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

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE Greater Cincinnati mentors deliver valuable, timely, and practical advice at no cost to the Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, & SE Indiana counties. 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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Request a Mentor

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 Greater Cincinnati 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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In 2020, SCORE Greater Cincinnati mentors helped start 332 new businesses, create 609 new jobs, and provided 3,634 chapter services including mentoring sessions provided and workshop attendees. 

3 Hours of mentoring will help your business


Small business owners who receive three or more hours of mentoring report higher revenues and increased growth. Get started on your small business journey, and find your mentor today!

Our Mentors

Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning
I am seeking opportunities to use my extensive business experience to help small to midsize businesses grow and scale;... Read More >
Customer Relations Human Resources
At one point in my early career, I attended SCORE business workshops as I started a small, home-based business (prior... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Operations Strategy & Planning Tax Planning Technology
I am a business owner, and a CPA who has worked with businesses for many years. I have familiarity with tax law, the... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning
To be able to use my extensive Finance and Risk mitigation experience and help small businesses in the community.... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Human Resources Operations Other
I find myself with too much free time. After a life in business I feel I can contribute to small business in some... Read More >
Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations
Mentoring Skills: Business Operations, Technology... Read More >
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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!