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Bridget Weston is CEO of SCORE, a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration, which provides free mentoring and education to current and aspiring small business owners through its network of 10,000 volunteers. Since its founding in 1964, SCORE has helped 11 M entrepreneurs start, grow or exit their businesses.

A respected thought leader in the small business landscape, Bridget has served as a small business expert in Congressional hearings and is regularly featured in the media, including CNN, MSNBC and Bloomberg Business. A Philadelphia native, she holds a Bachelor of Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Temple University.

Bridget joined SCORE in 2010 in a field marketing role and gained a firsthand understanding of all facets of SCORE operations through work in marketing, change management, technology and strategic planning.

Today, Bridget resides in Falls Church, VA, and loves her role as mom to her son Alex, especially cheering him on at his various sporting events.

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