Asheville SCORE mentors provide business counseling to hundreds of new and existing business owners each year. 

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Our Mentors

Strategy & Planning
I was a banker for 26 years and worked closely especially on the lending side with all sorts of entrepreneurs. I also... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Human Resources Legal Issues
Recently retired as Small Business/Entrepreneurship Instructor at Caldwell Community College (Boone). Was CEO of... Read More >
Strategy & Planning
In my career I have had the opportunity to work with many businesses small and large to grow their business. First in... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Operations Strategy & Planning
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
A broad-based senior sales, trade marketing, and distribution manager in the highly competitive soft drink industry,... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit
Professor of Marketing for over 35 years, plus headed own small business consulting firm. Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Non-Profit Operations
Financial manager/accountant/analyst with MBA/CPA credentials and over 30 years of varied experience for Fortune 500/... Read More >
Other
I can assist businesses seeking to expand their client base through bidding on and contracting with governmental... Read More >
Other
Sales Management. Sales, Inventory, Operations Planning (SIOP). Key Account Plans. New Product Development. Sales... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
general counseling, business model canvas, international trade Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations
I am both a corporate intrapreneur and business entrepreneur. My corporate experience includes sales, global marketing... Read More >
Other
Jim Swinkola combined clinical social work (MSW) and business administration (MBA), for a 40-year nonprofit career.... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Other Product Development & Manufacturing
I am an experienced executive with both public company and start-up organizations. For the past twenty years I have... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
I help small businesses owners focus on practical strategies to maximize profit, target customers, and manage time... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Customer Relations Human Resources Operations Other Strategy & Planning
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Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I have been a bookkeeper for many kinds of small businesses since 2009. I have worked with attorneys, non-profits,... Read More >
Other
Background in Marketing and Advertising, decade co-owner of full service restaurant in Asheville NC. Specializing in... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Human Resources Non-Profit Operations Strategy & Planning
As a former attorney, HR executive and business consultant, I can help clients with business and strategic plans, start... Read More >
Other
I have been fortunate to enjoy a management and operations career with some of the finest organizations including, The... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Human Resources Technology
While my background is very diverse, the unifying themes are talent, technology and transformation. I have experience... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Operations
I'm the chapter's "go to" mentor for startup nonprofits and holistic health services. Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I volunteered when I lived in the Orlando area, and loved doing the work. Now that I am in the Biltmore Lake community... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
I have 30 years of coaching, mentoring and business operations experience to effectively help you achieve your goals. I... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Other Product Development & Manufacturing
I can assist clients in the ideation stage of starting a business and help them develop sound business plans to ensure... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations
As a small business entrepreneur that has successfully shepherded independent retail and wholesale concerns to... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Financing / Capital Legal Issues Strategy & Planning Tax Planning
I can help clients value, buy, sell, form a joint venture for, form a partnership for, or finance a business, project,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Non-Profit Operations Technology
I can help you in many aspects of academia including higher education, management information systems, research and... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations Other Product Development & Manufacturing Technology
I can help you with many elements of business operations ranging from small entrepreneur projects to large corporation... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Human Resources Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
Thank you for taking time to check out my profile. Genuine, sincere, humble, empathetic, insightful, thoughtful--these... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
Eddie is an entrepreneur with over 40 years experience in manufacturing, production and importing. He has owned a Women... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Franchising Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Strategy & Planning
I have extensive experience in the chain restaurant and retail industries. My primary areas of expertise are brand... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations
I can help you to improve the budgeting, accounting, sales and marketing operations of your business. I have mentored... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Technology
Google Meet video conference with Marc for mentoring on small business tech education topics that include: Apple iPhone... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
18 years in technology marketing for a $2.5B telecom equipment manufacturer. Also have 18 years experience in telecom... Read More >
Government Regulations & Contracting Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Other Product Development & Manufacturing Technology
Entrepreneur with hands on experience with intellectual property issues, including copyright, trademarks and patents.... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Non-Profit Operations Other Product Development & Manufacturing Technology
A lifetime Entrepreneur, I began small businesses since I was 10 years old. In 1984 I started a business IT consulting... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
Expert in Business Plan Development, Development of Financials, Financial analysis, Buy/Sell/Joint Ventures, Business... Read More >