Las Cruces SCORE

Our business mentors meet with people who want to start a new business or improve their existing operation.  We also mentor not-for-profit leaders who are interested in starting up or improving an organization.   We serve our clients via face-to-face counseling sessions, over the internet, or in seminars and workshops. All of our services are offered at no cost.  Our normal office hours are 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Monday thru Friday.  We can schedule meetings at other hours or on weekends to accommodate our client’s availability. The SCORE office is located at the Loretto Towne Center, Suite 125, 505 S. Main Street, Las Cruces, NM  88001, Tel:  575-523-5627.

OUR MENTORS

COOKE, KATHLEEN EdD:   Management Consulting Businesses, Not-for-Profits, Experience writing Business Plans, Policies and Procedures. Designing and presenting Training on Supervision, Project Management, Strategic Planning, Board Governance, Asset Security.

BREEDLOVE, CINDY & JOHN:  Publishing, Marketing, Fundraising, Health Industry, Arts, City Govt.

CAMPBELL-LAYMAN JOYCE:  Non for Profit, Human Resources, Health Care, Engineering/Construction Support Services

DEVEREY, JOHN:  Business Planning and Marketing, Small business development, planning and operation. Wholesale business with a focus on operational and marketing aspects.

DUNCAN, PHIL:  Business Finance, Accounting, Planning and Strategy, Serving Sierra County (Truth or Consequences), providing expertise in general business finance, financing strategies and practices with commercial lenders. 

FERN, CATHERINE:   Social Service Not-for-Profit Agency Management, Program design and development, staff development, and organizational development.  Interagency communications.  Grant application preparation.

FUSCO, GABRIEL W:   Food Industry, Sales, Sales Management, Marketing, Experience in all forms of Grocery, Beverage, Frozen food sales, marketing and distribution. Assist in devising Business and Marketing Plans to enter and market any new consumer product.

GERACE, BARBARA:  Government Contracting, Experience in all aspects of government contracting, requirements analysis, the application process, and conducting business under a government contract. 

GRIGALIUNAS, BILL:  Radio, Media Marketing, Federal Communication Commission  

HILL, GORDON:  Product Development and Sales Strategies, High tech product development and sales, well known instructor on sales techniques and public speaking techniques.

KUYPER, JOAN:  Governance, Turnarounds, NFP, Community Outreach, Fund Raising
Not-for-Profit management professional with 30 years experience.  An Executive and CEO of national associations, foundations, the arts and philanthropies.  Has developed a model for consulting and training services for Not-for-Profit organizations.

LAMARRE, WIL:  Business Management, 30 plus years of manufacturing. Accounting background. Personal Trainer to CEOs. Emphasis on creating a strong business culture. Concentration on systems and procedures in running a profitable business. Lean concepts (TPS) applications to manufacturing, retail or service industry.

LOCKMAN, CATHY: Healthcare, Wellness and Life Services, Marketing, Sales

ROBERTS, MONROE:  Import/Export, Government contracting (both US and non-US), importing and exporting practices and issues, intellectual property matters.

SURI, MARC:   International Business, Manufacturing, Business Start ups, Setting Joint Ventures in China; India and Brazil Businesses, Manufacturing; Business Plans.

TEGMEYER, JOHN:  Management, Restaurant Solutions, Site Selection, Purchase of Equipment, Menu set up. Restaurant controls including Food, labor and overhead budgeting. Menu preparation and all accounting including licensing.