At SCORE Hampton Roads you have access to many mentors who have years of valuable expertise in a wide variety of industries. Here is an overview of just a few of our mentors:

Russell Black: Over 35 years experience in commercial and government contracting. Skilled in government procurement, strategic planning, analysis and resolution, communications, and client cultivation and prospecting.

John Chattleton: Thirty five years of Banking. Expertise in Commercial, Real Estate, SBA, and Consumer Lending. Skilled in loan structuring, loan workout, and loan pricing. Experienced in Change Management, corporate re-structuring, Strategic Planning and enhancing company productivity through Process Improvement. B.A. C.W. Post / Long Island University and Post Graduate work in Finance, Accounting, Leadership and Change Management.

Stuart Davis (Stu): Expertise in federal contracting and information technology. Federal executive in Army Material Command, President’s Management Improvement Council, and Justice Department until 1986 retirement. Senior VP of mid-sized technology firm subsequently with practice focused on program management and information technology system management. BS from Syracuse University.

Rod Watson: Over 20 years as a US Navy Surface Warfare Officer. Certified Fitness Trainer and Group Exercise Instructor. BS in Health Science. Owner of a Personal Training practice and former owner of two 24 hours access fitness center franchises. Current managing owner of an Internet Marketing Consulting and Website Design Firm. BS in Business Administration from Marquette University. Completed Post- Graduate Degree in Information Systems (MPA) with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

George Fischer (Gif): Automated product design, production, and sales for Service Master Energy Services. Seaboard Energy Systems, Landmark Communications, and IBM.

Allen Goldstein: Expertise in business finance and accounting, government and regulations, non profits, banking, financial services, insurance, and public and professional organizations.

Richard Lammers: Specialist in tax and financial planning for small businesses. CPA with more than 30 years experience with an international accounting firm. Served as partner in charge of the Hampton Roads Tax Practice of KPMG Peat Marwick for 10 years. Graduate of the School of Business Administration, University of Minnesota.

Bonita Lindenberg: CPA with 25 years experience in accounting, tax preparation, and client consulting. Skilled in financial reporting and accounting systems, cost proposal preparation, inventory control, small business issues and not-for-profit organizations.

Richard Love: Experienced in the manufacturing and mining industry with skills in sales and marketing, public relations, manufacturing and product development.

Lee Mednikow: Expertise in retail and wholesale trade media and communications, transportation and warehousing, business planning and strategy, sales, marketing, and public relations.

Dennis Stuver: Over thirty years experience in the fields of life insurance, financial planning, real estate rental financing, and sales and marketing. Expert in franchising.

Charles Vaughan (Tom): Expertise in construction, industrials, utilities and government contracting, homeowner services/home improvements, with skills in operations, sales, marketing and public relations, planning and strategy.

Frederic Walker (Fred): Considerable expertise in business operation of small private schools and other nonprofit organizations, including financial management, fund raising, and tuition collection. Experience in establishing a non-profit corporation and operation of a Department of Social Services licensed child care facility. Experience gained through service as principal/headmaster of three private schools, as well as prior experience in education.

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