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

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE Spokane 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.

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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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SCORE Spokane is actively seeking women, men; Black, indigenous, people of color; working professionals, and retired people experienced in all aspects of business.

Our Mentors

Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations Strategy & Planning
I have worked with small retail business owners in the past and owned a printing franchise at one point and spent many... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Customer Relations Financing / Capital Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Strategy & Planning Technology
Through the years, I have appreciated all the guidance and advice from mentors. I now want to return the favor and give... Read More >
Buying or Selling a Business Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
Driven Supply Chain Specialist with 10 years of experience in overseeing compliance, inventory management, customer... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Customer Relations Franchising Operations Strategy & Planning Technology
I believe that small business is so enshrined in the American dream that we need to do everything in our power to... Read More >
Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
I was in Real Estate for over 30 years and am now retired. 20 of those years I was an independent broker owner. We... Read More >
Other
I do both one on one counseling and do presentations on business start up, Marketing and business planning. I also... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations
My expertise lies in analyzing and optimizing processes end to end. As a banker and a small business consultant, I can... Read More >
Government Regulations & Contracting
Federal taxes and tax planning Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Owned/operated Morelands Restaurant and Coffee Co. 1970 - 1992 Owned Billie Moreland Assoc 1992 - 2017 Owned... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
12 years consulting in metals industry 32 years technical and management functions producing Aluminum products. Self... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Other Product Development & Manufacturing
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Non-Profit Operations Strategy & Planning
I can help clients in matters pertaining to the start-up and leadership of nonprofit organizations. This includes such... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Product Development & Manufacturing
Business Finance Accounting, Business Strategy Planning, Manufacturing Product Development Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations
I can help improve communication, organizational structure, operations management, leaderhsip, morale, and develop... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning Technology
I am an especially good process analyst and a creative problem solver. I focus mentoring sessions around goal setting... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Financing / Capital
I can help you understand your financial statements, including balance sheet, profit and loss, cash flow, and... Read More >
Product Development & Manufacturing
Worked with Reynolds Metals Company - 1967 - 1980 in various positions as process engineer, research, development and... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations
VP Finance and IT for multinational manufacturer as well as the Corporate Director of Compliance and Director of Sales... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
Josh has an exciting and diverse background that has led him to natural expertise in the emerging media space. Working... Read More >

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MENTORING WORKS!

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

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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