SCORE Names John Fuqua Director of Finance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 27, 2011             

Contact Information
Tammy Cason

800-634-0245
media@score.org

Washington, D.C. — SCORE, America’s premier source of free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs, names John Fuqua, of Washington, DC, as director of finance. Fuqua brings over two decades of financial management experience to SCORE.

Previously, Fuqua served as the chief financial officer for the D.C. Children & Youth Investment Trust Corporation, which combined both public and private funds to offer programmatic support for Washington, D.C. youths. Earlier in his career, Fuqua served as the chief financial officer for Savant corporate where he oversaw all aspects of their finances, capital fundraising and M&A activities. 

“John is a proven leader in supporting the financial needs of the organizations he has served,” says SCORE COO Devin Jopp. “His broad background in financial management will be a great asset to SCORE as we move towards our goal of growing one million small businesses in the next five years.”

Fuqua holds a BS degree in Multinational Finance from Florida State University and a MBA degree from George Washington University.

About SCORE
Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 8.5 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE provides small business mentoring and workshops to more than 375,000 new and growing small businesses. More than 13,000 business experts volunteer as mentors in 364 chapters serving local communities with entrepreneur education to help grow 1 million 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 at www.score.org and www.score.org/women. Connect with SCORE at www.facebook.com/SCOREFans, www.twitter.com/SCOREMentors and www.scorecommunity.org.

###

For more information, contact SCORE's public relations manager at 1-800/634-0245 or media@score.org.