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Get Free Expert Help from SCORE Des Moines 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 Des Moines mentors are highly successful and seasoned business professionals and entrepreneurs with the experience and knowledge to help you achieve your small business.

Browse Mentor Profiles
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:


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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Controller for a local coop for 6 years. Worked with a variety of companies through my accounting...

I had the opportunity to intern for the entrepreneurial center in college which led to my first job...

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I can help facilitate ideation & brainstorming for new and growing businesses as well as developing...

I will assist SCORE clients by offering strategic insights tailored to their unique business...

Start-up Assistance, Existing business assistance, Financing, Government Contracting, Business Plan...

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Over the past 20 plus years, I have worked in, managed, grown, bought and sold my family business. I...

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I can help businesses improve their sales and marketing functions. With 20+ years in public...

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Experience in different functional areas of both B2B (Business to Business) and B2C (Business to...

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I have management experience in private small businesses and most recently 20 years of banking...

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I am passionate about helping people and will do everything I can to help you. If I don't have the...

I can assist with developing their line of business, business coaching, Human Resources, Recruiting...

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My 40 years of banking and agricultural credit exposed me to many different business situations...

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
Discover how SCORE empowered Keisha Finnie to turn her passion for art into a thriving business. Balancing creativity and entrepreneurship with guidance.
Colin Fukunaga in front of his food truck: Fukuburger
Discover the inspiring journey of restaurateur Colin Fukunaga, who transformed the dining experience in Las Vegas with Fukuburger. Find out how SCORE advisors helped him turn his passion into a thriving business.
Front Porch Baking Co. Owner with SCORE Mentor
SCORE Success Story: Front Porch Baking
Discover how SCORE empowered Kristen Richards to turn her passion for baking into a thriving local business, Front Porch Baking Co., in Millersville, PA. Learn how mentorship and determination led to her sweet success story.
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