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

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE Central Valley 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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Do you have specific criteria and want to explore them in more detail? — Find your mentor by filtering your search by location, communication method, language, expertise, and industry.

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Don't have the time to browse mentor profiles? — Fill out the mentoring request form, and we will pair you with a mentor and assist you in setting up a free mentoring appointment.

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Success Stories

SCORE Central Valley has helped thousands of business founders fulfill their dreams to start, build & grow thriving businesses. See what our clients have to say!

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MENTORING WORKS!

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

Our Mentors

Government Regulations
Score is a great program what has made people reach their dreams in starting a business. I would love to be part of a... Read More >
Government Regulations Human Resources Strategy Development
Advise, guide, share and inspire aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. I have over 18 years of military... Read More >
Customer Service Management & Operations Marketing Strategy Development
I am a young professional with a strong background in sales, process improvement, and marketing. I believe I have a lot... Read More >
Marketing
I would like to share my experience with others. I could help guide others with there business goals. Read More >
Funding/Loans
Foreign Trade, financing, multi-national joint ventures. Read More >
Accounting & Finance Customer Service Human Resources Management & Operations Strategy Development
My help would consist in partnering with you to set goals and encouraging you to achieve your goals. There are many... Read More >
Accounting & Finance Business Plan Customer Service Franchising Funding/Loans Management & Operations Strategy Development
My help would consist of me becoming an effective listener while coaching, mentoring, and inspiring entrepreneurs. Read More >
Accounting & Finance Business Plan Customer Service Funding/Loans Human Resources Management & Operations Marketing Strategy Development Technology
Developing is my passion. I can help bring your vision to life. Beginning farming, agriculture, urban development,... Read More >
Accounting & Finance
Recently retired after 29 years and President/CEO Cen-Cal Financial a CDC funding SBA 504 Loans. Bob, is well known... Read More >
Business Plan Customer Service Human Resources Management & Operations Marketing Strategy Development Technology
I have experience with non-profit boards and management and can consult with board members and executive directors. I... Read More >
Accounting & Finance Business Plan Human Resources Management & Operations Product Development
Business Plans Accounting and computer systems Cash Flows Financial statements Humand resources needed Marketing and... Read More >
Accounting & Finance Business Plan Human Resources Legal Management & Operations
I can help you with franchised and non-franchised businesses, buying/selling businesses, as well as a host of finance/... Read More >
Accounting & Finance Business Plan Customer Service Human Resources Strategy Development
As a SCORE volunteer, we help small business owners in different ways. We provide complete knowledge by one on one... Read More >
Accounting & Finance Business Plan Customer Service Franchising Funding/Loans Government Regulations Human Resources Management & Operations Marketing Product Development Strategy Development
Veteran owned business, Retail, marketing, HR, operations, branding, inventory control, manufacturing and distribution... 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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