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Get Free Expert Help from SCORE Mid-Florida to Start & Grow Your Small Business.
A Partnership Focused on Making You More Successful

Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, our business experts will help you and your business open new markets, reach new customers, and achieve new goals. Find your mentor today!

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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:


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

Share my 40 years of banking lending experiences with new and current business owners.

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I believe that I would have something to both contribute to and learn from the experience, and my...

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I have over 25 years of for profit & non-profit business experience.

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Meggie can help you at any stage of growing your business and better position you for success in the...


Mentor in Spanish I help entrepreneurs and business owners to start and grow their own businesses...

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I can help with your overall business strategy and product planning as well as development or...

Having the opportunity to give back to the community and help small businesses succeed, to learn and...

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I am a snowbird in Florida. I am an active volunteer in St Louis MO. We have a group based on the...

I had a successful business for 20 years and have now launched a new business as a Business...

I can help improve business performance in the areas of strategic planning, financial management...

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I can help contribute to the success of your business in the areas of finance, budgets, forecasting...

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Highly skilled and experienced leader in P&L management, budgeting, strategic planning, operations...

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With my 25+ years of international and domestic experience in wholesale sales, buying/planning...

It will be an opportunity to give-back (knowledge transfer) to future business owners

I come from a family of small business owners, so I understand the struggle to execute on one's area...

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Building websites, SEO and marketing are my primary skills. I was a partner in a Marketing...

I’m a retired corporate IP attorney. My specialty is strategizing about how best to create, develop...

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I have been in sales and sales leadership for 20 plus years. I see that many small business owners...

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As a former small business owner, I have experienced all the excitement and challenges facing a new...

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As an established resident of mid-Florida with a strong background in helping SCORE clients develop...

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There is nothing more worthwhile than contributing to the success of others. I truly believe that I...

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Philip W. Winkler formed Government Contracting Specialists, LLC (GCS) in 2011 to assist businesses...

I've done this before as both a volunteer and as a Consultant.

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Franchising expert. Business planning and Financial planning consultant. Expert in Business...

As a long-term resident of Central Florida, with a passion to empower individuals - it is my...

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Senior human resources executive medium sized companies of 3000 employees and international subs...

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I have spent 20 plus years franchise foodservice industry. My roles have varied from Corporate...

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I can help clients evaluate business ideas, problem solve, decision making, business plans, engage...

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Retired bank CFO. Have had numerous volunteer experiences domestically and internationally...

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Interested in "paying back" for the incredible experiences I have been offered in my career.

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To help all Latina entrepreneurs start and grow a small business. I specialize in business planning...

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Having a God given skill to help others improve their lives is a privilege.

I am currently a volunteer with SDBC, and I find many small businesses don't understand the...

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I spent most of my working career as an entrepreneur where I started and sold several successful...

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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