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SCORE Greater Cincinnati
Serving 19 counties in Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, & Southeast Indiana

Our chapter provides free business One on One or Team Counseling for existing and new businesses, free to low-cost business workshops, and free local and national business resources. Get connected with SCORE Greater Cincinnati today!

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SCORE Greater Cincinnati's Client of the Year 2023 will be announced April 18, 2024. All finalists for the award have utilized free mentorship through SCORE to launch, grow or improve their business.

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SCORE Greater Cincinnati Podcast
Episode 17: Mavis Linnemann-Clark “Cooking up a success story"

Mavis Linnemann-Clark loves three things: cooking, a good party, and a challenge. The Owner of The Delish Dish and SCORE Client of the Year Finalist shares how mentorship has seasoned her recipe for success and what’s to come for her catering business. 

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SCORE Greater Cincinnati Podcast
Episode 18: Chris Daily - Setting stylists up for success at Beauty Artistry Academy

Mentorship is a beautiful thing. When SCORE Client of the Year Finalist and Beauty Artistry Academy Founder Chris Daily looks in the mirror, she sees an opportunity to help others succeed. In this episode of My Cincy Small Business Story, Chris is joined by her SCORE Mentor, Tony Aiello, to talk about opportunities and challenges in the beauty school marketplace. 

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SCORE Greater Cincinnati Podcasts
Episode 19: Kip Hatcher – Establishing a Private Practice

Kip Hatcher is minding her own business. When she decided to parlay more three decades of experience as a therapist and substance abuse counselor into a private practice, she knew she needed a business mentor. With SCORE Greater Cincinnati, she gained a team of mentors and has been named 2023 Client of the Year Finalist! In this episode of My Cincy Small Business Story, Kip is joined by one of her SCORE mentors, John Lieberman, to talk about establishing her private practice.  

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Episode 20: Byrd Bergeron The Travel Byrds: a soaring success in an evolving industry

Who is using a travel agency these days? The answer may surprise you. Byrd Bergeron, CEO of The Travel Byrds and "Extreme Vacation Enthusiast," shares how her business model serves an evolving clientele as well as a niche employment market. SCORE Mentor George Cordes joins her in this episode to talk about how he and other volunteers put their business experience to work for Byrd's business. 

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April is National Volunteer Month

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Become a SCORE Mentor

As we celebrate our amazing volunteers this month, it is also an ideal time to think about how you can give back. If you’d like to become a SCORE mentor, we’d love to have you. Learn more about becoming a mentor at SCORE.

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National Small Business Week Virtual Summit April 30 to May 1, 2024

National Small Business Week

Attend the Free Virtual Summit

On April 30 – May 1, 2024, the U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE will host the National Small Business Week Virtual Summit. This event will feature a range of educational webinars, exhibition booths, business resources, networking opportunities, and professional guidance from SCORE mentors.

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SCORE Empowers All Entrepreneurs

We believe that anyone can start and manage a successful small business. We also know that the road is harder for some than for others. Diverse backgrounds, different voices and unique needs may call for specialized resources and mentoring approaches.

SCORE is listening, recognizes these diverse needs, and provides personalized support in a wholly-inclusive platform called SCORE for All. 

Visit SCORE for All
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Impact Your Community

Since 1964, SCORE has educated and mentored more than 11 million small business owners and entrepreneurs. We're looking for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve in a variety of roles — from knowledgeable business mentors to local community advocates. 

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SCORE Greater Cincinnati February 2023 Mentor of the Month

Mary Jane Good 

Mary Jane Good is recognized as volunteer of the month. She has done incredible work for the chapter in 20 years.

SCORE Greater Cincinnati Client of the Year 2022

A Slice of HR | Winner

Colleen Pfaller, CEO/Founder, founded A Slice of HR in 2017, which specializes in outsourced HR and recruiting.

Dawson HVAC | Runner Up

Dawson Heating & Air Conditioning has been around for over 40+ years, and is ran by their COO, Todd Dawson.

Inflate UR Fun | Runner Up

Inflate UR Fun was founded in 2019 and is ran by their owner, Anthony Brown, and grew their business after meeting Bob Leslie.

DL MoneyMatters | Runner Up

DL MoneyMatters is ran by their owner, Diana Louiso and provides professional accounting services to small businesses owners.

Here's What Four of Our Clients Have to Say

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Dee-licious Pound Cakes 

Stephanie Rousseau Shares her business success and working with SCORE.

Annetta Waters |
Eleven 22 Vegan

Annetta was already a successful salon owner. Then she launched Eleven 22 Vegan.

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Sure Point Solutions

Erica has grown a successful business. Today she uses her SCORE Mentor to bounce of ideas and receive advice.

Get a Shift Staffing |
Get A Shift Staffing

Celebrating Black History Month and our client's success. Katrina Brown

Upcoming Events

Discover How SCORE Can Assist With Your Small Business Startup

For over 50 years, SCORE has served as America’s premier source of free, confidential business education and mentoring.

Most of our mentors are experienced business owners and managers. They understand your challenges because they’ve faced them too.

Your SCORE mentor can be both your coach and cheerleader to help you start or grow your business.

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