Whether you are in the planning stages or are ready to go to the next level, we're here to help you with free mentoring and low-cost training. Volunteers can meet with clients at convenient locations in Southeast Minnesota.
The Southeast Minnesota Chapter of SCORE provides free and confidential one-on-one business Mentoring tailored to meet the needs and objectives of your small business. The chapter also offers Local Workshops for a modest fee, for both start-up and in-business entrepreneurs. Clients have access to dozens of local face-to-face mentors, and hundreds of remote mentors and resources throughout the country.
Contact us to make an appointment for face-to-face mentoring or other questions (start with the "Mentoring" tab above). The volunteer counselors of SCORE are ready and willing to help make a success out of every small business with which they work. Business mentoring is free and you are encouraged to return as many times as needed—the best business bargain available. We will connect you with a mentor who has successfully navigated the world of business.
The Southeast Minnesota SCORE Chapter office is located in Rochester:
In Rochester MN, call (507) 200-0760
c/o Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce
220 South Broadway, Suite 100
Rochester, MN 55904
The Southeast Minnesota Chapter includes the office above as well as a Branch office located in Austin.
Located in Austin MN, call 507-437-4561
c/o Austin Area Chamber of Commerce
329 North Main Street, Suite 102
Austin, MN 55912
Meet the SE Minnesota SCORE Chapter 406 Executive Board 2020 - 2021
Chairman - Mehrdad Shabestari
Vice Chair - Steve Troutman
Vice Chair - Laurie Mangen
Vice Chair - Cheryl Thode
Secretary - Paulette Teigen
Treasurer - Pat Lambert
Chapter Admin - Dean Swanson