Connect with a local SCORE mentor to get free advice for your small business. We have more than 80 mentors locally and hundreds of email mentors nationally who've "been there, done that." We know what you are going through!

SCORE offers the largest network of volunteer business mentors providing free answers to your business questions. Some of our volunteers are still working or consulting, while others are retired from business, but still very interested in helping every small business reach its potential. You can BROWSE MENTOR PROFILES to find your ideal expert or ASK A QUESTION and let us pair you with the right expert.

Whether you are a first time entrepreneur or a fourth generation business owner, looking to start up or finish up, we can listen to your business challenges, help you understand the problems, analyze opportunities and offer friendly support and business coaching.

Mentoring is free and confidential. Every SCORE Volunteer is Certified and governed by the SCORE Code of Ethics and Conduct. We meet with you by appointment. Currently we are offering virtual meeting options including: video, phone, and email mentoring. 

Our Mentors

Accounting & Cash Flow
My long, multi-dimensional career has spanned finance and accounting, strategic planning, food service, aquaculture,... 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 >
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 >
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 start or improve your business with guidance in marketing, customer communications, and general business... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
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 >
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
Im here to help guide SCORE clients to effectively evaluate opportunities and avoid pitfalls as they pursue success. A... 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 >
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
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 develop a sales and marketing strategy for your brand or service. Whether you are launching a product... 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 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 have 12 years of food/hospitality experience as well as 20 years of nonprofit management experience. I currently run... 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
As someone with over 45 years of work and entrepreneurial experience, I bring an understanding of the issues facing... Read More >
Product Development & Manufacturing
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 clients with strategy, product development, marketing , manufacturing, and global expansion. My career... 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 >
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 have significant experience managing and growing technology-based service businesses as well as product and software... 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
I can help with the following: *Sales Marketing Strategies and Tactics *New Product Development *Creative Services (... 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 >
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 evaluate, plan and execute your business/business plan in the retail and wholesale industries. As a buyer... 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
I can help evaluate business ideas, aid with the development of business plans, business operations, organizational... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Business plan development / Strategy Strategic marketing Product launch Market research Communications/advertising... 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 >
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
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 with your business start-up or with your established, growing business through analyzing profit and loss... 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 >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I have accounting, finance and audit background. I work in process control and improvement. I like looking for... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
My background includes more than three decades experience in information and computer systems and large healthcare... 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
I have an extensive background in the food... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Looking for a good volunteer and/or investment opportunity in Southern Maine. Read More >
Financing / Capital
I just moved to Portland from London, where I spent many years advising businesses and investment funds on fundraising... 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 >
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 you take an idea and turn it into reality whether it's a new product or new business. My experience as an... 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
Early-stage business development planning, workplace safety and regulatory guidance, consulting business development,... 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 your business idea and turn it into a business plan. Our sessions will involve defining your... 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 with business planning / development , operations, strategy, and organizational issues. If you are just... 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
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
Working as an independent consultant I have been helping founders build and grow businesses for the past 5 years. Most... Read More >
Other
I've relocated to Scarborough from the DC metro area and my wife and I have relaunched my careers here. I have industry... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can help you brainstorm ideas, develop a business plan, describe your value proposition, forecast your financials,... 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 just moved back home to Maine and am looking to engage more in my local community -I am interested to learn more... 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 >
Accounting & Cash Flow
With a focus on agriculture, agribusiness, and farming, I can assist in the following areas: Business Planning,... 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 >
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 >