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. 

Email: scoremaine@gmail.com 

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

Chapter Officers:

  • Nancy Strojny, Portland Maine SCORE Chapter Chair Nancy Strojny
    SCORE Portland Chapter Chair

  • Donna LeBreux Vice Chair, Director of Volunteer Services
  • Steve Robinson Treasurer
  • Burma Wilkins Secretary 

 

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  • Peter Carlino Director of Education
  • Tom Leonhardt Tom Leonhardt
    Director of    Development
  • Jeff Gray Director of Recruitment   
  • Ron Dillon
    Director of Client Services

 

Our Mentors

Business Strategy & Planning
DIGITAL / CORPORATE STRATEGY and EXECUTION Operates at the intersection of management consulting and technology.... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I have been a Senior Sales Executive for over 25 Years and I can help SCORE clients navigate their sales journey,... Read More >
Technology & IT Services
I can help your business in the area of Information technology. As a technology enthusiast, with over a decade of... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
Whether it's writing a business plan and pro forma, accounting, budgeting, marketing or administration, I want to... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help with start-ups, particularly in the non-profit, NGO world, with strategic and tactical planning, capacity... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
Strategic Leader for Successful Business Growth - Expertise in Finance, Marketing & Business Development   Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
     My background includes more than three decades experience in information and computer systems and large... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
With a focus on agriculture, agribusiness and farming, I can assist in the following areas: Business Planning,... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
My primary approach is helping clients prioritize actions, create plans and stay on track. I have been helping... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
As someone with over 45 years of work and entrepreneurial experience, I bring an understanding of the issues facing... Read More >
Sales, Marketing & Public Relations
I can help you with digital marketing, social media, marketing strategy and tactics. Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I have significant experience managing and growing technology-based service businesses as well as product and... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help entrepreneurs identify their business problems and potential solutions, for both new and ongoing... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help you with starting a new business or growing an existing business. I have a broad and diverse background as... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
  I can help you with your start up business or with your established, growing business by introducing you to the... Read More >
Manufacturing & Product Development
I can help you with sales, business operations organization and leadership and communication skills Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help you with start ups or ongoing business growth.  Expertise in healthcare and improving your business... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
Work and volunteer experiences include marketing, planning, financial oversight, hardware and software development,... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can assist clients in the areas of personal selling skills, development of sales and marketing tactics and... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help clients understand what is involved in starting and operating a non-profit organization. I can discuss... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help with business planning / development , operations, strategy, and organizational issues. My career spans 35... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
I am a goal-driven, results-oriented, and seasoned executive with almost 40 years of experience in all aspects of... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help you evaluate your business ideas, identify strategic and tactical plans to develop them, and provide you... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help you with: Crowdfunding Sales and Marketing  Customer Development Web Development Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help you develop a business plan for your growing company. My background includes work with many technology-... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help you with product development, strategic planning and marketing, and positioning your company for success... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help you with your business start-up or with your established, growing business through analyzing profit... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help you start or improve your business with guidance in marketing, customer communications, and general... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
I can help improve business performance in banking, business structure and finance.   As a banker, management... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
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... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
I can help you issue-spot and think through the legal aspects of starting and running your business. I have deep... Read More >
Non-Profit
I can help you focus your digital marketing efforts on the right platforms to target the right audiences. As a... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help evaluate, plan and execute your business/business plan in the retail and wholesale industries. As a... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
  Steve is an experienced lawyer in all aspects of business law. He has helped large and small clients from... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
I can help you focus on key decision points while developing a practical business plan with specific objectives in... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
Being a SCORE mentor is essential to me. I believe that had it not been for several people who helped me throughout... Read More >
Technology & IT Services
I can help you with digital marketing. I founded my Portland, Maine based company Mainely SEO in 2010 after more than... Read More >
This is how I can help non-profit clients: 1. Aid in the process of making the all-important decision as to whether... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help evaluate financial performance, discuss operational issues, and review strategies of your established... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
       I can help you with any issues you have planning a technology based business start up or expansion. My... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
I can help you create a Business Plan with Financial Projections and identify issues and set priorities in solving... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
With more than 16 years' experience as a SCORE mentor I have developed a significant body of experience enabling me... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
 I can help you with general management, marketing and sales, new product development, and strategic planning. My... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help you develop a sales and marketing strategy for your brand or service. Whether you are launching a... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
I can help you develop a plan to start your business including building a strong marketing plan and creating a... Read More >