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SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. 

JIM HUBBARD, SCORE Certified Mentor has provided expert advice to Entrepreneurs in the NW Indiana 5 counties. An HR professional, lawyer and corporate executive with years of experience in working with small businesses, Jim meets with SCORE clients and volunteers, providing free, confidential and trusted advice. 

  DON PELKA, SCORE Certified Mentor has provided expert advice to Entrepreneurs in all types of industries in the NW Indiana 5 counties.  An MBA from Northwestern University with management experience in Finance, Information Technology, Marketing and Cyber Security, Don meets with SCORE clients and helps with business planning, startup guidance and practical advice on performance improvement.  

SCORE NW Indiana Mentors are available to make presentations and offer business advice to your group or organization. We will meet with local business groups to share insights and experience in starting and managing a business. 

SCORE has been mentoring new and existing businesses for over 50 years and has a network of over 13,000 volunteers who donate their time to help entrepreneurs. As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE mentors deliver valuable, timely, and practical advice. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, our mentors will help you and your business open new markets, reach new customers, and achieve new goals. These SCORE mentors will help you start and grow your business through free and confidential business advice online and in person. Start now by choosing one of the options below: