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

Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, our business experts will help you and your business open new markets, reach new customers, and achieve new goals. Find your mentor today!

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:

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 can help my clients by using my over 30 years of experience in corporate America where I was...

I have extensive experience and a keen interest in small businesses, as well as a high energy level...

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Recently retired and moved to the Charleston, SC area and looking for opportunities to volunteer.

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Currently operate two businesses. An art business, selling artwork to customers located in the...

I understand how difficult it is when we need help to solve something that is consuming our days and...

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I'm currently work for a small business lender as a loan underwriter. Additionally, I have...

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I have some great tips and suggestions for all business owners trying to get started and stay up on...

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I was volunteer earlier with Score. have my own consulting business, Business Plan, Cash flow...

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I have a foodservice operations and distribution background and would like to help local businesses...

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I am retired and interested in giving back and passing along some of the knowledge I gained while...

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I have an interest in helping entrepreneurs or existing businesses with creating and/or executing on...

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My professional experience as a CPA (now retired) and specializing in tax, I feel would be a benefit...

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Use my business background and experience to help small business be successful. My talents are...

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I want to become a volunteer because helping people in business is something that I am very...

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I have lived in the Philadelphia area and have done this with lots of companies through my...

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My why is to empower individuals to reach their full potential. To fulfill this why, I have just...

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As a commercial real estate agent, I could direct others in the process of finding a brick-and...

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I can help improve your business results utilizing consultative sales processes and effective...

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I held a variety of challenging positions in my 30 year business career working in the 3 rd party...

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Marketing professional with 30 years experience in consumer products, with emphasis on imported...

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CEO started Celadon Home Inc, retail home furnishing store based in Mt Pleasant SC 20 years ago...

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30 years + experience in engineering and construction of high tech projects including power plants...

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I have owned and operated an insurance brokerage since 1986 in New York City, moving to Charleston...

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Professional experience with client relationship management, contract renewals, client success using...

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President – Eclipse OTT 2019 – Present. Over-the-top video streaming solutions for business...

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I am a lifelong learner who enjoys helping others with ideas, projects, colloboration and problem...

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Successfully bringing a grand vision to material reality is an iterative learning process that must...

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I can help clients with business strategy, marketing, innovation, product and service development...

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Do you have an idea for a business but do not know where to begin? Is your business established and...

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25 years of ownership experience in residential and commercial real estate. Five years of...

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Business start-up, business plan, strategic planning,, business development, marketing, financing...

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LARRY MIDLA Accomplishments Owner and Manager of Low Country Heat Treat – Started a commercial...

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Forty years in restaurant and hotel operations from waitress to District Manager. Increasing sales...

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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