Santa Fe SCORE Mentors in 2 or 3 Person Teams Offering a Wide Variety of Experience at Two Locations
Downtown: 120 Federal Place, Suite 307
|Not Open||9AM to Noon||9AM to Noon||Not Open||Not Open|
| ||Bob Lantis||Russ Mooney|| || |
| ||Rob Wilson||Jim Owens|| || |
| ||Steven Chance||Lee Lefton|| || |
Santa Fe Business Incubator: 3900 Paseo del Sol
6PM to 8PM
1st & 3rd Weeks
|9AM to Noon|
1PM to 3PM
1st & 3rd Weeks
|1PM to 4PM||Not Open|
|Bob Gallatin||Marcia Swain||Marcia Swain||Joanne Pratt|| |
|Jim Leatherberry||Ward Freeman||Roy Bowen||Fred Disch|| |
|Roger Gullickson|| || ||Ray Daily|| |
MENTORS ON CALL: Mike Mendez, Maryanne Mowen, Jack Young
Meet Our Mentors
SCORE® Santa Fe is fortunate to have a diverse group of counselors with expertise and experience over a broad range of businesses and business operations.
ROY BOWEN has served non-profit organizations for over 40 years in senior leadership positions. His responsibilities included marketing, personnel, facility management, and financial oversight.
STEVEN CHANCE acted as general counsel of a NYSE-listed manufacturing company for 20 years and has engaged in business law consulting, specializing in start-ups, primarily in the medical field.
MARC COAN founded and managed over a dozen businesses in the aviation, e-commerce, retail and real estate sectors. He is currently the owner of The New Mexico Housing Fund, a real estate holding company that purchases apartment buildings and mobile home parks. He is also a pilot and gives advanced flying lessons at the Santa Fe Municipal Airport.
B T COLEMAN worked as an executive (CEO or interim CEO) for 22 companies in the internet and software industry for 40 years. His skills include crisis management and the non-technical aspects of running a technology company.
ZELLA KAY COX is CFO and Director of Administrative Services of the General Services Dept. of the State of New Mexico. She has extensive experience in finance, computer application development, and non-profit administration and is President-Elect of Santa Fe Rotary.
RAY DAILY is a Certified Public Accountant with 45 years of experience. He first worked with a national accounting firm then with a small firm where he was a partner. For the last 30+ years he managed his own accounting firm in El Paso before moving to Santa Fe. Ray is also actively involved with farming in Iowa and various other investments.
PETER DODDS is a qualified accountant He spent his career in international banking, with extensive assignments in East and South East Asia, specializing in risk management, trade finance, commodity finance and problem loan management.
WARD FREEMAN had a 20-year career in law enforcement and union negotiations, he became a specialist in information technology with a focus on secure remote access networks, business continuance, and information security.
ROBERT GALLATIN worked in the food and related industries for over forty years. He began his career in food product development then moved into sales and marketing then general management. He held various positions including Sales Director, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development and President of a group of companies under the umbrella of a large food conglomerate. He was also the partner in a successful small business that was sold to a larger firm and owned a management consulting and recruiting firm for over twelve years.
ERNEST GODLOVE, before retiring in 2015, was engaged in the private practice of law for 50 years in a firm located in a community of approximately 100,000 people in southwest Oklahoma. His practice focused on real estate and commercial contracts, banking, estate planning, domestic relations, litigation and probate matters. He has been a resident of Santa Fe since early 2015.
ROGER GULLICKSON began his career as a partner in a small retail and manufacturing business. In his subsequent corporate life, he held senior positions in marketing, sales and general management before acquiring and leading a marketing communications enterprise.
JIM LANGLEY spent 35 years and rose to senior management positions with Exxon, Union Texas Petroleum and Sunshine Mining. His major operations management responsibilities included budgeting, contract negotiations, human relations and overall responsibility for profitability of exploration and production functions
BOB LANTIS served as senior manager with the credit subsidiary of a major industrial manufacturer, where his responsibilities included extension and collection of credit and marketing of various financial products.
JIM LEATHERBERRY has over 30 years of senior-level experience at major financial institutions and trading firms in the areas of foreign exchange and equities. He currently is a CEO of a hedge fund for institutional investors.
LEE LEFTON began his career as a copywriter at CBS-TV where his main client was “The Price Is Right.” (Come on down!) Over the years, he worked as a copywriter and creative director at a number of Los Angeles advertising agencies before opening his own strategic marketing firm in 1983, which he relocated to Santa Fe in 1991. Lee’s clients spanned a wide variety of industries including healthcare, entertainment, real estate, financial services, and hospitality.
MICHAEL MAREMONT possesses 40 years of experience in commercial real estate brokerage and consulting and was a founder and director of a national bank for 30 years. Michael also taught entrepreneurship at a major midwestern university for six years.
MIKE MENDEZ worked for 35 years as a manager and executive in the fields of human resource management, leadership development, and community and labor relations. Mike specializes in strategies to develop employee teams that help businesses succeed.
RUSS MOONEY possesses 40 years’ experience in financial and general management for three major US companies, with a heavy emphasis in opening and building new markets particularly internationally. Russ has been a SCORE mentor for 15 years.
JIM OWENS has 30 years’ experience in semiconductor and related industries for companies ranging in size from start-up to $2B. Jim’s positions and experience include service on boards of directors of both private and public companies, and acting as CEO, COO, head of operations, R&D, and VC. Jim also served as an Airborne officer for 3 years in the US Army.
JOANNE PRATT pioneered the use of technology to enable employees and entrepreneurs to work from home offices or other remote locations. As an international business consultant, she engaged in academic research and implementation of remote work for large and small organizations such as the City of Rockwell, MD, AT&T, the European Union, and individual entrepreneurs. Her column for Family & Home Office Computing responded to questions regarding home computer systems, software packages, home office set-up advice, business plans, and raising capital for home businesses.
MARCIA SWAIN retired from a 30-year law practice in Colorado where small business was her major focus. A mediator with more than three decades of experience, Marcia also specializes in conflict resolution.
ROB WILSON began his career in marketing, merchandising and sales. He later served as president of an international clothing manufacturer headquartered in Canada, then as head of the strategy practice at a major international consulting firm. Rob later launched his own consulting firm in Boston, specializing in strategic planning.