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SCORE Central NY
Serving the Greater Central New York area and Northeast PA

SCORE Central NY mentors are highly successful and seasoned business professionals and entrepreneurs with the experience and knowledge to help you achieve your small business goals. Browse resources, take a workshop, or find your business mentor today!

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Shown here are Marty Doto, SCORE CNY Chapter Chair, and Me’Shae Brooks-Rolling, Executive Director of UMEA

Partnership with Upstate Minority Economic Alliance

SCORE CNY is committed to delivering services to all communities throughout the region by working with partners like Upstate Minority Economic Alliance.

Shown here are Marty Doto, SCORE CNY Chapter Chair, and Me’Shae Brooks-Rolling, Executive Director of UMEA. Marty and Me’Shae recently participated in an SBA-sponsored event, “CNY Small Business Equity Roundtable”, along with many regional organizations. The purpose for the event was to collaborate on ways to expand outreach to underserved business communities throughout Central New York.

Volunteers of the Quarter

Kevin Dudash

As a new member this year, Kevin is already making a difference. He contributed his time and talents to our chapter's Enrichment initiative, he has established himself as a dedicated mentor to his clients, and he provides valuable support to help the chapter in multiple ways.

Frank Williams

Frank is a repeat award recipient for his impressive contributions to our mission! Frank maintains an active roster, supporting his small business clients in Central NY and across the country. He helps onboard new volunteers and continues to be our NY SEAP expert. Frank also serves as one of our Utica Branch Leaders.

Lynn Stearns

A long term SCORE volunteer, Lynn supports the Central NY small business community through his personal mentoring and the workshops he develops. He has made countless impressions on his clients over the years. In fact, the individual who submitted this nomination was one of Lynn's clients, and is now a successful entrepreneur and SCORE volunteer!

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with SCORE!

Over the past decade, Hispanic-owned small businesses have made a significant impact, boasting a 34% growth rate and contributing a remarkable $500 billion to the U.S. economy. Yet, amidst this impressive growth, Hispanic business owners face genuine challenges.

But you don't have to navigate these challenges alone. SCORE is here to support you. We've been instrumental in helping countless Hispanic entrepreneurs find success in their small businesses. Just ask Sandra Vazquez, Owner & Operator of SWT Fitness, who said, "SCORE helped me develop the roadmap I needed to secure funding and expand my gym into a prime retail location."

Discover how SCORE has empowered small business owners like Sandra to start and grow their enterprises. Your business could be the next success story we celebrate!

Visit the Hispanic Entrepreneurs Hub
Sandra Vazquez and her team in SWT Fitness
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SCORE for All

We believe that anyone can start and manage a successful small business. We also know that the road is harder for some than for others. Diverse backgrounds, different voices and unique needs may call for specialized resources and mentoring approaches. SCORE is listening, recognizes these diverse needs, and provides personalized support in a wholly-inclusive platform called SCORE for All. 

Visit SCORE for All
SCORE Mentor Fred Engle with clients Jason and Sara Hurst
Impact Your Community

Since 1964, SCORE has educated and mentored more than 11 million small business owners and entrepreneurs. We're looking for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve in a variety of roles — from knowledgeable business mentors to local community advocates. 

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