Get Free Expert Mentoring from SCORE Southern Maryland to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

SCORE Southern Maryland volunteers are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives with a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business professionals start, develop, and grow businesses in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's Counties.

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Live Online Workshops for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Attend a Workshop Taught by Local Experts!

SCORE Washington DC mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

Due to COVID-19, our workshops will be held online until further notice. Click below to view live online workshops on a variety of small business topics.

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Free Remote Mentoring for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Professionals Get Free Business Mentoring Today!

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, SCORE mentors will meet with clients remotely. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video. If you already have a SCORE mentor, ask them if you can use a remote mentoring method for your sessions. If you don’t already have a SCORE mentor, you can request a remote business mentor today.

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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Upcoming Local Events

Live Event
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Small Business Essentials Series - August

August 12, 2021, 11:59am EDT
Live virtual webinars via Zoom.
This 5-webinar series was developed to prepare anyone who is considering starting a business to make the decisions and plans you need to successfully launch your business. Register for the series by 8/10 and pay only $79. Read more
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Live Event
Online

Creating a Quick Business Plan - 8/12/2021

August 12, 2021, 12:00pm EDT
Zoom webinar
You have a great business idea, but what is the next step? Learn how to write your Value Proposition and draft a one-page business plan. Registration Fee: $25 Read more
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Live Event
Online

Setting Up a New Business Entity - 8/13/2021

August 13, 2021, 12:00pm EDT
Live virtual webinar via Zoom.
What legal structure is best? What licenses and insurance do I need? In this webinar, you’ll learn how to make sure your business conducts its affairs legally. Registration Fee: $25 Read more
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Spotlight on SCORE Southern Maryland Clients

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Soup to Nuts and Veggies, too!

Today, The Green Anarchist is poised to become the first regional multi-channel marketer of microgreens in the mid-Atlantic area thanks in part to the depth and width SCORE’s... Read more

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Spotlight: SCORE Client Karl Schrass and Annapolis Compost

Karl Schrass and his wife Anna Kramer founded Annapolis Compost in 2016 after moving to Maryland the prior year from Germany where separating organic waste collection was the norm... Read more

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Spotlight: SCORE client Kevyn Scott and Charleys Philly Steaks Franchise

It took less than 6 months for Kevyn Scott to get a business loan after reaching out to SCORE Southern Maryland. In Kevyn’s own words: “the best decision I could have made was... Read more

Share Your Expertise

SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. They help thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Do you want to help someone achieve their dream?

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Our Mentors

Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Business Operations; Business Strategy Planning; Government Regulations; Legal Services; Non-Profit; Writing/... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can help improve business performance with my finance and management skills. I have experience with business startups... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Scott has 25 plus years of experience in the information technology field. He held various positions in sales and sales... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
As a CFO, I’ve helped companies with strategic planning and building the infrastructure needed to grow and manage their... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help existing or new businesses by sharing my experience in strategy, business planning, sales, marketing,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Professional Experience: I have been in business-to-business sales since 1980. I cover multiple states in my current... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can assist with finance and accounting; specifically, financial analysis, financial statements, building financial... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I have a passion for identifying new opportunities and helping grow sales revenue. From a background with chemical and... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Business Operations, Business Strategy Planning, Sales, Marketing, Public Relations, Manufacturing Product... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I consult with governmental and military agencies and educational institutions. I have helped small businesses in the... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
As an operations executive I help improve business performance in operations, distribution, logistics, accounting,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Have more than 10 years of business development experience in the software industry, e-commerce, recruitment, banking,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
After 34 years as an executive in a professional services firm, I can help you develop a business plan and strategy... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Chris is an in-business mentor in the Southern Maryland SCORE Chapter and a member of SCORE Nationals Learning Advisory... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can help improve business performance in many areas of business operations and accounting. My experience is in... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
With 35 years experience in community banking as CFO and CEO, I bring experience in financial matters to your business... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
Customer Relations
I have an orientation for business problem solving by applying market research and intelligence gathering with business... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Over 35 years in the restaurant/hospitality/retail industries/brand management. Started career at entry level position... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Serving, in solidarity with our communities and their families, with over 11 years with Maryland counties in Anne... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
As individuals begin to launch their small business, I can lend support with strategic and business plans, developing... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Experience in: Early Stage Business Planning, Sales and Service Management, Franchising, Buying or Selling a Business,... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Other
I can help SCORE by bringing my life experiences and knowledge to the table for each and every client. Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
As both line executive and management consultant, I have developed and implemented strategies to grow volume, share and... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
With 15 years recent experience as Controller for a 25-person firm, and having started my own packing and shipping... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
In my career I have been in the Automotive aftermarket, real estate and tourist business. Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Accounting & Cash Flow
As an executive in the public sector and a business owner, I bring a wealth of experience and knowledge from government... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can assist you in the development of your business plan, marketing and sales plans with a focus on intangible,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you through the process of starting a business in Maryland (including business plan and budget development... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
As a consultant, board member and interim COO/CFO, Ive helped start-ups and early-stage companies in a broad spectrum... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
My career has followed two distinct paths: first as a government contractor working for large and small companies doing... Read More >