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

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE Kansas City 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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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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SCORE has helped thousands of business founders fulfill their dreams to start, build & grow thriving businesses. See what our clients have to say!

Mentoring stats for SCORE Kansas City

THE NEXT SUCCESS COULD BE YOURS!

In 2020, SCORE Kansas City mentors helped start 273 new businesses, create 534 new jobs and provided 7,675 chapter services including mentoring sessions provided and workshop attendees. 

3 hours of mentoring helps 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 Buying or Selling a Business Financing / Capital Franchising Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Strategy & Planning
I am a longtime small business owner and would like to share my experiences to help others create and grow their own... Read More >
Customer Relations Franchising Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Strategy & Planning
As a former business owner, director at a major metropolitan newspaper, financial advisor, and HR outsourcing... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Strategy & Planning
Small businesses are the heartbeat of a community and the American dream! In addition to an exciting corporate career... Read More >
Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning Technology
I have expertise in how to make backend systems run more efficiently and help clients understand the role of technology... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Financing / Capital Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Strategy & Planning
Mentoring Skills: Business Finance... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Financing / Capital
Mentoring Skills: Business Finance... 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.

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