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

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

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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.

Five 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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I have extensive experience in finance and accounting as well as manufacturing, operations and sales...

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I am looking to get into business coaching and feel that volunteering will help me with skill...

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Better use digital resources to grow their businesses. Focus their time, energy and money on digital...

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I am a small business owner and would like share what I have learned in my experience. I also coach...

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With over 15 years of experience in Human Resources, a PHR certification, and a passion for startups...

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I am a retired businessman with a broad range of experience in finance. My work experience includes...

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Feel like my years of experience should be able to be help others with similar challenges that I...

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After 25 years as a sales leader and entrepreneur, I am looking for opportunities to share my...

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I am the President of a steel distribution company with sales of over a billion dollars. I have...

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I would like to volunteer to use my business skills to help local businesses or communities. This...

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I would like to use my experience as a CFO for small and medium sized businesses to help...

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Skilled and agile people leader building strong and engaged teams even in times of organizational...

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Stewart Gloyer spent 38 years in the chemical industry working in research, commercial development...

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My career has ben built on Conceiving, Strategically planing and developing Sales and Marketing for...

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Business strategy, planning, brainstorming, estimating, budgeting, technology, IT strategy

I enjoy helping new entrepreneurs in their early stages of business.

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Johns career included time working in the Corporate world and in his own Consultant Business. His...

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I am an experienced former commercial banker with extensive knowledge in commercial lending, cash...

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Strong passion for creating business strategies and executing fully integrated marketing and...

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IT professional with extensive and diverse experience within the automotive industry. Strong...

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Seasoned print professional and Business owner with demonstrated accomplishments in account...

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I can help improve your business planning and operations. I have extensive management consulting...

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Experienced in general management, governance, strategic management, risk management, and...

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Retired from Eastman Kodak in 2000 as Director, Worldwide Manufacturing Quality Assurance. Worked in...

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I have experience in financial planning analysis which can help you understand and improve your...

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My goal is to better position a business for success through marketing, branding, new products and...

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Small in-home business owner with experience in the Education and Energy Industry, and with...

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I can help you plan, start, operate, and grow, your business. Develop your value proposition and...

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I enjoy coaching and mentoring owners and leaders of startups and small businesses, helping them...

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* Provide strategic vision to the organization
* Develop key partner alliances and vendor relations...

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I was an employee and partner of McGuireWoods LLP, a large national and international law firm, from...

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As an entrepreneur, founder and owner of for-profit enterprises and non-profit venues, I have helped...

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My current mentoring focus is helping clients develop exit strategies and in buying / selling a...

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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