March 23, 2015

For Immediate Release

Source:  SCORE Chapter 308

               Fort Pierce FL


Treasure Coast SCORE Adds New Counselors

The Treasure Coast Chapter of SCORE is pleased to announce the addition of Larry Breault and Charles Gumpel to its growing staff of volunteer business counselors.

Larry Breault has over 45 years of business experience including ownership and operation of a Management Recruiters franchise for over 34 years in NJ and FL. Prior to that Larry held positions in Information Technology with firms such as Uniroyal and The Herald News (NJ).

Larry has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering & Management from Farleigh Dickinson University and resides in Port St. Lucie with his wife Meredith.

Charles Gumpel has over 50 years of business experience with McDonnel Douglas, Boeing and private law practice. Charles’s engineering experience included mechanical engineering, hydraulics, ordnance, and, servo systems. After having received his law degree in 1974, Charles specialized in business law and intellectual property law, primarily in patents, both with McDonnell Douglas and then Boeing and in private practice.

Charles holds a B.S. in Engineering from Purdue University and a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Whittier College CA and Charles and his wife Judith reside in Vero Beach. Charles is bilingual in Spanish.

Local SCORE counselors have direct experience in business start-ups, manufacturing, high technology, insurance, public relations, retail operations, textiles, pharmaceuticals, legal, banking, finance, tax, distribution, information technology, materials, engineering, sales & marketing, customer service, commercial leasing, electrical contracting, health & nutrition, human resources, specialty retailing, hospitality, acquisitions, turnarounds, divestitures, business valuations, public relations, turnarounds, management recruiting and non-profits.

SCORE also offers free & low cost workshops in such areas as:  How to Start a Small Business, Cash Management, Financial Recordkeeping, Marketing, Florida Sales Tax, All About Non-Profits, Commercial Insurance, Business Law, Commercial Credit, Business Planning, Corporate & LLC Reporting & Recordkeeping, & Personal Credit/Identity Theft.

SCORE Chapter 308, has its main office in Ft. Pierce and branch locations in Hobe Sound, Jensen Beach, Palm City, Fort Pierce, Stuart, Vero Beach and now again in Sebastian. 

SCORE provides no-cost, confidential business counseling with expertise in a wealth of business and business-related areas.  SCORE Chapter 308 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 our office at 772-489-0548 to make an appointment to discuss your business opportunity with an experienced volunteer SCORE counselor and when we are away you will be forwarded to our answering service.

Our website can also be used to make an appointment at any of our eight (8) locations for face-to-face counseling or to register for any of our workshops.

Treasure Coast SCORE 308 – Professional Center, Suite 2, 3220 South US 1, Fort Pierce FL 34982

SCORE is a Resource Partner of the US Small Business Administration