Robert St. Angelo Elected Secretary of SCORE Board
Washington, DC—Robert St. Angelo of Barnegat, N.J., begins a two-year term as Secretary for SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business.” St. Angelo will help lead SCORE’s mission of service to help hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs each year in starting, managing and growing their businesses through a national network of more than 10,500 volunteer mentors. His term as secretary begins October 1.
St. Angelo retired in 1993 after a 39-year career with Merrill Lynch, where he held a variety of positions that focused on sales and marketing, operations and international business. At the time of his retirement, he was a Senior Regional Sales and Marketing Representative of the Global Services division.
As a youth, St. Angelo helped his family operate a successful luncheonette on Long Island, N.Y. Before joining Merrill Lynch, he served in the U.S. Air Force as manager of aircraft supplies for the Aircraft Repair Depot at Burtonwood in the United Kingdom. He is an active volunteer counselor and leader at Ocean County SCORE in Toms River, N.J. St. Angelo joined SCORE in 1995 and later served as district director overseeing all SCORE offices in New Jersey.
SCORE Board Chair Doug Kindred says, “Bob St. Angelo is a sales leader and international executive with a lifelong belief in small business—from his early years working in his family's business.” Kindred adds, “Bob has contributed as a SCORE counselor, local and regional leader, and now in his role as secretary of the SCORE Board. He is a national leader and advocate for America's small businesses.”
SCORE counseling is confidential and offered to entrepreneurs at no charge. The volunteers who offer their business expertise are working and retired small business owners and corporate executives. Workshops covering small business issues are organized by local offices, which charge a small fee for the training sessions. SCORE also offers nearly 40 online workshops for free at www.score.org.
Since 1964, SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” has helped more than 8 million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners through counseling and business workshops. More than 10,500 volunteer business counselors in 389 chapters serve their communities through entrepreneur education dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses.