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Get Free Expert Help from SCORE Central Oregon to Start & Grow Your Small Business.
A Partnership Focused on Making You More Successful

No matter where you are on your entrepreneurial journey, our SCORE mentors are ready to assist. SCORE Central Oregon mentors are highly successful and seasoned business professionals and entrepreneurs with the experience and knowledge to help you achieve your small business

Let us do the matching for you.

Enter your zip code below and fill out the mentoring request form. We will pair you with a mentor and assist you in setting up a free mentoring appointment.

Five Simple Steps to SCORE Mentoring:

Step 1 - Identify your business question

Identify your small business needs and desired support.

Step 2 - Search for a mentor, or let your local chapter pair you with a mentor

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

Step 3 - Submit a mentoring request to share your business question with an expert.

Schedule a mentoring session with your assigned SCORE mentor

Step 4 - Start working on your business goals with help from your mentor.

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

Step 5 - Continue working with your mentor throughout the life of your business.

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

Our Mentors

I have operated, globally, as senior sales, marketing and operations executive 40 years. My passion...

18+ years working in the field of marketing, including running my own experiential & digital...

I believe small businesses are the backbone of America. Small businesses spend locally, pay taxes...

I like to be a helpful member of my community

I have extensive experience working with legacy and digital media sales management and staffs....

I think my experience can be helpful to new and growing companies. I have 30+ years of varied...

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I have owned and sold several businesses over the course of my career. In December of 2021, I sold...

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I have extensive experience in product, brand and digital marketing, working for both large...

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I am a recently retired Chief Marketing Officer who has spent the last 10 years working in a fintech...

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Last year I retired as a district manager of business banking at US Bank after a 37 year career. In...

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I believe that I have the background and experience in agriculture business to provide assistance to...

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I retired from a career with a large, global consumer goods company. I have expertise in business...

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My wife and I have recently retired from Procter and Gamble. We have moved to Bend full time as of...

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I have many years of experience as a business owner and manager and think I could help others with...

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I love to help clients who are thinking of starting a business validate and clarify their ideas...

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Business plans/startup; Marketing/advertising/client recruitment. Franchising. Sales. Web content...

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Commercial Real Estate Broker with Windermere/Central Oregon RE. 15 years in business consulting...

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My mentoring approach is to get to know the person as well as the business they are pursuing so I...

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How to create a plan for success How to hire train the talent to create a winning team Creating...

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I am retired from a career as a design engineer and an engineering project manager. I enjoyed the...

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I bring 40 years of experience to SCORE, primarily in the high-value business services industry. I...

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Small Business retail and manufacturing May Company - Corporate Retail - department manager and...

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This is my sixth year of mentoring for SCORE amd I have worked with over 300 clients. Work hard and...

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I'm here to help you achieve your business goals. After getting to know you and your objectives, I...

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I can assist and guide you in starting up your business or improving business performance. My vast...

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.

Beverly Doody and Keisha Finnie
SCORE Success Story: Keisha Finnie Art
Beverley was the sweetest woman from the day we met. She found the proper help of a co-mentor to set me up with the tax credentials I needed at that time.
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Colin was introduced to SCORE after drafting a business plan and visiting the Small Business Administration (SBA).
Front Porch Baking Co. Owner with SCORE Mentor
SCORE Success Story: Front Porch Baking
"Working with my mentor provided and continues to provide me with an outsider outlook on my business who can always show me the objectives and be a sounding board to problem solve."
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