About Us

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for fifty years.

SCORE is a valuable network of 13,000+ volunteers who offer small business entrepreneurs confidential business counseling services at no charge. SCORE volunteers have the knowledge and experience to help any small business owner get the help they need. Our dedicated volunteers represent over 3,000 years of experience across 62 industries.

SCORE also provides local workshops and events throughout the country to connect small business owners with the people and information they need to start, grow, and maintain their businesses, as well as online workshops available 24/7. SCORE provides resources, templates and tools to assist entrepreneurs in developing tools and plans they need to navigate their way to small business success.

Founded in 1964, SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and has 364 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with over 13,000 volunteers nationwide.


Holland Score Local Chapter #686


Cowie, Don Business financial management
Fry, Ryan Banking
Hegg, Steve Sustainable Growth
Jacobson-Beland, Jackie Accounting, CPA
Komejan, Jerry Contracts, bids, costs
Koster, Ken Manufacturing, market management
Lynn, Larry Restaurant management
Marks, Jim New product development, manufacturing operations, supply chain management
Paterson, William Administration, marketing, general manufacturing, internet
Pembleton, Steve Business coaching, talent management, leadership development, HR support
Ribbens, Jack New product development
Winter, Bob Real estate development