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As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE Westchester mentors deliver valuable, timely, and practical advice at no cost. Below you can browse through mentor profiles to find your ideal expert or fill out the mentoring request form, and we will pair you with the right mentor to help your small business thrive.

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Existing Businesses

SCORE Westchester understands that the journey does not end once you have launched your business. There is room to grow and flourish for even the most successful businesses.

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MENTORING WORKS!

Small business owners who receive three or more hours of mentoring report higher revenues and increased growth.

Budgeting Business Plan Customer Service Ecommerce Management & Operations Product Development Strategy Development
I am a business leader experienced in growing and running businesses, in public and private companies, many serving the... Read More >
Business Plan Customer Service Strategy Development
I bring over 30 years of experience growing companies and building high performing teams across a wide range of... Read More >
Financial Literacy Funding/Loans Human Resources Import & Export Management & Operations
I am recently retired and have about 20 years of experiencing running my own company successfully. I want to help... Read More >
Business Plan Management & Operations Marketing Strategy Development
I have been a successful entrepreneur and feel like I have knowledge that I would like to give back to people who might... Read More >
Business Plan Management & Operations Product Development Strategy Development
To use my 40 years of experience to help people grow as strategic thinkers To teach process to analyze and solve... Read More >
Business Plan Franchising Human Resources Management & Operations
After 35 years in the hospitality business I would like to give back by helping small businesses owners navigate these... Read More >
Management & Operations
Having recently retired after a 55 year career in 3 business entities, where I was "chief entrepreneur", I believe I... Read More >
Accounting & Finance Business Plan Funding/Loans Legal Management & Operations Strategy Development
As a consultant, banker and investor with over 25 years experience, I've worked with hundreds of businesses and... Read More >
Business Plan Customer Service Management & Operations Marketing Strategy Development
When I look back on my career, my most rewarding moments were those in which I was able to mentor junior employees and... Read More >
Customer Service Human Resources Management & Operations Marketing Strategy Development
My passion is people! My business experiences sprawl within several industries such as the fashion, fleet, financial... Read More >
Business Plan Management & Operations Strategy Development
I am a former founder and scientist in the clinical research space. I loved engaging in the startup environment while... Read More >
Strategy Development
To utilize my entrepreneurial experience to help others. I was a member for a short time in Fairfield, CT. Read More >
Accounting & Finance Business Plan Customer Service Management & Operations Marketing Strategy Development
I have owned and managed a manufacturing business for 40+ years wearing a number of "Hats" so I have a general overall... Read More >
Business Plan Human Resources Import & Export Legal Management & Operations Marketing Strategy Development Technology
I have been fortunate to develop skills in both the profit and non-profit sector and would like to pay it (them)... Read More >
Management & Operations
As part of the marketing and writing team, I help SCORE Westchester raise its profile with articles and written... Read More >
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Accounting & Finance Business Plan Legal Management & Operations Product Development
I have been in tax departments of manufacturing, service, real estate, and finance companies, the last twenty-three of... Read More >
Business Plan Human Resources Management & Operations
Business strategy, managing human resources, how to set up an eBay business Read More >
Accounting & Finance Business Plan Management & Operations
Real estate management and development; accounting; construction. I have experience in all phases of real estate... Read More >
Marketing
My strength is in sales and marketing. I have experience in putting together a sales plan and implementing it from... Read More >
Accounting & Finance Business Plan Management & Operations
Vice President - Corporate Taxes Read More >
Accounting & Finance
Finance backround as a bank lender and compnay CFO - can help obtaining financing, and preparation of cash flows and... Read More >
Accounting & Finance Business Plan Management & Operations
I can help "soon to be" entrepreneurs with "Start up", "Finance" and "Accounting" assistance. If already in business,... Read More >
Technology
I have been an IT professional, for more than 40 years. During my career, I worked with multi-national corporations... Read More >
Marketing Product Development Strategy Development
Business Plan Management & Operations Product Development
President and Owner of mens sportswear importer. Imported products from Asia and Europe. Experienced in all aspects of... Read More >
Legal
Former EVP, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for The Jones Group Inc., a $4B publicly-traded fashion... Read More >
Marketing Product Development Strategy Development Technology
Priska Diaz, MS has worked in the health and beauty industry for over a decade and has developed a remarkable acumen in... Read More >
Management & Operations Marketing
Establishing a distinct brand message is essential for every business, whether you are an entrepreneur starting a new... Read More >
Business Plan Management & Operations Product Development
Retired from PepsiCo in 2019 after 35 years in Global Procurement, Systems management, Supply Chain, Supplier Quality,... Read More >
Accounting & Finance Business Plan Government Regulations Management & Operations
I can help you in areas that cover the management, administration and finance of your business. My industry... Read More >
Human Resources Management & Operations
My career background is in Human Resources Ethics/Compliance. I can mentor regarding all aspects of the Employee... Read More >
Business Plan Customer Service Human Resources Management & Operations Marketing Strategy Development
I can help you achieve business success through good planning, problem-solving, and priority-setting, and growing your... Read More >
Management & Operations Marketing Product Development Strategy Development
I have an extensive track record in Apparel and Accessories with a broad range of experience covering general... Read More >
Accounting & Finance Strategy Development
I have been most helpful in enabling clients to frame in economic terms the economic decisions they find they must make... Read More >
Accounting & Finance Business Plan Marketing Technology
Marketing plans Sales plans and sales process Business planning Budgeting and financial Read More >
Government Regulations Management & Operations Technology
Process design and development. System design, development, testing and implementation. New York State gouvernment... Read More >
Accounting & Finance Business Plan
I have 35 years of experience doing strategic planning, business planning, financial planning and financial analysis... Read More >

Frequently Asked Questions

SCORE mentoring is a free service offered to any citizen or permanent resident that owns or wants to start a business. Partnering with you one-on-one, SCORE mentors support your success through offering experienced advice, consulting on best practices, and educating on small business topics.
SCORE mentors bring years of business experience, many of them successful small business owners themselves. Mentors volunteer through SCORE to help other entrepreneurs like you, by sharing their real-world experience and bona fide knowledge in running successful small businesses. SCORE mentors also provide practical tools and resources to make some owner tasks easier.
SCORE mentors will not make decisions for you or complete important ownership tasks on your behalf. They also cannot provide tax or legal advice. However, SCORE mentors can provide clear guidance on what your options are so you can confidently make decisions and take positive action toward your own success.
SCORE mentoring sessions are collaborative meetings between the small business owner and the SCORE mentor. During these sessions, you can share your business goals, progress, challenges and questions. SCORE mentors will offer advice, resources, and insights so you gain clarity on your next best steps.
A SCORE mentoring relationship lasts as long as you need it. That can mean it is a few meaningful sessions to achieve a specific goal or overcome a particular challenge. Or, it can be a SCORE mentoring relationship lasts for years, when you always have a trusted advisor for the life of your small business.

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