The SCORE Foundation Announces Creation of National Advisory Board Three New York Business Leaders Selected as Members

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Jerry L Jones

<p> An entrepreneur at heart, he has over 35 years sales and product development experience in both consumer product goods and business to business products and services, with specific expertise in importing and exporting.&nbsp; Over the years Jerry has owned a number of small businesses&nbsp;and is currently owner of many innovative product patents through his own company&nbsp;Shredderplus, LLC and is sales vice president for Columbus Bench Advertising, an outdoor advertising company.&nbsp; He counsels SCORE clients in the areas of business strategy &amp; planning, manufacturing &amp; product development and sales and marketing.&nbsp; He is in high demand given his experience in international trade and imports, sales and retail and wholesale trade. Clients say Jerry, &ldquo;<em>far exceeded expectations in terms of responsiveness/availability, time spent with me, and value/actionability&nbsp;of opinions shared.&rdquo;</em>&nbsp;And&nbsp;<em>&ldquo;his advice is easy to understand and focused on the issues that were directly affecting my business.&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</em>As an entrepreneur himself, Jerry enjoys giving back through his SCORE Counseling.&nbsp; He says he joined SCORE,&nbsp;<em>&ldquo;because I started many small businesses and didn&#39;t ask for the help that Score provides. I felt that I could help people make&nbsp;fewer mistakes than I did.&rdquo;</em></p>


<p> Have been a SCORE Mentor since 1992 and have helped clients to start or grow a small business. Started as Electrical Engineer, progressed to manufacturing, manufacturing and engineering management, then to general management including responsibilities for sales, marketing, manufacturing, financial performance. Began career with a small company and ended it with a multi- national. Have worked in Canada, Mexico and the US. As a SCORE Mentor I have helped clients planning to start small businesses such as Food Services, dry cleaning and laundry services, Nursing and Residential Care, Administration of Human Resource Programs, Electronic and Miscellaneous Manufacturing, Museums, Social Assistance etc. Also assisted clients on business plans, budgets, financial planning, funding, patents and copyrights, marketing and management.</p> <p> Was honored with a Platinum Leadership Award in April 2014 by SCORE.</p>

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