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We’re Here to Help You Plan, Grow, and Prosper

SCORE San Luis Obispo 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!

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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I love talking to small business owners because we work where “the rubber meets the road.” Since...

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I have experience with Medical Device startups. I have developed biochemical based products for...

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I have volunteered at the Cal Poly Innovation Center and found it very rewarding. I would like to...

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Created and developed a UK contract research laboratory in 1973, built to 180 staff and in 1992...

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Skills acquire via education and work experience include career change counseling, aptitude and...

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I can provide business planning, management, operations, and logistics. My direct experience is in...

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When new or existing business owners have the support of others, they can get closer to their goals...

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Business startups, food service and entertainment, packaged food goods, real estate ownership and...

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I can assist your businesss growth and success by helping you prepare a marketing plan including any...

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3 years with one of the Big CPA firms. 28 years in various accounting positions in the private...

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I can help improve business performance through the development of business plans, better accounting...

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15 years mentoring Score clients. Can help clients with Business Plan, Management & Operations,...

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As I was transitioning from the full time military to military reserve I started and operated a...

Able to assist with Sales and Marketing to grow your business.

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I can help you improve business performance in customer support, finance, operations, mergers and...

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With over 40 years background in engineering, marketing and business management, I can assist with...

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My strengths are in P&L management, sales management and negotiation. I have coached senior...

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I am a sales and marketing professional. I worked at Fortune 500 companies such as Tektronix...

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Extensive work experience with start -ups ranging from 10 to 200 employees and very familiar with...

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Carol has a BS in Electrical Engineering, an MBA and AS degree in Viticulture. She is an expert in...

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I have over 20 years Experience managing programs and organizations. I have been a SCORE mentor for...

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.

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