Mark Scolnick from Appleby & Wyman Insurance - Passion is Realized by Becoming Score Certified
Mark Scolnick, CIC, CLU recently became certified with SCORE, the non-profit organization providing counseling and mentoring to small businesses.
Mark said “This is such a wonderful organization, providing real world guidance and advice to small businesses – both start ups and established. Small business is such a vital part of our economy. I wanted to be able to give back, and help entrepreneurially minded individuals realize their dreams.” Mark went through the SCORE training program, which gave him the formal training needed to become part of the program. Mark continued “The training was really wonderful, and I feel the training, coupled with my broad business background gives me the solid footing to help guide small business people on their path to success.”Christine M. Sciola, Sr. Vice President at Appleby and Wyman said “We are so proud of Mark and his ongoing community involvement. Many of our associates give back, and Mark is always finding new ways to help others.”
For Mark, this kind of work is a natural extension of providing insurance and risk management solutions for his clients. “It is about listening, understanding, problem identification, analysis and solutions” said Mark. “This is a wonderful organization and I am happy to be able to help others.”
Mark splits his time between Massachusetts and Florida and has mentored business in both locations.
SCORE, mentors to America’s small business, is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small business start, grow and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration.
SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA and Washington, DC and has 364 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with over 13,000 volunteers nationwide. Both working and retired executives and business owners donate time and expertise as business mentors. SCORE was founded in 1964. For more information visit www.score.org.
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