Restaurants and Hospitality

Tyler Ryan Moffatt

Tyler Ryan Moffatt

Current City: Boone, NC
Chapter: Asheville SCORE

• Moffatt & Moffatt, PLLC – Boone, North Carolina – September 2010 to Present-Attorney-Member • Kathryn S. Drake, Attorney at Law – Wake Forest, North Carolina – January 2009 through April 2010-Law Clerk • Michael K. Perry, Attorney at Law – Wake Forest, North Carolina – January 2010 through April 2010-Law Clerk • Malcolm E. Harris, Attorney at Law – Wake Forest, North Carolina – May 2009 through April 2010-Law Clerk



&bull; Juris Doctorate &ndash; Elon University School of Law &ndash; May 2010 &bull; Bachelors of Science &ndash; Major in Political Science &ndash; North Carolina State University &ndash; December 2006</p>

Don Robert Vehlhaber Jr.

Don Robert Vehlhaber Jr.

Current City: Fort Collins, CO
Chapter: Cheyenne SCORE

Seasoned executive at Vice President, Senior Vice President, Executive Vice President and CEO and COO levels(14 years) and professional consultant (34 years) in all areas of business (Manufacturing, Distribution, and Retailing) associated with consumer package goods. Serviced over 200 clients on 3 continents with Business Policy, Strategy, Marketing and Sales, Operations, Finance and Accounting, Distribution and Logistics, Store Operations, Technology (fluent in RFID and bar coding) and Change Implementation and Management. Clients include: small startups to largest trading company in the world.  Frequent speaker at industry events, author of several articles, trusted interview and comment source for a number of industry periodicals and contributing author of the Supply Chain Handbook.  Known in industry circles for thought leadership and implementation of significant business improvements.  Father of Demand Chain concept and account principal on landmark study of all machine readable technologies for the UCC and Volunteer Inter-industry Communication Standards.  Started own consulting business and operated on two continents for over 15 years. 



BBA - Management, minor in Industrial Engineering, University of North Florida 1975. &nbsp;Completed 2/3 of Masters Program before family and work pressures required interruption. &nbsp;Numerous classes from International Institute of Engineers, American Management Association, Council of Logistics Management. &nbsp;Many seminars, trade conventions and discussions with key industry professionals from all facets of consumer products industry.</p>

Linked Cause, LLC

Problem: Hunger is a problem that has been addressed in many different ways including local, regional, national, and worldwide initiatives. But, despite our best efforts, it continues to be an ever-expanding problem that is looking for unique and innovative solutions.

Challenge: To discover and implement ways to provide for those in need.

Solution:  Three approaches…by:     

  • Fighting hunger around the world;
  • Providing marketing opportunities for participating restaurants; and,
  • Helping food shelves and other providers raise funds and awareness for their causes. 
David Woodbury
My Successes

Projects: In the first full year of operation, eatiply™ donated over 300,000 meals to charity by working with restaurants in Minnesota, Arkansas, and Washington.

The Future: Woodbury’s goal is to expand to all 50 states and to have at least 50 participating restaurants in each state. He is seeking an initial round of financing to expedite growth and to greatly increase the number of meals that can be donated to charity partners.  Also, Mr. Woodbury plans to launch another related concept called drinkiply™ which will work on the same partnership concept as eatiply™ but will provide clean drinking water to people in developing countries.   




What's Great About My Mentor?

“SCORE, and especially Doug Petersen, have been a great resource for the launch and growth of eatiply™. SCORE is a valuable resource for entrepreneurs in all stages of development.” – David Woodbury, Owner.

How SCORE Helped

See the PDF file for this Success Story.

Mary Willenborg

Management and business development executive specializing in strategic planning, operations, sales, marketing, process improvement and training in non-manufacturing industries. A twice-successful entrepreneur herself, Mary understands small business needs. She has specific expertise with nonprofits, fundraising, hospitality, parking, management consulting, and start-ups.

Mary is currently VP for NonProfit Partnerships at Go Buy Local, a technology and social entrepreneurial start-up venture. She previously served for 4+ years as EVP of Operations & Business Development for Parking Solutions Inc., 13 years at Entrepreneurial Solutions (her own management consulting business) and 5 years as the start-up District Manager for Market Day.  



Master in Public Administration

BA in Anthropology


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About the Author

            This column is brought to you by the Merrimack Valley Chapter of SCORE, with nearly 70 current and former business executives available to provide free, confidential, one-on-one business mentoring and training workshops for area businesses. Call 603-666-7561 or visit for information on mentoring, upcoming workshops and volunteer opportunities. SCORE is a national, non-profit organization and a resource partner of the U. S. Small Business Administration.

Workshop Poster Spring 2014 Low Resolution

Workshop Poster Spring 2014 High Resolution

El Borrego

El Borrego started in a driveway with one customer, but quickly grew with people traveling hours for the "El Borrego", which translates to the lamb. They started with a quarter of a pound of meat and in just 3 months they were going through 600 pounds of meat in one weekend. Soon, they needed a restaurant and went to SCORE to help them get started.

Rodnia Navarro
My Location
4280 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego CA 92105
United States
My Successes

El Borrego has grown from a small local operation to a large restaurant, catering and may soon be at your local grocer. They continue to grow and offer healthy options for the community from barbacoa to birra, beef or goat stew to home-made pozole, quesadillas and pancita. El Borrego has been in business for nearly 15 years and has been featured in the San Diego Reader, City Beat, and Union Tribune and on NBC and ABC. El Borrego is located at 4280 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92105. They offer on-site dining and catering.

How SCORE Helped

SCORE mentor, Elias Sheinberg helped Rodnia Navarro and her mother, Rosario Sotelo create a formal business plan to start their business as an authentic Mexican restaurant. He assisted them in finding the right immigration lawyer, real estate layer, business accountant, business bank account and even their restaurant location. Mr. Sheinberg's contacts with a remodeling business helped Ms. Navarro remodel the restaurant location at a very low-cost. Mr. Sheinberg gave advice along the way and assisted the business during the recession.

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