Robert Bailey Elected SCORE Association Board of Directors
Washington, D.C.─Robert Bailey, of Carmel, Indiana, has been elected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for the SCORE Association “Counselors to America’s Small Business.” In this role, Bailey will be responsible for guiding the national, nonprofit’s strategic direction in support of America’s small businesses. He begins his term on October 1, 2002.
Bailey retired from Lilly Industries, as the senior vice-president of marketing and technology, in 1994. During his career with Lilly, he held many positions including vice-president and general manager of the Indianapolis plant, general sales manager, vice-president of marketing and corporate development, and vice-president of technology. He also served on the company’s board of directors for 23 years.
SCORE CEO Ken Yancey says, “SCORE is very pleased to have Bob Bailey
serve on this nonprofit association’s Board of Directors. His knowledge of marketing and strategic direction will serve the organization well as SCORE seeks to provide free and confidential business counseling to entrepreneurs nationwide.”
Bailey has been a SCORE volunteer since 1996. During his tenure with SCORE, he served as chapter chair of the Indianapolis SCORE Chapter and cyber counselor. He was largely responsible for modernizing his chapter’s operations. Bailey has also served as the president of Phi Theta Kappa and its foundation, the chairman of the Annual Fund Campaign for the Indianapolis Zoo, and as a Junior Achievement Advisor for over 11 years.
The SCORE Association was formed in 1964. SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide. For information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you. More than 10,500 volunteer members provide individual counseling and business workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. SCORE has assisted more than 4.5 million Americans with small business counseling. Visit SCORE on the Web (www.score.org).