About Us

South Alabama SCORE was founded in 1998 as SCORE Chapter 0630.  We are an active chapter and have more than 20 volunteers. The counselors of South Alabama are experienced business owners and managers who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help potential and existing small business owners achieve success.

Client service is the objective of South Alabama SCORE and our volunteer business mentors are dedicated to providing the best possible service. Face-to-face or online, the counselors of South Alabama SCORE are able and willing to aid in the success of small business. SCORE mentors provide you with in-depth, industry-specific business assistance to help evaluate a business idea or plan, stimulate business growth and ensure long-term stability.

To make a business counseling appointment with SCORE, contact your nearest Baldwin/Mobile County Chamber of Commerce office listed below:

Chamber of Commerce Contact Info.

Coastal Alabama Business Chamber – Gulf Shores, AL                  251-968-6904

Central Baldwin  – Robertsdale, AL                                                 251-947-2626

Eastern Shore – Fairhope, AL                                                         251-928-6387

North Baldwin – Bay Minette, AL                                                     251-937-5665

South Baldwin – Foley, AL                                                             251-943-3291

Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce - Mobile, AL                           251-544-7401

A Greeting From Our Chair

Hello!  How may we help your business? SCORE is a nationwide organization of highly experienced, volunteer businesspeople offering expert, real-world advice and know-how to entrepreneurs and start-up businesses. SCORE mentors have proven skills in every aspect of business.  Many have worked as executives and senior-level managers of Fortune 500 companies, while others are successful small business owners.  The members of our South Alabama SCORE chapter, located in Fairhope, Alabama, have proven skills in all business disciplines including accounting, law, engineering, marketing and advertising, investment banking, operations, finance, franchising and manufacturing. 

SCORE’s certified mentors share their experience and recommendations with you through free and confidential, one-on-one and team counseling sessions at our Fairhope location. SCORE volunteers can also visit a client’s place of business for on-site consultation.  An entrepreneur’s relationship with SCORE can last for several sessions or for several years, based on individual needs.  South Alabama SCORE has the support of many local area banks, and we assist our clients prepare sound business and financial plans so you are better positioned to secure financing.

In addition to weekly counseling sessions, SCORE conducts numerous workshops and seminars throughout the year, addressing the issues and challenges facing small businesses.  To take advantage of the services SCORE offers, contact your nearest Chamber of Commerce to schedule an appointment or visit the South Alabama SCORE web site at www.southalabama.score.org.

Let’s get started building your business!


Tom Hollomon, Chapter Chairperson
South Alabama SCORE
Chapter 0630

Business Tools
Follow this link to get useful business tools!

Chapter Location

  • Counseling is conducted at the Fairhope Campus of the University of South Alabama in their classroom complex situated at Summit St. and St James St., Fairhope, AL.
  •  To arrange an appointment, contact the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce office at 251-928-6387.
  • See Chapter Location for detailed information.

Baldwin in the News
Click here for Current Baldwin County News!

Gulf Coast Newspapers - http://www.baldwincountynow.com/

Baldwin Press Register - http://www.al.com/news/mobileregister/baldwin.ssf

Current Local Radar - http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=mob&product=N0R&overlay=11101111&loop=no