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FREE BUSINESS MENTORING

Our mentors have experience as small business owners and successful business executives with a wide range of skills, knowledge and experience. We all have proven track records of mentoring and helping entrepreneurs.

We are a volunteer, nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the success of small businesses in Hennepin County, Minnesota.

We provide free and confidential  business mentoring to both prospective and existing small businesses. 

Our mentoring services are available via VIDEO, PHONE, EMAIL or FACE-TO-FACE.  Contact us today!

MEET OUR MENTOR & TRAINING TEAM
Click on the IMAGE or NAME to see the Mentor's Full Profile
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 Skills Expertise:

  • Business Planning

  • Business Operations

  • Business Start-ups 

  • Technical/Engineering Consulting 

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Art Shore

Mentor & Trainer

Skill Expertise:

  • Sales Training

  • Pitch Deck Design

  • Business Consulting

  • Presentation Design & Delivery

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Skills Expertise:​

  • Sales

  • Business Consulting

  • Marketing

  • Business Start-ups

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Jerry Rudick

Mentor & Trainer

Skills Expertise:

  • Business Planning

  • Business Finance & Accounting

  • Business Operations

  • Business Startups

Marshall Jones

Mentor & Facilitator

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John Shade

Mentor & Trainer

 Skills Expertise:

  • Business Strategy & Operations

  • IT Operations

  • Software Development

  • Business/Data Analysis

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Mark Ratner

Mentor & Facilitator

Skill Expertise:

  • Banking

  • Finance

  • Financial Projections

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Bryan Sykora

Mentor & Trainer

Skills Expertise:​

  • Sales

  • Business Planning

  • Presentation Development

  • Business Consulting

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Mark Chodosh

Mentor & Trainer

Skills Expertise:

  • Sales & Marketing

  • Business Consulting

  • Strategic Planning

  • Presentation Delivery

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 Skills Expertise:

  • Business Planning

  • Business Finance & Accounting

  • Quickbooks Business Ops

  • Buy/Sell Business

  • Marketing and Sales B to B

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Skill Expertise:

  • Sales and Marketing

  • Strategic Planning

  • Imports/Exports

  • Manufacturing

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Ben Marcovitch

Mentor & Trainer

Skills Expertise:​

  • Sales & Marketing

  • Business Planning

  • Strategic Plan Development

  • Prioritization

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Loren Herbst

Development & Mentor

Skill Expertise:

  • Banking

  • Business startups

  • Business planning

  • Development

Jim Handy

Mentor & Facilitator

Skill Expertise:

  • Start-up

  • Strategic planning

  • Organizational design

  • Consulting practice

Not Sure Who to Select?

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Dennis Bingham

Director & Mentor

Skill Expertise:

  • Business startups

  • Business consulting

  • Business planning

  • Buy/Sell business