March 21, 2013


For Immediate Release


Source:  SCORE Chapter 308

               Fort Pierce FL



Treasure Coast SCORE Excels in National Client Engagement Survey


The National SCORE Office in Herndon VA  recently released the results of their FY2013 Client Engagement Survey in which they asked questions of over 142,000 clients who had used SCORE face-to-face counseling services in the Fiscal Year Ended 9/30/2012.


Responses by over 12,000 clients indicated that the Treasure Coast Chapter of SCORE which is celebrating its 40th year of service exceeded the overall national average score as well as the District to which it is assigned which covers from Brevard County to Miami-Dade County.


In the top 14 summary categories of questions and corresponding answers, Treasure Coast SCORE results equaled or exceeded the national average in 11 of the 14 categories or 78.6%.  When compared to their District the local SCORE Chapter equaled or exceed all but one of the 14 answers or 92.9%.


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, specialty retailing, acquisitions, turnarounds, divestitures, business valuations and non-profits.


SCORE Chapter 308, has its main office in Ft. Pierce and branch locations in Hobe Sound, Jensen Beach, Palm City, Port St. Lucie, Stuart and Vero Beach.  In the fiscal year ended September 30, 2012, Treasure Coast SCORE Chapter 308 served 433 new clients face-to-face & 178 new clients through email counseling. Also we held 80 workshops with 1,132 attendees.


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 the Small Business Development Center at IRSC  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.


Our website www.treasurecoast.score.org can be used to make an appointment at any of our seven (7) 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

Tel/Fax 772-489-0548 Email:  score308@bellsouth.net