Experienced Professionals Invited Give Back as Business Mentors
CINCINNATI – SCORE Greater Cincinnati has an immediate need for experienced business professionals to mentor small business owners.
SCORE is having a virtual information session Feb. 17 at 3 p.m. for potential volunteers. The 30-minute session will provide an overview of the organization and volunteer expectations. Details and registration are available at greatercincinnati.score.org.
“It’s an extremely rewarding experience,” said Bill DiGrezio, a retired, Hebron, Ky. resident and SCORE mentor since 2007. “You simply need to be a good listener and be willing to use your business experience to help.”
During the past 50 years, the local SCORE chapter has assisted thousands of local, small business owners. Requests for a free business mentor have increased by 25 percent year over year.
SCORE Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana Chapter is a nonprofit organization with approximately 100 experienced volunteers who offer free mentoring in all aspects of business development and operations. The chapter offers low-cost educational seminars and maintains an extensive library of business briefs and online webinars. SCORE is the oldest and largest free business mentoring organization in the US with over 12,000 volunteers nationwide who are motivated to give back to their local communities through their support of small business.