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Get Free Expert Help from SCORE Asheville to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

SCORE Asheville offers free, confidential small business mentoring for startup and existing businesses in the Asheville Area and the High Country. Browse the options below or get paired with your expert mentor today!

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5 Simple Steps to SCORE Mentoring:


Identify your small business needs and desired support.


Request a SCORE Mentor as your advisor to small business success.


Schedule a mentoring session with your assigned SCORE mentor

Set Goals

Set goals for your small business with guidance from your SCORE mentor.


Work with your SCORE mentor through the life of your business.

Our Mentors

Headshot of Deanna Lynch

I have been a bookkeeper for many kinds of small businesses since 2009. I have worked with attorneys...

Headshot of Laura Wagenknecht

I have always enjoyed developing people and organizations, particularly small and minority...

Headshot of Elizabeth L Pou

As a former attorney, HR executive and business consultant, I can help clients with business and...

Headshot of Ashley C. Swanger

Thank you for taking time to check out my profile. Genuine, sincere, humble, empathetic, insightful...

Headshot of Michael Truffa

While my background is very diverse, the unifying themes are talent, technology and transformation...

Headshot of Thomas Mock

18 years in technology marketing for a $2.5B telecom equipment manufacturer. Also have 18 years...

Headshot of Jeremy M Lerner

Entrepreneur with hands on experience with intellectual property issues, including copyright...

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Graduated from Eastern Michigan University with. BS in Healrh Administrarion and Organizarional...

Headshot of Dwayne Odvody

I can assist businesses seeking to expand their client base through bidding on and contracting with...

Headshot of Sherrye Coggiola

Background in Marketing and Advertising, decade co-owner of full service restaurant in Asheville NC...

Headshot of Bob Bond

A broad-based senior sales, trade marketing, and distribution manager in the highly competitive soft...

Headshot of Bob Ganz

Expert in Business Plan Development, Development of Financials, Financial analysis, Buy/Sell/Joint...

Headshot of Barry Shoor

By listening and advising

Headshot of Edward Dorf

Eddie is an entrepreneur with over 40 years experience in manufacturing, production and importing...

Headshot of Brent Russell

I have been fortunate to enjoy a management and operations career with some of the finest...

Headshot of Shawn Lex Slome

As a small business entrepreneur that has successfully shepherded independent retail and wholesale...

Headshot of William L Widman

I was a banker for 26 years and worked closely especially on the lending side with all sorts of...

Headshot of Elizabeth Burr

I have 30 years of coaching, mentoring and business operations experience to effectively help you...

Headshot of Julie Snyder

general counseling, business model canvas, international trade

Headshot of Marc Czarnecki

Google Meet video conference with Marc for mentoring on small business tech education topics that...

Headshot of Richard Crosson

I can help you to improve the budgeting, accounting, sales and marketing operations of your business...

Headshot of Angel Moreno

I volunteered when I lived in the Orlando area, and loved doing the work. Now that I am in the...

Headshot of Michael Wrenn

I can help clients value, buy, sell, form a joint venture for, form a partnership for, or finance a...

Headshot of Bernard Filipiak

Financial manager/accountant/analyst with MBA/CPA credentials and over 30 years of varied experience...

Entrepreneurs Succeed with SCORE Mentors

What is better than one very passionate, forward-thinking entrepreneur working to make a business highly successful? How about two very passionate, forward-thinking entrepreneurs working on your business ownership goals? That is what SCORE offers to all small business owners: mentors who work alongside entrepreneurs to realize their small business ownership dreams.

See how SCORE mentors have made a difference for other small business owners like you.

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