On August 14, Michael Strouse Vice President, Branch Sales Leader IV, BankUnited, presented a check for $2,500 to Ken Koziol, Chapter Chair, Tom Turynowicz Past President, George Greenstein Technology Chair and Ruth Fite Administrative Chair to support the Chapter’s small business education and technical assistance programs.
BankUnited, headquartered in Miami Lakes FL with several offices on the Treasure Coast, strives through their Community Development Program to provide a positive foundation for neighborhoods and to engage communities by providing financial support and actively supporting the development goals of the communities they serve.
SCORE Treasure Coast mentors have direct experience in business start-ups, manufacturing, high technology, insurance, public relations, retail operations, textiles, pharmaceuticals, legal, banking, hospitality, restaurants, finance, tax, distribution, information technology, materials, engineering, sales & marketing, specialty retailing, acquisitions, turnarounds and divestitures.
SCORE Treasure Coast, has its main office in Ft. Pierce and eight branch locations in Hobe Sound, Jensen Beach, Palm City, Port St. Lucie, St. Lucie West, Stuart, Sebastian, and Vero Beach.
During this past fiscal year 2017, the SCORE Treasure Coast Chapter served 888 unique mentoring clients, held 120 workshops with 1921 attendees, for total of 4676 total services provided to the small business community of the Treasure Coast. That’s a record for the chapter and represents a year to year growth of 10.8%. In addition, the Chapter helped 356 new businesses get started and it helped to create 379 non-owner jobs during that same period.
SCORE provides no-cost, confidential business mentoring with expertise in a wealth of business and business-related areas. SCORE Treasure Coast is a resource partner with the Small Business Administration and covers Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Glades and Okeechobee Counties on the Treasure Coast.
Please phone the SCORE office at 772-489-0548 to set up an appointment to discuss your business opportunity with an experienced SCORE counselor or please go to our Web Site www.treasurecoast.score.org.
Treasure Coast SCORE 308 – Professional Center, Suite 2, 3220 South US 1, Fort Pierce FL 34982