SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” Honors Sue Hartman of Rochester, NY, with Its Highest Volunteer Award

Washington, D.C.—SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” presents the Walter H. Channing Award of Excellence to Past SCORE Board Director Sue Hartman of Rochester, N.Y. Sue receives the Channing Award for her volunteer service and leadership, strategic direction and ongoing philanthropic support of SCORE.

The Walter H. Channing Award recognizes individual volunteers for their outstanding service to SCORE. Hartman will be given the award at the SCORE National Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas, on August 21.

Sue is an advocate for the value of small business and entrepreneurship in America. She is a former Eastman Kodak executive with more than 25 years of diversified experience in research, product development, manufacturing management, marketing and international business development. She is founder and president of The Hartman Group in Rochester, N.Y., a strategic management consulting firm that is dedicated to helping its clients—from entrepreneurial start-ups to multi-national manufacturing firms—achieve more than they can possibly imagine.

Sue is a past SCORE board director and former director of The SCORE Foundation, which supports SCORE by raising funds and managing resources for the benefit of SCORE volunteers and clients. She recently provided a generous donation to underwrite the new SCORE Women’s Web Site at                                        

SCORE CEO Ken Yancey says, “Sue Hartman’s visionary leadership and volunteer activities offer a shining example of the spirit of entrepreneurship and SCORE.” Yancey adds, “Sue is a strong supporter of SCORE’s legacy of community service, and she has helped SCORE provide more mentoring and resources to help women entrepreneurs achieve business success.”

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.

For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you. Visit SCORE on the Web at or