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

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE Quad Cities 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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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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Locations

You can meet with us at any of our offices spread throughout the area, although, until further notice, all mentoring sessions are now remote, either by phone, email or online.

SCORE National's mentoring statistics

THE NEXT SUCCESS COULD BE YOURS!

In 2020 across the U.S., SCORE mentors helped start 45,027 businesses, create 74,535 non-owner new jobs and 119,562 total new jobs.

3 hours of mentoring can help your business

MENTORING WORKS!

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 Government Regulations & Contracting
I had great mentors and teachers throughout my career. In my new role as a small business owner, my peers have been... Read More >
Financing / Capital Technology
I have been a college administrator, provide community relations for a wealth management company, and a volunteer in a... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Strategy & Planning Technology
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations
I can help you with strategy, market assessment, financial modeling, and business plan development for your new or... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Other Product Development & Manufacturing Technology
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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!