SCORE Naples Workshop – Choose Your Counselor May 2019

Date, Time and Location 

Saturday, May 4, 2018 from 9:15 AM to 1:15 PM

SCORE Naples

Fifth Third Bank Building

900 Goodlette Road North

Naples, FL 34102


Free when registering online


“Choose Your Counselor

Free help with any business issue!

No time for a weekday appointment? Take advantage of this opportunity for free weekend mentoring. Review each counselor’s expertise and experience below, select the one with the qualifications that best suits your needs and schedule an appointment online. Choose your time for a one hour appointment.


Jeanine Cotter 

Expert in: Starting a small business, operating a business effectively, developing talent, marketing and selling services.

Experience: 34 years managing organizations, forming businesses and people plans, understanding customer needs, and developing and selling services to meet those needs. Currently operating own business.

Norm Stern

Expert in: Business Start Up, Business Plans, New Product Development, Sales Promotion, Marketing, Consumer Package Goods & Services, Retail Management

Experience:  Marketing & Management instructor at the Lutgert College of Business, 17 years at Florida Gulf Coast University; Considerable marketing experience with both large and small companies; started and operated 4 small companies during the past 20 years.

Ron Wilson   

Expert in: Startups, Business Strategy and Development, Business Plans, Company Finance, Marketing.

Experience: Over 30 years of experience as a senior executive in developing and growing companies. Worked in South Africa and Singapore for international and U.S companies.  Adjunct Professor in Business and Economics at Singapore Management University. Mentor at the Institute for Entrepreneurship at Florida Gulf Coast University        

Gail Steckler

Expert in: Business start up requirements, creating a Budget, setting up a Profit and Loss on Quickbooks/ Quicken, working capital and banking needs for small business and how to procure,Strategic planning, Leases and site selection, Insurance.

Experience: Treasurer of personal family owned consulting business from start up to sale to another company. Founding board member of community bank.

Jim Dallet

Expert in: Business Start Up; Business Plans; Retail Management; Business Strategy;Inventory Control: Buying or Selling a business; Marketing; Growing Your Business; Healthcare; How to Prepare and Read Your Business Statements.

Experience: 45 years in Retail Pharmacy Management and Ownership. Managed Chain Stores. Started, grew, and sold Retail and Long term Care Pharmacies, and a Physical Therapy Operation. Partner in 5 other Independent Pharmacies.           

J.B. Brenner   

Expert in: Retail, E-commerce, and Accounting.

Experience: .Bachelor’s degree in accounting from Miami University. Owned, built, and operated a chain of 32 retail pet stores in three states over a 40 year period. Voted pet retailer of the year by the pet industry in 2014. Owned and operated one of the top ten pet e-commerce businesses in the UnitedStates. Successfully negotiated the sale of the business to private equity in 2014.         


For registration: go to, or call 239 430 0081.

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