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A Partnership Focused on Making You More Successful

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE Central Virginia mentors deliver valuable, and practical advice. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, our business experts will meet by phone, email, or virtual meeting to

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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.

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

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I am retired after a varied career involving many aspects of business and management, including risk...

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I can help new small businesses navigate issues such as budgeting, hiring, licensing and patenting...

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After more than 25 years (and still active) of experience in some big international French groups in...

I am ready, willing, and able to be your partner in the amazing journey to reach your dream! My...

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Mentoring and professional guidance the next step required to accomplish their goals.

Headshot of Cathy Taylor

With my broad background in Human Resources, I'd like to support business leaders with my expertise...

Headshot of Ariel V Bredder

My heart has always been in business and entrepreneurship. I love seeing people succeed at things...

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You have your business idea but you are not quite sure whether you are ready, where to start or how...

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Impact, moving from success to significance, and utilizing my passion through purpose to support the...

Headshot of Michael Matherly

To support new businesses, especially freelancers, and economic growth in my Charlottesville...

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Extensive management experience for manufacturing operations, engineering, all aspects of supply...

Headshot of Donald Jennings

Small Business Startup. Strategic Planning. Project Management. Competitor analysis. Blue ocean...

I have almost 40 years of Service, Operational and Business leadership experience with both large...

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David has helped startup, small business, and non-profit organizations with business plans...

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I would like to share my experience in new business development and start up funding and overall...

I have a history with start up corporations and small franchises and I appreciate the opportunity to...


I am a semi-retired telecom exec with over 35 years of experience in telecom sales, operations...

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With experience in Sales, Sales and Marketing Management, Entrepreneurship, and General Management...

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I help new entrepreneurs develop business ideas and create a plan.

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I have always enjoyed mentoring and supporting small businesses and have many years of consulting...

Headshot of Tom Davis

I acquired a broad set of business experiences while managing manufacturing plants for consumer...

Headshot of David R Corbin

I am a CEO, entrepreneurial leader with in depth experience in consumer products, manufacturing...

Headshot of Steve Cooper

With experience as a Financial Analyst at Larwin Homebuilders and a Purchasing Manager and...

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Headshot of Jennifer J Kirby

I have worked in business development and marketing with a Construction Management firm, I have...

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.

300 Preston Avenue
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 295-6712

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