.

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE mentors deliver valuable, timely, and practical advice. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, our mentors will help you and your business open new markets, reach new customers, and achieve new goals.

These SCORE mentors will help you start and grow your business through free and confidential business advice online and in person. Start now by choosing one of the options below:

Our Mentors

Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations Strategy & Planning Technology
I’m excited about the opportunity to help you start and/or grow your business. I started a software business in 1986... Read More >
Government Regulations & Contracting Human Resources International Trade Legal Issues Strategy & Planning
I want to help small and medium-sized businesses learn how to be compliant with regulatory requirements. I will teach... Read More >
Customer Relations Human Resources Non-Profit Other Strategy & Planning
I am a retired Federal HR executive, business consultant, professor, author, and executive coach with 35+ years of... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Financing / Capital Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Operations Other Strategy & Planning
Start up with new business, both not for profit and for profit. I have experience in retail, healthcare and not for... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Strategy & Planning Technology
I believe the mission of SCORE is crucial in many aspects. Helping small businesses can have an effect on a wide range... Read More >
Government Regulations & Contracting Other Strategy & Planning
To whom much is given, much is expected. I would like to volunteer my skills to help new business owners understand the... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
Past business experiences will allow me to pass on insights on business strategy, sales, operations and growth. Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Strategy & Planning
I created and grew startup businesses as side ventures while I worked for major companies. I also mentored and trained... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance International Trade Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning
Would like to use my experience to help companies in need. Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Other Strategy & Planning
I help companies achieve success through sustainable long-term growth. I specialize in assisting companies in growing... Read More >
Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Strategy & Planning Technology
Business professional with 25+ years experience in a few select areas that I believe are extremely important for the... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning Tax Planning
Share real-world experiences and knowledge in developing small business ideas. Provide practical tools and resources... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning Technology
Offer alternative solutions to difficult problems, good understanding of basic profit and cash flow issues, sales,... Read More >
Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning
Mentoring Skills: Business Strategy... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Strategy & Planning
Mentoring * Leadership * Workshop Instructor * Volunteer Development & Training Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Licensed and professional interior designer, with 30+ years experience in the design field. Professional member of the... Read More >
Operations Technology
Challenges in the IT world are what excites me but "howmayihelpyou" - is the guiding principle that drives every... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations
Industry Expertise Retail Trade Insurance and Healthcare Real Estate, Rental, and Leasing Educational Services Personal... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning Technology
Taking a business idea and bringing it to life can be a heavy lift for many people. I will guide you through the... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning
In my career of 30+ years woring in various capacities in marketing and business management, I worked at a Fortune 250... Read More >
Human Resources Operations
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
Accounting & Cash Flow Human Resources Product Development & Manufacturing Technology
U/F MBA concentrated in Finance and Decision Science. Employed by Elder Options since 1991. This NFP is one of Floridas... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Other
After graduating from business school I began my career with a mortgage banking company as an Assistant Vice President... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations Strategy & Planning
Whether you are looking for support starting your new business or have an existing business that is not performing to... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Government Regulations & Contracting Human Resources Non-Profit Operations
Roy is Chief Executive Officer of Karuka Cultural Consulting, LLC and a military veteran with over 15 years of... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning Technology
Customer Relations Human Resources Operations
I can help you with start up assistance, provide you with a checklist of items to be completed as you set up your new... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Franchising Human Resources Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
Are you looking for pro-bono mentoring through SCORE? I have a 30+ career in Operations for small to large businesses,... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
I can improve your business in the areas of Project Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Process Optimizations and... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Technology
Having spent half my career as an entrepreneur and the other half as a B2B sales professional, I can help your business... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Operations
I can help start-up and ongoing foodservice operations, both restaurant and catering. I have worked in foodservice... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
I have worked and owned a variety of businessess in the banking, energy, manufacturing, areospace and consumer package... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Government Regulations & Contracting Human Resources Operations Other
Although the bulk of my experience has been with Public Research Universities in managing their business operations, I... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning
I can help improve business performance in strategy and planning, product development, operations and with efficient... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Human Resources Operations
Della served as a CEO, COO, and EVP, and on Boards representing industry, communities, and state government. Her work... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations
I can help improve Businesses in the areas of Financial Management, Operations and Business Analysis. As a Financial... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations Other Product Development & Manufacturing
I have over 30 years of experience in business from sales, marketing, sales, supply chain/operations, new business... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Government Regulations & Contracting Operations
I have an aptitude for innovation and creative problem solving. Communicative and personable, an impactful mentor and... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations
Seasoned financial executive with over 40 years experience in the media business. I have worked with both large and... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
I can help start-ups in management, marketing, R D and finance - I also have retail store experience. My career was in... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
Macro Plastics, Inc. Fairfield, CA 2009 - 2013 North American leader in providing large bulk returnable plastic... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Customer Relations Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Strategy & Planning
I have worked for approximately 35 years in corporate management positions; most of which in sales and marketing, and... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
Creatively deploying marketing/sales best practices used by the most successful brands in the world can deliver the... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
BANK OF AMERICA, Jacksonville, FL. (2002 to 2009) Customer Insights Experience: As Customer Insights Executive,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Customer Relations Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning Technology
Background - I have held various sales / marketing management positions as well as general management titles at a... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Technology
DONALD R. REID, MBA, PMP CAREER SUMMARY Proactive Information Technology professional with global experience in... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations
Management, ownership, recruitment and sales EXPERIENCE: 1/1/2013-Present Adminisolve Payroll/... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Operations
I am passionate about helping small businesses become successful. I can help you with your start up questions, creating... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Human Resources Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Technology
I have broad, diverse and current experience in most aspects of starting, running and selling a business. I currently... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
CPA experienced in taxes, accounting, small business start-ups, and non-profits. . Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
In 1984, was elected President of Barnett Brass and Copper Inc. in Jacksonville Fl, which at that time was a regional... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Operations Strategy & Planning
I have been a SCORE volunteer and mentor for 15 years. I have over 30 years general management experience in the oil... Read More >
Non-Profit Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
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Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations
Actuary, business development and management expertise, strategic and business planning, direct and agent marketing.... Read More >

Face-to-Face Mentoring

SCORE offers free business counseling on a regular basis at several locations in the Jacksonville metro area: SCORE offices at the Small Business Administration (SBA) (Baymeadows... Read more

Email Mentoring

Email Mentoring (Counseling) Need a quick answer to a specific question then choose email mentoring. Search for a mentor by keyword, language, location, expertise and/or industry... Read more

Business Coaching

If you have an existing business and want advice from an experienced specialist, Business Coaching is available to you. Read more