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SCORE counsels business managers

For those wishing to start a business, improve business operations or who need assistance in managing the business, a certified SCORE counselor will be at the chamber office for counseling every Tuesday from 10 am to 1 pm.

All SCORE services are free of charge, although the Dallas chapter charges minimal fees for its workshops and webinars.

SCORE has been mentoring new and existing businesses across the nation for more than 40 years and has a network of more than 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, SCORE mentors will help you and your business open new markets, reach new customers, and achieve new goals.

Richardson’s SCORE counselor is Steve Mullen, who has extensive experience in consumer marketing and business planning at Hershey's, Kellogg's and in Dallas with Lufthansa / Sky Chefs. He also worked in the food industry in Tokyo for 8 years. He earned two bachelor’s degrees in marketing and finance from Northwestern University. He has also had experience in starting several small businesses.

Steve’s areas of coaching expertise include

  • Business finance & accounting
  • Business strategy & planning
  • Non-profit
  • Supply chain management
  • Sales, marketing & public relations

Click here for more information about Steve.

Meetings are scheduled by appointment by calling the chamber office at 972-792-2800 or the SCORE office at (214) 987-9491. When calling the SCORE office, please inform them you want to meet at the Richardson Chamber of Commerce.

The Dallas Chapter of SCORE has 75 retired business and community leaders in 15 Dallas offices. For information on upcoming SCORE workshops and webinars, visit

The Dallas Score Chapter offers educational workshops on virtually any subject relating to the operation of a business. You can check the SCORE website for dates/times/location and sign up to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars at the SCORE website at

SCORE is a non-profit organization operated under the direction of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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