Are you interested in joining our local team?
Our local chapter serves the Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico area. Our team supports local business owners with free and confidential mentoring as well as a variety of educational opportunities. Are you interested in joining a team that strives to help change lives?
Cheryl Ancell, Co-Chair
Cheryl Ancell is the chapter Co-Chair (External), Chair of the Educational Committee, working on outreach to the chapter’s Community Partners and a mentor. Her background is in the hospitality industry, with areas of expertise in business operations planning, strategic sales and marketing and implementation of change management strategies.
Lou Sprecher, Co-Chair
Lou Sprecher is Co-Chair (Internal) for the chapter and has been a SCORE Mentor for 5 years and he is also a Presenter for webinars. His background is in training and mentoring employees, sales and marketing management for regional, national and international companies.
Janet Monroe, Secretary
Janet Monroe is the Secretary for the chapter and a mentor. Janet spent her career as an executive with Visa Inc, supporting Visa’s largest financial institution clients, including Bank of America, Chase, Wells Fargo, and US Bank, with a team spread across the US. Leading company-wide initiatives for Visa in Brand Marketing, Human Resources and IT, including a global CRM deployment, Janet also led national and international client service teams for startup fintech firms in southern California and Silicon Valley.
Smith Powell IV, Treasurer
Smith Powell IV is the Treasurer of the chapter. He is focused on operational excellence through IT and in IT. Smith made his mark inventing and then building systems - made up of software, machines, and people - to support high-volume operations, financial reporting, payables, receivables, inventory management, and automation.
Ward Freeman, Technical Officer
Ward Freeman is the Technical Officer for the chapter. Most of his professional work life has been involved with small- and mid-size businesses, with an emphasis on small businesses of 1 to 100 employees. Ward’s work was usually centered on improving business operations, efficiencies, and cost effectiveness in the information systems and services that supported the company's mission.