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

Bob Theriault, Treasurer

Tom Moore, Secretary 

Joe Michaud, Director of Volunteer Services

Whit Ford, Director of Education

Jonathan Trumper, Director of Client Services

Alexandra Ulrich, Director of Marketing

Jeff Gray, Director of Recruitment

Tom Leonhardt, Director of Development

Our Mentors

Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Early-stage business development planning, workplace safety and regulatory guidance, consulting business development,... 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 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 >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Customer Relations
I have worked in both the public and non-profit sectors and have experience in human resources, information technology... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I have accounting, finance and audit background. I work in process control and improvement. I like looking for... 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 >
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
My work experience is rooted in early and middle stage startups. I have operational experience in marketing, sales,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Im here to help guide SCORE clients to effectively evaluate opportunities and avoid pitfalls as they pursue success. A... 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 >
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 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
Business plan development / Strategy Strategic marketing Product launch Market research Communications/advertising... 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 >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can assist new and established business owners with the myriad of challenges that exist in business today. I can... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can help you develop sound strategic thinking, pragmatic planning and effective execution. I consider myself to be a... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Tony is an experienced financial professional and Certified Public Accountant who helps his clients focus on growing... 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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I have been involved in evaluating and meeting the credit needs of small and medium-sized businesses for over thirty-... 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 >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Whether your a start up or have been in business for awhile, I can help you write a winning business plan or finance... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
My background includes more than three decades experience in information and computer systems and large healthcare... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
With a focus on agriculture, agribusiness, and farming, I can assist in the following areas: Business Planning,... 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 >
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 >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I have significant experience managing and growing technology-based service businesses as well as product and software... 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 with starting a new business or growing an existing business. I have a broad and diverse background as a... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
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 >
Non-Profit
I can assist clients in several categories relating to nonprofits, including: Strategic Planning, Team Building and... 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 with business planning / development , operations, strategy, and organizational issues. If you are just... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help clients with strategy, product development, marketing , manufacturing, and global expansion. My career... 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 >
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 product development, strategic planning and marketing, and positioning your company for success.... 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 your business start-up or with your established, growing business through analyzing profit and loss... 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 >
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 marketing (including branding), product development, strategy and organizational issues.... 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 >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help evaluate business ideas, aid with the development of business plans, business operations, organizational... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can help you focus on key decision points while developing a practical business plan with specific objectives in... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Being a SCORE mentor is essential to me. I believe that had it not been for several people who helped me throughout my... 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 >
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 can help you develop a sales and marketing strategy for your brand or service. Whether you are launching a product... Read More >