SCORE Portland, conveniently located in downtown Portland, offers free, confidential small business mentorship and workshops. We have helped hundreds of small business owners in Southern Maine start or grow their business.​ Contact us today!

SCORE, the nation's largest volunteer business mentoring service, is a nonprofit association dedicated to providing mentoring to individuals in business, or to those thinking about starting a business.  Founded in 1964, SCORE is a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Our volunteers are real-world professionals, both actively employed as well as retired, with time-tested knowledge and perspective to help you succeed. 

SCORE offers free mentoring whether you are starting, growing or experiencing problems with you business. If you are interested in meeting with a Certified Mentor, request a meeting online or call us at 207-772-1147.  

SCORE Portland offers business fundamental workshops at no charge. We offer a diverse array of workshops for the new or seasoned business owner, manager or employee.  If you are interested in one of  our small business workshops, check out our regularly updated workshop calendar. 

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer mentor or workshop presenter? Learn more and apply here, or simply email us directly: scoremaine@gmail.com

SCORE 100 Middle St. 2nd Fl., Portland, Maine 04101 

Chapter Officers:   

Jonathan Trumper, SCORE Portland Chapter Chair and Director of Client Services

Bob Theriault, Treasurer

Tom Moore, Secretary 

Joe Michaud, Director of Volunteer Services

Whit Ford, Director of Education

Alexandra Ulrich, Director of Marketing

Jeff Gray, Director of Recruitment

Donna LeBreux, Assistant District Director

Nancy Strojny, Assistant District Director

Stephen Veazey, District Director

 

Staff:   

Kelsey Munksgaard, SCORE Maine Operations Director

Lacy Antonson, Client Service Manager

Our Mentors

Non-Profit
On the verge of retiring, I'd like to continue to support others to achieve their goals. My background is with non-... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you evaluate your business ideas, identify strategic and tactical plans to develop them, and provide you... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you with communication, marketing, strategy, and execution. I have also had the honor of leading a National... Read More >
Buying or Selling a Business
I spent many years in consulting and investment banking, advising businesses and investment funds on attracting private... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can help you with accounting systems and problems. I have a background in working as an accountant in a small... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I have been a Senior Sales Executive for over 25 Years and I can help SCORE clients navigate their sales journey, from... Read More >
Customer Relations
...to share with business owners in need my considerable business and academic background in leadership, management,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
My primary approach is helping clients prioritize actions, create plans and stay on track. I have been helping startups... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
As someone with over 45 years of work and entrepreneurial experience, I bring an understanding of the issues facing... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can assist new and established business owners with the myriad of challenges that exist in business today. I can... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help clients think through their ideas and decide what action is best for them to take to make them a reality.... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you with your start up business or with your established, growing business by introducing you to the many... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can help you brainstorm ideas, develop a business plan, describe your value proposition, forecast your financials,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
My work experience is rooted in early and middle stage startups. I have operational experience in marketing, sales,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Financing / Capital
I look forward to helping you, whether you’re looking to launch or grow your small business or nonprofit. Specialties... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I have been working in Finance since 1967. I was with the Bank of America (and its predecessor for 35 years, and, most... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can help you get the ideas for your business out of your head and into the open so we can work together on the basics... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
As a CPA with over 35 years of experience, I can help SCORE clients with general business strategies, business plans... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can help entrepreneurs identify their business problems and potential solutions, for both new and ongoing businesses... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you take an idea and turn it into reality whether it's a new product or new business. My experience as an... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Working as an independent consultant I have been helping founders build and grow businesses for the past 5 years. Most... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I have an extensive background in the food... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you with product development, strategic planning and marketing, and positioning your company for success.... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help with the following: *Sales Marketing Strategies and Tactics *New Product Development *Creative Services (... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you take your business idea and turn it into a business plan. Our sessions will involve defining your... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
With more than 20 years experience as a SCORE mentor I have developed a significant body of experience enabling me to... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I've been incredibly fortunate to have had mentors and sponsors to help me on my career journey and I want to start... Read More >
Customer Relations
I have considerable experience in organizations of two to 50,000, for and non-profit, working on their business and... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I came to the US 25 years ago from the UK, started my own business 20 years ago and at 65 I am now considering... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I would like to work with entrepreneurs who have an idea or a small business, and a passion for that idea/business, who... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help with business planning / development , operations, strategy, and organizational issues. If you are just... Read More >
Operations
I can help you with initial planning, Business Plan preparation, small business finances. I can help with customer... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help clients with strategy, product development, marketing , manufacturing, and global expansion. My career... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
My background includes more than three decades experience in information and computer systems and large healthcare... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
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Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I have 12 years of food/hospitality experience as well as 20 years of nonprofit management experience. I currently run... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
You may have clear and practical business needs or leap-of-imagination ideas, I can help you identify options and take... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you with business and strategic planning, and insurance questions. Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you with start-ups or ongoing business growth, by understanding your goals and asking questions. My... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
I can help you develop a sales and marketing strategy for your brand or service for local or national distribution and/... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I will begin our relationship by thoroughly understanding your current situation and, also, where you intend to go with... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
All companies need marketing. Whether its traditional or new digital, I am able to guide clients in setting up... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you start or improve your business with guidance in marketing, customer communications, and general business... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help evaluate, plan and execute your business/business plan in the retail and wholesale industries. As a buyer... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
I am a small business marketing expert with practical (and scalable) knowledge about branding, marketing, and social... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
With a focus on agriculture, agribusiness, and farming, I can assist in the following areas: Business Planning,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I have spent my career using technology to optimize marketing. I have built marketing organizations, launched products... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Business plan development / Strategy Strategic marketing Product launch Market research Communications/advertising... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you with your business start-up or with your established, growing business through analyzing profit and loss... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Early-stage business development planning, workplace safety and regulatory guidance, consulting business development,... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I am interested in supporting new... Read More >
Human Resources
I have been in Human Resources my entire career and have experience mentoring and coaching managers, owners and... Read More >
Other
This is how I can help non-profit clients: 1. Aid in the process of making the all-important decision as to whether or... Read More >