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A Partnership Focused on Making You More Successful

SCORE Traverse City mentors deliver valuable and practical advice. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, our business experts will meet by phone, email, or virtual meeting to help you and your business achieve new goals.

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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.

5 Simple Steps to SCORE Mentoring:


Identify your small business needs and desired support.


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


Schedule a mentoring session with your assigned SCORE mentor

Set Goals

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


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

Client Testimonial

"SCORE helped us with our business plan and developing financial projections. That business plan helped us secure financing to build our Tasting Room as well as apply for grants. We were awarded a federal grant through the USDA!"

- Rove Estate Vineyard & Winery

Our Mentors

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I've recently sold the business I was acting as EVP/CFO for and would like to work with local...

To share knowledge that I have acquired over the years to assist other to improve their business...

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As someone who has launched and managed marketing operations in a variety of businesses ranging from...

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As a seasoned executive in both small start-ups and large company divisions I can help clients...

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I am new to the Traverse City area and I am looking for a way to give back and become more...

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Sustainable, healthy mall businesses are essential create most of the new jobs in our local economy...

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I practiced patent, trademark, and copyright law for over 30 years and was an electrical engineer...

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As an attorney specializing in taxation, CPA, CFP, and business owner, I help provide expertise to...

I can help improve your business performance in sales, marketing, operations finance.

I can help you write your business plan, marketing plan or budget, find professional services in...

I have had a successful career working in Fortune 500 companies and most recently building and...

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To provide assistance to fledgling and experienced business owners utilizing my 30+ years of banking...

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I can help small businesses get started, create business plans and improve performance. As a former...

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I help entrepreneurs make more money, spend less time doing it, and have A LOT more fun in the...

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I will help SCORE clients start and/or improve their businesses with my experience in developing a...

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As someone who has launched and managed new start up companies in a variety of businesses ranging...

Assist local entrepreneurs transition their ideas into profitable enterprises; bring order to the...

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Guide them in the process of their planning, assist business owners in their goals by listening and...

I love to coach entrepreneurs through the startup phase of a business, insuring that all the bases...

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I assist businesses looking for help with marketing, business planning and finance. As a former...

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After retiring from GM (2016), I am looking for something productive to do with my time and...

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As a marketing professional with over 30 years experience in marketing, branding, communications and...

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I can help clients with technology and software problems and how to use these and the Internet to...

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
Discover how SCORE empowered Keisha Finnie to turn her passion for art into a thriving business. Balancing creativity and entrepreneurship with guidance.
Colin Fukunaga in front of his food truck: Fukuburger
Discover the inspiring journey of restaurateur Colin Fukunaga, who transformed the dining experience in Las Vegas with Fukuburger. Find out how SCORE advisors helped him turn his passion into a thriving business.
Front Porch Baking Co. Owner with SCORE Mentor
SCORE Success Story: Front Porch Baking
Discover how SCORE empowered Kristen Richards to turn her passion for baking into a thriving local business, Front Porch Baking Co., in Millersville, PA. Learn how mentorship and determination led to her sweet success story.
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