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

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE San Diego 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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Our experienced business mentors provide advice and resources on every aspect of business and can help you start and grow your business. Browse the mentor profiles and select the right mentor for you.

All mentoring sessions are now remote, either by phone, email, or online. Remote mentors may be in or near your community and available for face-to-face meetings in the future.

Contact the San Diego SCORE Call Center at 858-283-1100 between 9 am and 3 pm Monday-Friday for a personalized scheduling experience, or use the online tools to submit a mentor request.

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Enter your zip code in the box below and fill out the mentoring request form. We will pair you with a mentor and assist you in setting up a free mentoring appointment at the office nearest you.

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SCORE San Diego volunteers are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives in a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their expertise and knowledge to help business owners and start-ups achieve their goals. SCORE San Diego mentoring services are free and confidential.

We also offer educational resources, workshops, and business events to provide you with practical, useful, and up to date information to help you manage your business.

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Our Mentors

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I sold a Healthcare Consulting business in early 2020. I have a lot of experience in management, marketing, value... Read More >
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I recently retired from owning my own successful Human Resources consulting company for 12 years after 35 years in... Read More >
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I recently sold my company and realized quickly retirement is not for me. I have had good fortune in my life and have... Read More >
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I would like to share my learnings through my experience of leading business divisions to small businesses. I see a... Read More >
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I am a local business banker who assists small businesses with their growth efforts and financing needs. I am... Read More >
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The demanding, yet playful and witty entrepreneur is ready to take on the world. I'm an accomplished entrepreneur and... Read More >
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I am an retired Operations Leader that enjoys helping people building and improving processes while learning about new... Read More >
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To help business owners or would be business owners get ahead by sharing insight from my personal experience as a... Read More >
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Jameson is an attorney who represents small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs in the San Diego area. Having... Read More >
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After nearly 40 years of working with small business owners from across the United States, I have gained broad exposure... Read More >
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I have been a small business consultant for over 25 years, specializing in privately-held businesses. I have prepared... Read More >
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I can help SCORE clients in all apsects of Non-Profit organization, Arts Administration, Business/Community Development... Read More >
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I’m eager to provide guidance and valuable tools for use in managing your business, regardless of your growth cycle (... Read More >
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I admire the collaborative nature of the Score organization. Additionally, as a servant leader, I believe my mission is... Read More >
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Experienced with manufacturing, publishing, import/export, direct sales and marketing to wholesale distributors,... Read More >
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Utilize my diverse background in commercial real estate (site selection, leasing and tenant issues, company operations... Read More >
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I am a hands on, proactive business strategist, with a results oriented focus. Team leader building and expanding... Read More >
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I am currently retired and am looking for something to do that would be positive, productive and helpful to individuals... Read More >
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I have started numerous businesses in the past. All of these businesses were started with either no money or hardly any... Read More >
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I'd like to be a volunteer for SCORE because I want to give back to the community. I've created three different... Read More >
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I've started a number of successful small businesses, and would like to help others do the same. I'm also a former CPA... Read More >
Customer Service Marketing
I worked for over 40 years in Sales and Marketing and recently retired. I believe in small businesses and want to help... Read More >
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Specialization in product idea for commercialization: from design concept to launch. Greg is an accomplished executive... Read More >
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Hello Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs, For the last 20 years, my passion and work experience have centered... Read More >
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I’ve recently retired from a corporate career and am interested in serving the local community. Read More >
Customer Service Funding/Loans Marketing Strategy Development
I retired from the private sector after 42 years of management experience with the intent of transferring my energies... Read More >
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As a fellow business owner, I look forward to hearing about your business idea. I specially like to help you simplify... Read More >
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I have a diverse set of skill that I feel can help organizations. I mentored a non-profit in the SF Bay Area for 8... Read More >
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Recently retired, I am keen to help local small business get started and grow, specifically guiding clients through... Read More >
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Redpoint Engineering - 2002 to 2013: part owner, business development, product design Hughes Network Systems -1992 to... Read More >
Accounting & Finance Management & Operations Marketing Technology
Fred Schlaffer currently is President of a merchant processing company (credit card and other retail payments systems)... Read More >
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Most recently served as CEO, Brendan Technologies. Twenty-five years marketing, business development and fundraising... Read More >
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I enjoy partnering with dynamic individuals who strive to make their organization stand out. My expertise includes... Read More >
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As a Certified SCORE Mentor and strategic advisor, I provide guidance to entrepreneurs and business leaders building... Read More >
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I have started, owned, and operated several wood furniture manufacturing operations employing over 200 here in San... Read More >
Marketing
I have been in the hospitality field for over 40 years. I began with Hilton Hotels and was the Director of Sales for... Read More >
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I have 40 years of experience in accounting and finance. I started my career with Plante Moran, CPAs in Michigan then... Read More >
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Establish or improve business plans. Help to develop Action Plans for Value Growth Help establish or improve a... Read More >
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Ido is an attorney focusing on intellectual property law. He is admitted to practice in California, New York, Colorado... Read More >
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Having worked in both large corporations and small start-ups, I have learned to scale operations in transportation and... Read More >
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Owner/operator of a wholesale optical laboratory for over 38 years. Knowledgeable in all aspects of running a business... Read More >
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16 years as technical artist and department Lead at General Atomics. 10 years as founder/owner of graphic design firm.... Read More >
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Bev has built three start up companies that have customers around the globe. Her experience from owning small business... Read More >
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Over forty years experience with writing, editing, publishing and distribution of written material. Retail rental... Read More >
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I am happy to help you evaluate and solve your business problems. I spent a career providing legal and executive... Read More >
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I enjoy helping people think about new opportunities and how to grow their existing business. I started my career... Read More >
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My clients greatly benefit from my 15 years as a small business owner as well as my previous 20+ years in the (high-... Read More >
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I provide advice on web solutions to small businesses, best practices for Social Media, what to use and the target... Read More >
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I have been involved in retail automobile dealerships since the age of thirteen. I have served in many capacities in... Read More >
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I am an energetic, seasoned business professional with over 30 years of experience who can offer guidance in the areas... Read More >
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A passionate, seasoned, successful entrepreneur with 28-years of C-Level experience managing and growing start-ups and/... Read More >
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I am a guide who is passionate about business, a creative problem solver and a listener with decades of experience... Read More >
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I would love to help you start up an electronics consulting/manufacturing business...or create a non-profit. I have... Read More >
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I can help an established or start-up business optimize performance and grow their business operations efficiently. As... Read More >
Marketing Strategy Development Technology
I can help improve business performance in marketing, sales, and operations. With regard to marketing, I have broad... Read More >
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As a former business manager and consultant in Life Sciences, I have 25 years experience in Industrial Biotechnology.... Read More >
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Seasoned executive and entrepreneur, having created and invested in multiple successful start-ups. I have provided... Read More >
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legal issues without giving legal advice. Disallowed by Score buying and selling a business. business valuations.... Read More >
Management & Operations
Jocelyn Celaya is a Grammy Ballot nominated radical classical guitarist/vocalist, aka Radical Classical, who keeps the... Read More >
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Liz has a deep understanding of how to build and use current and projected financial statements of business. income... Read More >
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Art's business career focused on engineering, safety, risk management, and training in petrochemical products... Read More >
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I have started and operated business in 3 different industrys. All have been retail business. The areas I feel... Read More >
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I have worked for 25 years at Target Corporation headquarters in various operational/management roles. I was also... Read More >
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I can help you evaluate your exposure to loss and help design the right insurance program for you and your business. 38... Read More >
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HOW I CAN HELP SCORE CLIENTS Expertise in small business startup and expansion, nonprofits, patents, trademarks,... Read More >
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Give them clarity and develop strategies to maximize their business success. Help them with finding right location for... Read More >
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Broad based consumer product marketer and business manager including retailing, manufacturing and franchising. Notable... Read More >
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Extensive financial services experience with emphasis on sales, marketing and operations. CEO of five companies,... Read More >
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I can help you start a business, improve your sales, and work with outside sales representatives. During the course of... Read More >
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