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What is a Mentor?

SCORE mentors are experienced business professionals who volunteer their time to help others start and grow their own businesses. SCORE Greater Seattle offers free, confidential small business mentoring for startup and existing businesses in the Greater Seattle area.

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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:

Identify


Identify your small business needs and desired support.

Request


Request a SCORE Mentor as your advisor to small business success.

Schedule


Schedule a mentoring session with your assigned SCORE mentor

Set Goals


Set goals for your small business with guidance from your SCORE mentor.

Advance


Work with your SCORE mentor through the life of your business.

Our Mentors

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Much of my career has been with Fortune 500 companies and I have also been a small business owner...

General business planning.

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Mentoring Skills: Marketing plans & campaigns, target message development, website optimization...

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Jerry has been a SCORE member since retiring from Boeing in 1991 and has extensive experience in...

I can help you Sales/Marketing, Customer Relations, Pricing, Aerospace, Managing a Business, and...

With an extensive background in several industries as well as a professional coach working with...

Ask me about using digital technologies for operational execution, non-traditional ways of finding...

I can advise you on how to find suppliers in other countries, help with steps in developing and...

I can help you evaluate business service and product concepts to build a Business Model Canvas or...

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My forty years of contracting experience can help you with your business. My business in the greater...

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I recently sold my business and retired after a long career working with sales staff and management...

I can help you create and execute your business plan by evaluating the core business drivers...

To contribute my part through service and transfer of knowledge, skills and live scenarios to...

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Develop market research concepts, target customers, and product development Work on various...

I am willing to help small business thrive during these challenging times. I have more than 15 years...

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I am excited about helping other business owners to start up and run their businesses. My background...

I have 7 years of product management experience in the fintech and travel domains. I also own a...

I am very experience evaluating new business ideas, in early product development (0 to 1), in...

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I believe that a thriving small businesses sector is critical to a region's economy. I've worked at...

My experience is broadly in building a client base from the ground up and creating both internal and...

I have been working with small and medium sized businesses in our community for over 30 years. My...

I can help you get started with your business idea.
I am an experienced technology professional...

I worked in both startup and corporate environments. I have experience in the following industries...

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Starting your own business can be the hardest job you've ever loved! I founded my own consultancy...

I can help companies boost the sales potential of their organization. Sales, Revenue, and Cash are...

I hold a dual degree in Accounting and Finance and possess a strong background as a data & AI...

I can assist in starting a business by providing motivation, helping to choose the right business...

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I can help you understand basics of Retail and manage retail business. I have done my masters in...

I can help you evaluate business ideas, operations, and strategy for - business start up - growth -...

I am passionate about mentoring and supporting individuals reach their ambitions. I am known for...

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As an active senior Score mentor since 2020, I complete over 200 mentoring sessions a year. Most of...

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I can help you in the areas of marketing, strategic planning, and global business development. My...

I utilized SCORE's services as a client for several years until December 2021, during the time I...

Headshot of Paul Taylor

Please contact me if you need help with getting your new business started. In addition I have...

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35-year career in management with large and small CPG companies, US and abroad. Strong background...

Headshot of Anne Krepick

I'm a lawyer with experience helping new businesses get off the ground and existing businesses...

I can help you with the creation of business plans and cash flow forecasts that are essential to...

Headshot of Clay H Sorrick

50 years of service advising medical clients about finances, savings, practice, and taxes allows me...

I can help you in the areas of digital marketing and strategic planning to establish an effective...

I owe the direction and confidence gathered in my professional journey to the empathetic, thoughtful...

As a finance and legal professional I have over 3 decades of experience in helping entrepreneurs and...

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I'm am a retired 40 year Management Consultant and Business Executive. I now give back to the...

Headshot of Steve Grether

SOLD over 100 Businesses in many different industries. Been an entrepreneur since I was a child....

Headshot of Dan Little

I can help in the development of a business plan and improving profitability and operations once the...

I can help them navigate the intricacies of project and program management, particularly in...

As a seasoned entrepreneur, I'm here to fuel your journey to success. With a background in banking...

Headshot of Kay Hirai

I can help business owners and people seriously thinking about starting their own business in the...

Providing some insight on what it is to start a business and some of the joys and pitfalls. Engage...

Headshot of Gabriel Abraham

In a career spanning over 20 years of international experience in the business, technology...

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Hal Brookins - Currently retired and has been a certified volunteer business mentor with SCORE...

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Many years in new business development as a commercial banker, financial advisor and money manager...

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Let me help get your product idea from proof-of-concept to prototype, volume production, and...

Accounting using Xero and QuickBooks, or a manual Excel spreadsheet.
Finance, both in obtaining...

Headshot of David L Lewis

I can provide assistance with business creation, product development and sales growth. I co-founded...

Headshot of Charles Freeman

I have recently retired from a career in Information Technology. I was a university lecturer in...

I love helping people achieve their goals in business. In my 40 year career, mentoring people was a...

Headshot of Shawn M O'Donnell Sr.

I can be helpful in the process of starting a restaurant or bar and other related food service...

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Company goals, values and plans
Initial company set up and structure, general operations, client...

Headshot of Karla L Easton

I had my own business for 35 years. Owners have to wear many different hats every day to keep moving...

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My mission in life and business is to improve business structure to produce positive client outcome...

Headshot of Gene Kahn

I can help you develop marketing and sales plans for your consumer packaged goods business. My...

Headshot of April Anne Matsui

If you are pondering a business launch, I can help in the areas of business start-up and creating a...

I spent 35 years working at the corp offices at Costco in merchandising creating business and...

I can help SCORE clients with Accounting, Bookkeeping, Financial Planning, Budgeting, cash flow...

Food industry focus in Operations, Finance, launching and growing a brand

Assist them with review of business plan
Help them develop pricing and promotional strategies...

As a (retired) attorney, I have worked with individuals and closely held businesses on business...

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I was founder, Architect, and owner of a very profitable 12-person national Accessibility Consulting...

I can help businesses who are looking to research market opportunities for their new or existing...

Headshot of David F Ormerod  MBA

Small Business Mentor for the Eastside Branch of Seattle SCORE, out of the Chamber of Commerce in...

I provide mentoring in multiple areas to help entrepreneurs sharpen and achieve goals for their...

business start up, business operations. Preparing to scale your business. Leadership development...

If you are an existing business, I can assist you with identifying cash flow issues, evaluate your...

Headshot of Kristian Kofoed

I'd like to continue my on-boarding and mentor businesses, particularly those in need of legal...

I'm proficient in managerial accounting, budgeting, and basic finance. I've raised funding, and...

Headshot of Leslie Tripp

I have extensive experience in sales, employee recruiting, sales training and sales management...

Headshot of Frank J Klaus

I can help improve business performance in sales and marketing, strategic planning, operations, and...

I can help you with the following :-

1. Planning to start a business
2. Business Plans
3...

I can help with market analysis, business strategy planning and execution, supply chain management...

I can help you in a very important area, optimizing Product-Market fit - will there be a strong...

Headshot of Pradnya Rhea Bhere

Senior Product Manager and Technology Professional with 10+ years of experience in delivering highly...

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I can help with the business strategy development, product-market fit and pricing strategy. I can...

I can help small businesses and startups in the areas of bookkeeping and accounting in QuickBooks...

As a SCORE Mentor, I can help you evaluate business ideas, develop strategic and tactical plans, and...

Headshot of Tamie Callahan

I'm retired and looking for a way to give back. I have a business degree majoring in marketing and...

Headshot of Chris Reed

A serial entrepreneur who can connect young businesses in the San Juan Islands with the local...

Im always excited to hear business-related stories. My entrepreneurial mindset, problem-solve...

Headshot of Rick Talbot

I am an experienced, retired marketing executive with a background in small businesses. I...

Headshot of Guy Towle

I help SCORE clients in the formation and maintenance of their businesses utilizing my four decades...

Starting a new business can be overwhelming. With the experience based on my many years with SCORE...

I'm an expert in automation software technology, payment processing, point-of-sale, e-commerce, and...

Headshot of Robert Lau

Rob possesses a unique blend of professional management consulting experience as well as hands-on...

Headshot of Henry Burton

I've started and managed four small businesses, two retail businesses, a service businesses, and 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.

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