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SCORE offers the largest network of volunteer business mentors providing free answers to your business questions. Browse mentor profiles to find your ideal expert or ask a question and let us pair you with the right expert.

SCORE Chattanooga provides free business counseling at its offices in Eastgate Business Center, Monday through Thursday from 9 AM to 1 PM. Over 30 local retired business executives volunteer their time to provide this service. Additionally, SCORE counselors can provide on-site counseling at your place of business.


SCORE counselors can help with many business challenges, including the following: 

  • Startup Assistance
  • Feasibility studies
  • Business plans
  • Business financing
  • Legal structure (Corporation, proprietorship, LLC, etc.) 
  • NonProfit Organizations
  • Franchises
  • Trademarks, copyrights, and patents
  • Marketing 
  • Internet Resources
  • Risk management
  • Personnel management
  • Licenses and taxes

All counseling sessions are free and confidential.

Face-to-face Counseling: Appointments for counseling in person, either in our offices or on-site at your business, can be scheduled by calling the SCORE Chattanooga office at (423) 553-1722, completing the online form (green box below) or by sending an email to chattanooga.score@gmail.com.