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Get Free Expert Help from SCORE Quad Cities to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

No matter where you are on your entrepreneurial journey, our SCORE mentors are ready to assist. SCORE Quad Cities mentors are highly successful and seasoned business professionals with the experience and knowledge to help you achieve your small business goals. 

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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

Headshot of Christine M Kruse

I have retired early and would like to contribute to my community and watch creative people be...

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I have been an entrepreneur for 40 years and am leaving my business. I’ve worked my entire life and...

Headshot of George B Rivard

I can help you in the quality and program management areas, especially as they relate to government...

Headshot of Dillon W Franks

I can help you learn how to verify business concepts, improve your customer development, and create...

I can help those considering business decide whether that life is a fit for them and whether their...

Headshot of Ken Vandersnick

I have experience with starting a new business as well as purchasing existing businesses. I can...

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Creating Exclusive Content and Strategy for marketing in digital space for a two decades, Rupal has...

Headshot of Tom N Trone

I can help you to identify and capture business opportunities in untapped markets as well as help...

Headshot of Joel Wright

I'm Joel, a senior-level executive with experience leading organizations as well as...

Headshot of Adam Vucic

I am from the Northwestern Suburb of Chicago called Algonquin. I am a single father of one son...

Headshot of Jerry D. Johnson

I can help you along the path for starting a new business or addressing issues you might be having...

Headshot of Shari D Nolen

I can help you in starting a new retail business or obtaining a government contract. I have...

I can help educate business owners with their financial goals

Headshot of Elizabeth A Dunn

I want to help our community by helping small businesses be successful. Our community is successful...

Headshot of Robert Lee

I have been a college administrator, provide community relations for a wealth management company...

Headshot of Cheryl M Boerjan

I am a retired Supply Chain Director with over 30 years of manufacturing, supply planning, and...

Headshot of JR Howell

I can help you evaluate business models as well as help with Intellectual Property considerations or...

Headshot of Robert Hurlburt

I can help you with several aspects of small business management including business planning...

Headshot of Karen M Rathje

formerly an accountant in the construction, property management, land development arena. Currently...

Headshot of Elyce V Billany

I have been a small business owner and I now work for an organization (Fortress Bank) whose mission...

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.
Colin Fukunaga in front of his food truck: Fukuburger
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."
1165 Herndon Parkway, Suite 100
Herndon, VA 20170
(309) 797-0082

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