SCORE Names Devin Jopp Ed.D. Chief Operating Officer

Washington, D.C.SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" appoints Dr. Devin Jopp to the position of chief operating officer (COO) at the SCORE Association office in Herndon, Va. His responsibilities include managing daily operations, overseeing technology integration and managing the national network of SCORE offices and services.

 

Dr. Jopp joined SCORE in August 2005 as chief technology officer. In this position, he provided leadership in developing a technology strategy for SCORE and deploying Web technology to enhance the organization’s functions and data reporting solutions. Before joining SCORE, Dr. Jopp served as chief administrative officer with the Utilization Review Accreditation Committee (URAC).

 

Prior to that, he was chief operating officer of business programs and chief information officer for the Health Insurance Association of America. He is a former vice-chair of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Technology Section and a member of the Academy of Management.

 

Devin brings an extensive technology and business systems background to SCORE,” says SCORE CEO Ken Yancey. “Devin’s expertise will help SCORE modernize operations, expand technological capabilities and build support systems to help volunteers and staffers expand SCORE’s service to America’s entrepreneurs.

 

A native of Greensboro, Md., Dr. Jopp recently earned his Doctorate of Education in human resource development from George Washington University’s Executive Leadership Program. He also has a Masters of Science in computer and information sciences from Hood College, and a Bachelor of Arts in computer information systems from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.

 

Since 1964, SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” has assisted more than 7.5 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. Or, visit SCORE on the Web at www.score.org.