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

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE Alabama 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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Mentor Profiles

Do you have specific criteria and want to explore in more detail? — Find your mentor by filtering your search by location, communication method, language, expertise, and industry.

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Request a Mentor

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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Become a Volunteer

SCORE is looking for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve in a variety of roles — from knowledgeable business mentors to local community advocates.

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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

Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Strategy & Planning
Over 39 years of experience including the last 28 growing a small niche software company from 35 employees and 5M in... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Strategy & Planning
I am a serial entrepreneur that has been helping businesses succeed for the past 30+ years both from within a company... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning
Government Regulations & Contracting
Provide support in understanding and using Federal government contracting procedures, including small business... Read More >
Operations Strategy & Planning
Product Development & Manufacturing
Partner and President of manufacturing and engineering company servicing heavy industry like steel, cement, paper and... Read More >
Operations Other Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning Technology
Southern Research Institute: Director of Systems Development 19 years IMAX Corporation: Vice-President and General... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Strategy & Planning
I want to help you create vast differential between you and your competition through applied critical analysis and... 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.

Get Started On Your Business Success Journey Today!