Getting the Most Out of a SCORE Mentorship to Help Your Business Soar January 27, 2022, 1:00pm EST January 27, 2022, 1:00pm EST
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Mentoring allows people to grow and improve themselves. Goals are so much more attainable with mentorship and will leave a lasting impact in your local business community.

In 2020, SCORE mentors helped start 45,027 businesses, create 74,535 non-owner new jobs and 119,562 total new jobs.

In celebration of National Mentor Month, Certified SCORE Mentor Suzanne McGrath will share insights into mentorship, best practices for working with and becoming a mentor, as well as discuss the challenges and successes she and mentee, Stephan Beauchene, work through together.

As well, a special greeting from the U.S. Small Business Administration's Associate Administrator Mark Madrid and SCORE CEO Bridget Weston.

You'll hear about:

  • Who needs a mentor and specifically how they can be helpful in starting or growing your business
  • How to find the right mentor for you
  • Utilizing SCORE’s extensive, nationwide network of business experts to assist you in navigating different aspects of your business
  • How experienced business people can become involved in mentoring others through SCORE
  • How SCORE mentorship plays out in the real world of starting and growing a business (as illustrated by our client case study)

About the Presenter(s)

 Suzanne  McGrath

Suzanne McGrath has over 15 years’ experience as a retailer, restaurant owner, and event developer. As a SCORE Mentor, Suzanne helps clients who are running or thinking of starting a retail business, restaurant, or other food or beverage-related business (cafes, caterers, etc.).

Certified SCORE Mentor
Stephan Beauchesne

Stephan Beauchesne is the Founding partner and CEO at Pop-up Patisserie and Pop-up Poutine. A French-Canadian, Stephan has been making cream puffs, gougeres and eclairs semi-professionally since he took a baking course at L’Academie de Cuisine in Bethesda in 2002.

Founding Partner and CEO, Pop-up Patisserie and Pop-up Poutine
Mark Madrid - SBA

Mr. Madrid leads the OED, which is the SBA’s technical assistance arm with a national resource network including Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs), Women’s Business Centers (WBCs), SCORE, and the Office of Entrepreneurship Education.

Associate Administrator for the Office of Entrepreneurial Development (OED), SBA
 Bridget  Weston

Bridget Weston is the CEO of the SCORE Association, where she provides executive leadership and works directly and collaboratively with the Board of Directors to establish the vision and direction of SCORE.

CEO, SCORE
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