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A Partnership Focused on Making You More Successful

SCORE Port Charlotte mentors are experienced business professionals who volunteer their time to help others start and grow their own businesses. Get paired with your SCORE mentor to start or continue your business journey with expert guidance!

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.

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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Based on my industry background in procurement, supply chain, and manufacturing, I believe I can...

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My expertise is startup business acceleration, including raising investment capital from angels and...

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Mentoring Skills: Business Operations, Business Strategy & Planning, Human Resources & Internal...

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Help aspiring entrepreneurs form and improve new business ideas. Facilitate business discussions...

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I can help improve business performance and capabilities in marketing, strategy and business...

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Ive spent 40 yrs in financial planning for a stock brokerage firm in cleveland , ohio and Ive been...

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Started two businesses from scratch. Main emphasis was on residential maintenance. Experience in...

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I was a psychotherapist for 12 years; I no longer hold a license. I have skills in helping...

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As an entrepreneur, small business developer and owner, and having held numerous management...

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As an entrepreneur for over 20 years I have been successful in every aspect of business start-up and...

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I can help with all aspects of human resources. Hiring the right people, coaching, and team building...

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Work in higher education included admissions, development (alumni affairs, event planning, fund...

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Dave is an idea man who can listen to people’s problems and come up with ideas and solutions. Dave...

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Tom is an idea man who can listen to peoples problems and come up with ideas and solutions. Tom...

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
Beverley was the sweetest woman from the day we met. She found the proper help of a co-mentor to set me up with the tax credentials I needed at that time.
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Colin was introduced to SCORE after drafting a business plan and visiting the Small Business Administration (SBA).
Front Porch Baking Co. Owner with SCORE Mentor
SCORE Success Story: Front Porch Baking
"Working with my mentor provided and continues to provide me with an outsider outlook on my business who can always show me the objectives and be a sounding board to problem solve."
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