We're here to help you succeed.

Our experienced business professionals provide valuable, timely, and practical advice. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, our mentors will help you and your business open new markets, reach new customers, and achieve new goals.

What Greater Aiken SCORE Clients Say About Our Services

“… I know that in order to continue to provide our services, I have to learn the principles of business. I can’t think of a better way to learn those principles than from the SCORE mentors who are experts in their fields and are willing to share their knowledge.”   Karen Poteat, Owner, Aiken Active Seniors 

Our Mentors

Product Development & Manufacturing
My experience lies in product development. I can help scope a project, staff, and tool it into production. I have... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Education in engineering with BS chemical engineering and MS mechanical engineering. Completed 27years military service... Read More >
Other
10+ years in Restaurant Business Air Force Veteran Founded first African American Chamber of Commerce in Georgia Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Personal Summary * Strong Financial Background * Well-honed Reflexes for Operations Efficiency * Respect for Vision and... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can assist businesses with business plan development, operations, staff management, and investor relationships. As... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I will use my 40 plus years of experience as a CPA and business advisor to assist SCORE clients solve their business... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
There is an overwhelming amount of information out there and lots of businesses who prey on entrepreneurs. I can help... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can help new and existing entrepreneurs determine the needed ‘next steps’ for their business. Guidance in operational... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I am here to assist in Business Start-up and Expansion Strategic Planning Sales and Marketing Plans Sales... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can assist businesses in planning, marketing, and establishing third party business partners. As a former small... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can work with you to help improve in areas of accounting /finance, manufacturing, warehousing and logistics. I've... Read More >
Government Regulations & Contracting
With my background in industry and in the news media, I can assist the chapter in promoting its workshops and success... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Advising, assisting and guiding Clients in the pursuit and success of their goals is of utmost importance in my role as... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can help you with a range of business and financial operations topics including operations management, compliance,... Read More >
Operations
USAF - Technical Intelligence Officer IBM - Semiconductor and Packaging Development Manufacturing... Read More >
Government Regulations & Contracting
I can help improve business performance in marketing, operations and developing long term business relationships. As a... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
Educator with a focus on Special Education Real Estate Executive Executive Vice President of Multiple Real Estate... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Throughout my nearly two-decade career in the academic and research environment, I have been successful in receiving... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help improve business performance in strategic planning, training and development, and personnel and employee... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
40+ years experience as a government and business communicator, with emphasis on international relations (Asia, Europe... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
1972-79 Rockwell International -Financial Analyst, Systems Analyst, International Logistics Manager 1980-84 Beckman... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Operations
Worked for a Specialty Steel Company selling their products in the eastern part of US for 22 years. Started business... Read More >
Government Regulations & Contracting
Project Management skills, Project Controls skills, Strong cost and schedule background. Was certified as Professional... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
My thought process works best in analyzing business situations and creating alternative paths for obtaining objectives... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you strategize your next steps in growing your business. As a manager with years of experience in big... Read More >
Government Regulations & Contracting
Mr. Retson has over 44 years of legal practice and law office management experience in the fields of government... Read More >
Operations
After college, I was a Nuclear Engineer in the US Navy for 7 years, leaving the service as a Lieutenant Commander. I... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Extensive background in managment of Not For Profit Organizations to include fiscal, organizational, and stewarship... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
+40 years in the aluminum industry with both publically and privately held producers. Held various Sales, Product and... Read More >
Other
Stephen can help you think through the process of creating a new business, including strategy development, market... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
1. Sales - Laboratory Equipment 2. Technical Equipment for Food and Pharma companies 3.. Management 4. Upper Management... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Mentoring Skills: Business Operations, Business Strategy Planning, Manufacturing Product Development, Supply Chain... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow