SCORE

 

NEW ORLEANS, November 9, 2020 – Good Work Network continues its introduction of new resources for entrepreneurs working to recover from the impacts of COVID-19, thanks to a new partnership with SCORE. The national organization that leverages retired executives to support the growth of small businesses, is dedicating mentors to clients of Good Work Network in an effort to boost minority business growth and sustainability. 

"As experienced executives we unstand tha building the right relationships is a key component to overall success. Through this partnership we hope to contribute our expertise to the continued growth of a strong business community," said Jeremy Reed, Chapter Chair of SCORE Mentors New Orleans.

From the start of the pandemic, Good Work Network was well positioned to seamlessly provide critcal guidance, education and support to small business owners virtually. It has seen a near 200% increase in small businesses supported this year over last, and continues to develop resources to continue the development of a more equitable economy. 

We know there are no silver bullets to equity,” said Hermione Malone, Executive Director for Good Work Network. “This partnership brings expertise and another trusted voice that our clients can leverage as they continue to build and grow their businesses. We are thrilled with both the caliber and commitment of the SCORE mentors and know they will be an asset to our community of clients.”

Entrepreneurs interested in support from Good Work Network can call 504-309-2073 or email info@goodworknetwork.org.

 

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About Good Work Network:

Good Work Network (GWN) was founded in 2001 to help minority and women-owned businesses start, grow, and succeed through targeted coaching, technical assistance, and training. GWN is a bridge between those supporting entrepreneurs of color at both the start-up and scale-up ends of the continuum. Focusing on entrepreneurs with annual revenues between $150,000 and $1 million, it works to increase minority business growth by addressing the well-documented barriers to success — contacts, contracts, and capital. 

 

About SCORE:

SCORE Mentors, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals. Since 1964, we have provided education and mentorship to more than 11 million entrepreneurs.

SCORE Mentors New Orleans provides free and confidential business advice and counseling tailored to you: Your business and your personal goals. We also offer workshops that, for a modest fee, will give you the tools you need to succeed in today's fast-paced and ever-changing business climate. 

New Mentoring Program for Small Business Owners Launches in Partnership Between SCORE and Good Work Network