• SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship for over fifty years. SCORE is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to their network of 10,000 volunteers, they can deliver their services at no charge or at very low cost.

    SCORE can provide:

    • Volunteer MENTORS who share their expertise across 62 industries
    • Free, confidential business MENTORING in person, via email or by video
    • Free business TOOLS, templates and tips here online
    • Inexpensive or free business WORKSHOPS (locally) and webinars (online 24/7)

    Their 300 chapters hold events and workshops locally across the U.S. and its territories, and match up entrepreneurs with local, volunteer mentors. SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA.


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  • Tim Jacquet

    For Tim Jacquet, helping small business owners is more than a profession: it is a passion.

    Tim’s extensive background in working with small businesses includes being the host and executive producer of The Core Business Show, Executive Vice President of Apple Capital Group, Certified SCORE Mentor and receiving a certificate in Executive Training and Leadership from the SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative and a ScaleUp Graduate Executive Management Certificate in Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations form the SBA.

    Tim serves our business community every Thursday from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce. Appointments available upon request.


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