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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Our Mentors

Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Human Resources
Mr. Barrera has 15 years of Sales and Marketing. Presently he is the President of HispanicPro Media- the largest... Read More >
Human Resources
While I haven't really run my own business (aside from freelancing for a bit), I have consulted lots of small... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
As a former Minority Business Development Agency employee, Small Business Development Center Director, and entrepreneur... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Financial and Capital Budgeting, Cost Accounting, Cash Management, Goal Setting, Business Strategy and Planning. Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I want to share my knowledge and experiences to help both companies and their employees reach new horizons where... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Educational Services, International Relations, Non-Profit Public and Professinal Orgs, Business Management, Media and... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Manufacturing, Business Finance and Accounting, Business Operations, Strategy and Planning, Supply Chain Management,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Thirty years experience with Kraft Foods in various leadership roles in logistics , purchasing , and operations . Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
BP Products North America President, East Gulf Coast Senior VP Marketing, Sales Supply Chief Operating... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
30 + years as a senior manager and private consultant working with and for non-profit organizations. Areas of... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
DLS Industries--President and Owner of area rug manufacturing company supplying custom and semi-custom area rugs to... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I worked in the Aerospace/Defense industry for the last 35 years and most recently 15 years as a Division President for... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
I have both a broadcast and marketing background in the communications field . I began my career in sales, eventually... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I've enjoyed the opportunity to work with business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. I'm hoping my experience within... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Ezzy Dabbish spent most of his career with Motorola Corporate Research from 1973 through 2007 and served as Manager of... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Through my corporate finance/accounting and public consulting experiences I have developed expertise in strategic... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Senior International Business Development Manager with a track record of growing revenue and margins on a worldwide... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Hannah Fernandez is the Founder and CEO of ROI Business Funding, a Chicago based company that funds startups and... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Certified coach, trainer and speaker under John Maxwell Team. Focus is to be of service assisting others in building... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Business Strategy and Planning, Human Resources Internal Communications, Sales, Marketing, Public Relations. Catalog... Read More >
Other
To help small business owners be better aware of the resources available to help them succeed. To offer assistance to... Read More >
Other
Present workshops on the topic "Time Management." I teach people how to manage their time, discipline train... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
John (Jack) M. Lynch, Consultant is a former commercial banking executive and business owner with the experience,... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
With my broad management and startup experience, I can help business management, go-to-market strategies and planning,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I am dedicated to assisting passionate entrepreneurs with developing their start ups and new businesses that have... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
I'm passionate about business in general, but small business more specifically. I come from an entrepreneurial family... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I am a strategy and efficiency expert with 15 years of experience in financial services and financial management. I... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Kevin Scanlan is a nationally recognized healthcare leader with over 38 years of healthcare leadership in the metro... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Seasoned executive with proven ability in financial management, management consulting and cost analysis, budgeting,... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I would be help to provide guidance to entrepreneurs in key strategic and finance areas such as market studies,... Read More >
Operations
I'm a retired CFO and have worked at three startups during my career. Additionally, I was a partner at a turn-around (... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I would like to leverage my 16 years of consulting experience with my newly gained MBA skills from world's top 3... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I could help score clients on Banking, Financial Services and Insurance, Educational Services, International Trade,... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
I currently serve as vice president of marketing for Gemini Group LTD. I have more than 20 years of integrated... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
My background is 35 years of experience in corporate marketing, creative services, brand development and visual... Read More >
Other
I AM A SUCCESSFUL AT MARKETING BECAUSE OF ITS PRIORITY TO A BUSINESS SURVIVAL. I WAS TRAINED AS A RECRUITER IN THE... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
Bob has over 40 years of experience in the Food Business as Director of Purchasing for Canteen Corporation(Vending... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Bobs career started as a territory sales representative for a medical products company. Upon discharge from US Army... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Sherard is the Founder of VYYABLE a platform that takes a process-oriented approach to guiding aspiring entrepreneurs... Read More >
Customer Relations
My name is Sherman Martin and I am a former Technology Sales Account professional with an extensive background in... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help develop solutions for your business challenges. My business development consumer product durables... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Mentoring on business operations, leadership, and organizational health. Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I know that running a small business means wearing many hats. However, first and foremost, I believe you must be a non-... Read More >
Government Regulations & Contracting
I can give SCORE Clients insight into the formation and negotiation of procurement / supply agreements and provide... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Im a generalist with diverse business background from computer programming to real estate development to marketing. Im... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Accomplished business leader with extensive and progressive experience in Commercial Lending, Finance and Consulting.... Read More >
Customer Relations
I have worked in Financial Services, first in banking as a lender then in the payment services as a relationship... Read More >
Non-Profit
40 years of plant engineering management and construction management services in the heavy metals industry. Consulting... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Have a business and want to take it to the next step? Thinking of starting a business and need help with planning? If... Read More >