Get Free Expert Help from SCORE Chicago to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE Chicago mentors deliver valuable, timely, and practical advice at no cost to you. Below you can browse 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.

For the life of your business

SCORE Chicago volunteers are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives in a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their expertise and knowledge to help business owners and start-ups achieve their goals. SCORE Chicago mentoring services are free and confidential. Business advice is provided using Zoom, phone, email, and in-person mentoring.

We also offer educational resources, workshops, and business events to provide you with practical, useful, and up to date information to help you manage your business.

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Our experienced business mentors provide advice and resources on every aspect of business and can help you start and grow your business. Browse the mentor profiles and select the right mentor for you.

All mentoring sessions are now remote, either by phone, email, or online. Remote mentors may be in or near your community and available for face-to-face meetings in the future.

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Enter your zip code in the box below and fill out the mentoring request form. We will pair you with a mentor and assist you in setting up a free mentoring appointment at the office nearest you.



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Our Mentors

Legal Issues
I am retired. I have a BA in accounting and a law degree I practiced law for over 30 years. I was involved in the... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Financing / Capital Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning Technology
I have spent my career specializing in the Small to Medium sized Enterprise (SME) segment. A son of a small business... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Financing / Capital Product Development & Manufacturing Technology
I have extensive experience in finance having worked in investment banking, growth equity, and currently in economic... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Buying or Selling a Business Financing / Capital Non-Profit
I can help with strategies for managing and growing your business. I can assist in cash and inventory management. I... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning
I believe that I am in a good position to develop good advisory and consultancy relationships with small and medium... Read More >
Customer Relations
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