The SCORE Foundation Announces Election of Officers and New Board Director

Washington, D.C.—The SCORE Foundation has re-elected its officers and elected one new board director for the upcoming year. Returning as board chair is R. Duncan Brown of Rockford, Ill. In addition, Patty DeDominic of Los Angeles was re-elected vice chair; Diane Sisson of Daphne, Ala., returns as secretary; and Ronnie McClure of Double Oak, Texas, was re-elected treasurer. The new member of the board of directors is Anthony Scaramucci of New York City. Their terms began October 1, 2003.

The SCORE Foundation works to support and leverage the work of SCORE by soliciting, investing and managing resources for the benefit of SCORE. The efforts of The SCORE Foundation ensure the continuation of SCORE’s legacy of business counseling and training for American small businesses by supporting SCORE and its corps of volunteers.

R. Duncan Brown was formerly the manager of employee relations at Keystone Steel and Wire Company and a manager of plastics for National Lock during his business career. Brown is a current board director for the SCORE Association, a former SCORE Association Chapter Chair, and serves as regional director of Children’s Fundraising Committee for the Shriner’s Hospital, where his region has consistently been one of the top five for fundraising.

Patty DeDominic is the founder and CEO of PDQ Personnel Services, Inc., one of the largest staffing services based in Los Angeles. DeDominic also serves on the board of directors for the SCORE Association. She has been recognized by Congress for outstanding achievements in business and by labor and business groups as a human resources expert. She is a past national president of NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners) and U.S. representative to the World Association of Women Entrepreneurs.

Diane Sisson has worked for many years as an advocate for small business. The U.S. government has consulted her on how to enhance the economic development of small business. She has also drawn attention to the important part small businesses play in supporting America’s armed forces, and was awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service Medal for those efforts.  Sisson is founder and president of Sisson and Associates, and was honored in 2000 by the U.S. Small Business Administration as the U.S. Women in Business Advocate of the Year.

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Ronnie McClure is a former partner at one of the “Big Eight” accounting firms. He has also worked in education, serving as a member of the faculty at the University of North Texas, where he taught graduate tax accounting. McClure has extensive experience with foundation and nonprofit accounting, and has written extensively about the tax issues faced by nonprofit organizations.

Anthony Scaramucci is a managing director of the private asset management group for the investment firm of Neuberger Berman. He joined Neuberger Berman in 2001, after founding and serving as a partner of Oscar Capital Management. While at Oscar Capital Management, he managed four hedge funds as well as separate accounts with assets totaling over one billion dollars. He was also head of compliance and research.

The SCORE Foundation was formed in 2001. The SCORE Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, public charity dedicated to ensuring a lasting legacy of business counseling and training for successful American small businesses, by supporting the SCORE Association (www.score.org) and its volunteer corps.