Welcome to the first in a series of special episodes of The How of Business podcast, focused on SCORE. In this series Henry Lopez will share what SCORE is about, the services they provide to our communities, and how you can use this great resource to help you start, run and grow your small business. We will also feature many of the talented and diverse SCORE volunteer mentors and staff, and share SCORE client success stories.
Henry Lopez has been a mentor with SCORE for the past 5 years, and is also an active small business owner, business coach and podcaster. On today’s episode Henry’s guest is Laura Butler and they are excited to introduce you to all that SCORE of Dallas, Texas has to offer.
SCORE helps small business people through mentoring and training. Volunteer Mentors leverage decades of experience in a variety of business disciplines and industries. SCORE’s mentoring services are free! The Dallas chapter of SCORE serves 11 counties in the Dallas and North Texas Metroplex and Lubbock, Texas.
SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, with more than 10,000 volunteers in 300 chapters. For over 50 years, SCORE has served as America’s premier source of free business mentoring and education. As a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE has helped more than 11 million entrepreneurs through mentoring, workshops and educational resources since 1964.
About Laura Butler:
Laura Butler is the Managing Director and lead trainer of Fusion Consulting, and a Business Management Consultant, Executive & Personal Branding Coach, Keynote Speaker, Corporate Trainer, Author and a volunteer mentor with SCORE.
Laura has over 20 years’ experience in the field of Business Consulting, Human Resources and Training and 15 years in sports management & youth development. She lectures at a number of universities and has been invited to speak at events in over 15 countries. She is a business owner and a private consultant to a number of leaders in the USA, Europe, Canada, and the wider Caribbean and has also worked with multiple startups, small businesses and Fortune 500 corporations.
- SBA (Small Business Administration) Website
- SCORE National Website
- SCORE Dallas Website (to schedule a mentoring session and find workshops)
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