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We’re Here to Help You Plan, Grow, and Prosper

SCORE East Central Iowa offers seasoned business professionals who provide you with useful, timely, and realistic guidance at no cost. Browse mentor profiles to find your ideal expert or ask a question and let us pair you with the right expert. We’re here to help you succeed

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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:

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

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I recently lost my husband and have time to fill.

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When I was growing my businesses for over 28 years I actually attended SCORE seminars and had a...

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Having started and run 3 businesses I have experienced all aspects of starting and managing a...

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My wife and I have recently relocated to Cedar Rapids from the UK, where I had lived for 18 years. I...

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Time for me to find some new volunteer/charitable causes - I recall my pal, Frank Torrens, used to...

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I have been a business owner for 25 years. Started 3 businesses and have a key partner in other...

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My background is in business lending & finance. I have some home-based business experience along...

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By sharing the lessons learned during my career. I worked for a number of smaller businesses where...

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Worked for a public accounting firm for 42 years as a CPA, mostly in the taxation area.

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Currently General Manager and SVP of KZIA. Previously Director of Sales and Senior Sales Person...

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I am a retired SBA loan specialist. While at SBA, I processed and liquidated SBA guaranteed loans. I...

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I can help guide your research and planning for your business dream. My experience and expertise...

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How I can help you is to pass along all that Ive learned over the years working at the worlds...

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Having sered as CFO and Secretary to the Board of Directors for 10 years with a small software...

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My main way to help you is through operations, efficiency, quality control, and financial measures....

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Grocery Retail 22 years Financial Services 18 years

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I can help you start and grow a business, assist in financially analyzing the business and business...

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Functional work experience in production, distribution, and supply chain management; international...

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Human Resources -- Staffing, Training, Compensation; Conflict resolution especially involving ADR...

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I can help clients understand the basics of what they need to know about having a web presence for...

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Commercial Lender for 20 years. SCORE mentor since 2008. Worked with wide variety of small...

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Frugal entrepreneur with over 48 years of business experience starting as a paperboy at age 14.

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I owned my own CPA practice for thirteen years and then had the experience of merging my practice...

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.

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