Jan Ekonomy, Certified SCORE
Jan offers expertise in creating business plans for new and existing businesses, developing and executing marketing strategies in traditional and digital mediums, and cultivating sustainable customer relationships that create lifetime value for your business. Click below to hear more from Jan.
Gaby Romero, Certified SCORE Mentor
Gaby can help clients in the area of marketing communications as well as digital/social media marketing. Click below to meet Gaby.
Steve Ruel, Certified Mentor, SCORE Fort Worth
Steve Ruel, long-time SCORE Fort Worth Certified Mentor, offers his advice on how to differentiate your business by answering 3 key questions: 1) Who is your customer? 2) How do we serve them? 3) What is our value? Watch to learn more about his simple - but very effective - approach.
Mark Lenz, Certified SCORE Mentor Profile
Mark offers expertise in Business Finance and Accounting. Hear from Mark in a two part series interview.
Suzan Dick, Certified SCORE Mentor
Suzan offers expertise in Human Resources and Employee Development. Check out this video where she discusses her experience as a mentor as well as the client.
Nabil Saad, Certified SCORE Mentor
Nabil Saad has been a Certified SCORE Mentor for nearly 20 years. In this video, he and Gaby Romero discuss Nabil's expectations for a business surge in 2021 after the pandemic slows. This video is a little longer than some of our others, but is definitely worth your time as Nabil shares his experience and recommendations that every business can leverage!
Suzan Dick, Certified SCORE Mentor - Recruiting Post Pandemic
SCORE Mentor Fort Worth welcomes Suzan Dick to the channel as an ongoing contributor beginning immediately. She will provide useful tips and comment on hot topics in human resources. This month Suzan tackles the hottest topics of all as our economy begins to exit the pandemic…recruiting.
BOB of DFW
BoB of DFW is all about Black Owned Businesses in the DFW area. Passionate founders Marih Gresham and Brittany Roberts explained their concept and operation with our own Gaby Romero recently.
Lisa Freeny was a stay-at-home mom who met the challenge of a child with ADHD by removing sugar, food dyes, and additives from the family diet. Fifteen years later, her recipe for tasty lemonade that could meet her son's needs while also delighting her family and friends was the impetus for her business, Lisa's Lemonade.
Hey Miss Ellie Virtual Assistant
Ellie Hall, the owner of Hey Miss Ellie Virtual Assistant, is a 2020 graduate of the SCORE Mentors Fort Worth Business Academy. In this video, she talks about her experience and how it lead her to change her entire business model. Her revenue projections are now several multiples of her original pro forma model!
Kraken Motorsport Fort Worth
Kraken Motor Sports founders Alicia and Shawn Rizzo will improve the performance of your Toyota auto, from better gas mileage to race-ready. But the secret to their success over the last year and a half has been to make the customer experience truly unique. Watch to learn how.
Funky Picnic Interview
Funky Picnic is a family-friendly brewpub in Fort Worth. Learn more about how this business adapted to extraordinarily fast changes during COVID-19 to remain open and successful.
Anette Landeros, President and CEO Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Listen to an interview with Anette Landeros, President/CEO of the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as to how SCORE Fort Worth helps support the Hispanic Chamber to build small businesses in the Fort Worth area.
Lourdes Ramboa, Chair Business Entrepreneurship & Small Business
Hear from Lourdes Ramboa, Chair, Business, Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management at Tarrant County College District on working with SCORE Fort Worth.
SCORE Fort Worth Interview with Colleyville Assistant City Manager Adrienne Lothery
Our own Gaby Romero, a certified SCORE mentor, interviewed Adrienne Lothery, Assistant City Manager for the City of Colleyville, about the new Colleyville Business Center.
Partner Interview - Elsie Collins SBA DFW
Elsie Collins, Deputy District Director of the DFW District of the Small Business Administration, is a master of all the things the SBA does for local small businesses.
Partner Spotlight Tammy Cancela From The Marketing & Management Connection and Meerkat Mob
Gaby and Tammy chat about women in the workplace from the 1960s to today and the critical role of mentoring as the fastest path from the first job to senior executive or business owner.
Partner Spotlight Sara Waskow FranNet - Services
If you have ever considered franchise ownership, do yourself a favor and view this short video to learn the many benefits of working with SCORE Mentors' partner FranNet. Sara Waskow, our local Fort Worth FranNet representative reviews the broad range of services FranNet provides to clients 100% FREE because they are paid by the franchise companies. Check it out!
Partner Spotlight Sparkyard
Sparkyard acts as a hub to connect small business owners to dozens of free and low-cost resources in the Fort Worth area. This video explains Sparkyard's model and how business owners can access the resources, one of which is SCORE Mentors Fort Worth!
There are many grant programs available to small businesses, depending on a variety of qualifying factors. — Getty Images/Deagreez
Times are tough for small business, but help is available, from both the government—federal, state or local— and the private sector. It may be in the form of a grant, a loan or a leg up competing in a difficult business environment. Here’s a breakdown to help you sort through what’s available.
Federal Stimulus Aid
Businesses of all sizes have been negatively impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Some are just getting started, while others have had to