Lake of the Ozarks

The volunteers of the Lake of the Ozarks SCORE chapter provide small business entrepreneurs confidential, no charge business counseling services, business scans and numerous, low cost business workshops. Our clients have access to a wide range of business and financial expertise that can be directly applied to an existing business or new business idea.

The Lake of the Ozarks SCORE chapter serves clients in the entire Central Missouri area. Our volunteers provide face-to-face business mentoring and workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners while this website offers extensive “how-to” information and business resources.

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Request a Business Scan for your business

Contact us at 573-346-5441 or by email.


Lake of the Ozarks SCORE mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at our chapter locations, by telephone or via email. Counseling at the client's place of business can be arranged when special circumstances require.

Lake of the Ozarks SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.