For over 45 years, SCORE has been a leader in providing mentoring and training to entrepreneurs through its network of more than 13,000 volunteer mentors and trainers. With the support of its partnership with the Wal-Mart Foundation, the Veteran Fast Launch initiative will provide veterans and active duty military members – plus spouses and members of their immediately family — with:
Ken Yancey is responsible for developing SCORE's business plan and vision as well as coordinating national program efforts and all the association's management operations. He also directs the efforts of the headquarters staff to serve and support the 370 chapters across the country.
Prior to joining SCORE in 1993, Ken was Executive Director at the National Business Association. A graduate of Texas A&M University (BBA/Finance), Ken is a recipient of the USA Freedom Corp Award of Excellence, the ASAE Summit Award, and the BSA Goose Creek District Award of Merit.
Mark Dobosz has spent more than 25 years working for non-profit organizations in development, marketing, public relations, community and government relations operations and teaching. His background includes posts at the The Out-of-Door Academy, the Mercy Health Care System, Easter Seals, Friends School in Detroit, and other independent schools.
Mark has served on the boards of several professional and non-profit organizations, and has spoken extensively throughout his career at various local, regional and national conferences, and is one of the contributing authors of the book "Do Your Giving While You’re Living". A member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, he has received the CASE (Council for the Advancement and Support of Education) Circle of Excellence in Fundraising Award – the Council’s highest award.