Business Advising Services



Chap460map_1Salem Chapter 0460 has been helping new and existing businesses in Oregon for over 30 years.  Our chapter serves 7 counties in the Willamette Valley: Marion, Polk, Yamhill, Benton, Linn, Lincoln, and southern part of Clackamas counties. Our counselors are experienced business owners and managers who volunteer their experience and knowledge to assist small business achieve sucess.



SCORE has been mentoring new and existing businesses for over 40 years and has a network of over 13,000 volunteers who donate their time to help entrepreneurs.

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE mentors deliver valuable, timely, and practical advice. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, our mentors will help you and your business open new markets, reach new customers, and achieve new goals.

These SCORE mentors will help you start and grow your business through free and confidential business advice online and in person.

Local Contact


Frequently Asked Questions about SCORE

Suited for All Business Owners

The McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce is supporting Chemeketa Community College’s Small Business Development Center to bring business advising to Yamhill County.


Meet with an Oregon business adviser who has real world experience owning or operating a business. Our advisers are experienced in a variety of business topics and understand the nature of starting and doing business in Oregon.

We will support you with valuable and relevant advice at every stage of your business venture. Our business advising is effective, confidential and available at no cost to you. To set up a meeting, call 503.399.5088.

More Information

For more information, contact –

Chemeketa Center for Business & Industry
Small Business Development Center
626 High Street NE, Suite 210
Salem, OR 97301

The local Business Adviser is Larry Strober.  You can contact him directly at .  Larry will answer your quick questions and be able to set up a meeting with you to begin the advising cycle.  He is mobile so he can meet at your business, around town, or even utilize the Chamber’s office in McMinnville.