The Treasure Coast Chapter of SCORE is pleased to announce the addition of Ben Heyward to its staff of volunteer business mentors.

Ben has over 35 years experience in the financial services industry.  Graduating from the University of Alabama with a BS in finance and investment management, Ben used his expertise to assist Credit Unions in CA and NM.  In addition he served at President of the New Mexico Coalition of Financial Literacy and as Board Member of the New Mexico Governor’s IDA Counsel.  He moved to Vero Beach in 2013.

Local SCORE mentors have direct experience in business start-ups, manufacturing, technology, insurance, public relations, retail operations and many other areas of business.  We offer free and low cost workshops in such areas as:  How TO Start A Small Business, Cash Management, Financial Recordkeeping, Marketing, etc.  These workshops can be accessed by going to

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

SCORE provides no-cost confidential business mentoring with expertise in a wealth of business and business-related area.  We are a resource partner with the SBA.

Our phone number is 772-489-0548.  Please call us or visit our website to make an appointment to discuss your business opportunity with an experienced volunteer SCORE counselor.