Get Free Expert Help to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE Pittsburgh 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.

Remote Mentoring is Available

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 below. The health of small business owners, their employees and the SCORE network of volunteers remains our top priority.

Request Virtual Mentoring

Request Virtual Mentoring

Complete our online form and we will contact you within 48 hours and schedule an appointment for free, online business mentoring with one of our business experts.

Browse Search for a Remote Mentor

Search for a Remote Mentor

SCORE Pittsburgh offers an e-mail counseling program that draws upon the resources of SCORE chapters nationwide. Browse mentor profiles and select the right email mentor for you.

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.

Our Mentors

Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Human Resources Non-Profit Operations Strategy & Planning
I recently retired from Big Brothers big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh after serving almost 15 years as the CEO. I... Read More >
Buying or Selling a Business Operations
Recently retired. Would like to help new entrepreneurs. Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning
To use my knowledge and experience to assist small to medium size manufacturers improved overall business results as a... Read More >
Operations
I have extensive experience in manufacturing, project planning, facilities maintenance, machining, operations... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Strategy & Planning
Over 20 years I worked as a senior executive for Gulf Oil, Westinghouse... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Financing / Capital Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
Looking to help others, by using my gifts and experience Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Customer Relations Financing / Capital Operations Strategy & Planning
I have owned a small business' for 40+ years and can help SCORE clients with real estate strategic planning, and retail... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning
I have a vast amount of financial experience and I am now retired. In the past I have enjoyed assisting with all areas... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Customer Relations Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Strategy & Planning
I would not be where I am in business without the help of others. Most of the help I have received has been informal... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Non-Profit Operations Technology
I have a broad range of expereince from my MBA, 2 of my own LLCs, and as a manager/director in the IT department at a... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Operations Strategy & Planning
As a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and a faculty member of Business mangement I... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
My forty year career includes diverse assignments in manufacturing; R D/Process Technology; engineering; plant and... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Buying or Selling a Business Financing / Capital
- Retired Senior Vice President from PNC Bank with 43 years of diversified banking experience including Audit / Risk... Read More >
Buying or Selling a Business Legal Issues Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Other
I have been an in-house corporate attorney for 37 years, dealing with a variety of commercial contracts and... Read More >
Operations Other Technology
Digital Marketing Strategy, Management Operations, Technology Projects Consultant with PITM Consulting, LLC with an... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Financing / Capital Other Strategy & Planning
I have a very diverse set of experience over my 40 year career. I have worked with small business clients and... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Government Regulations & Contracting Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
I can help a client develop a focused executable strategy to go to Market, grow their business, improve cash flow, and... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Customer Relations Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Strategy & Planning Technology
I can help you evaluate your ideas for a new business and plan, start, run and grow your business, whether for profit... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning
I can help with business planning and financial predictions. I managed small-size industrial company and can assist... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
Visionary leader with more than 20 years experience in establishing businesses, growing them organically and through... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Customer Relations Franchising Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning
I can help with professional and/or retail sales, marketing programs, small business development, and overall... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
My goal is to help entrepreneurs create commercially viable businesses! I can help you develop a profitable go-to-... Read More >
Government Regulations & Contracting Operations
Graduating as a civil engineer, I have worked my entire career in environmental engineering. Initially working for a... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Buying or Selling a Business Franchising Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing Strategy & Planning Technology
I can help you start, run and grow your business. I am experienced at starting and running new businesses as well as... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Product Development & Manufacturing
For those interested in starting or growing their business, I can help with issues related to marketing and sales/... Read More >
Non-Profit Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
Manufacturing - process development and mfg management, Quality Assurance, technical sales, New Venture management,... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Operations Product Development & Manufacturing
10 yrs. Banking, 2 years business broker, 2 yrs. Mortgage Broker, retail and Wholesale 20 years Franchise - 3 (17... Read More >
Human Resources Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Other
Thirty years of experience in colleges, universities. and schools have given me the skills and knowhow to support you... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance Marketing, Public Relations & Sales Non-Profit Operations Product Development & Manufacturing

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MENTORING WORKS!

Small business owners who receive three or more hours of mentoring report higher revenues and increased growth.

Get Started On Your Business Success Journey Today!