SCORE Welcomes Frank LaMonaca as New Chair of Southeastern CT Chapter
Photo: Past Chairpersons Bob Potter (left) and Margo Weitekamp (center) welcome Frank LaMonaca (right) as the new Chairperson of the Southeastern CT Chapter of SCORE.
Frank LaMonaca will become the new Chairperson of the Southeastern Connecticut chapter of SCORE, leading a team of more than 40 volunteers who provide free mentoring for people starting up or running small businesses throughout the Southeastern region of Connecticut.
“We are delighted to welcome Frank LaMonaca as the new Chairperson for our SCORE chapter,” said Margo Weitekamp, who has been the Chair of SCORE for the past three years. “Frank brings a wealth of experience in business, client services and banking expertise to SCORE with 21 years in commercial lending. Additionally, he served in a variety of senior executive roles, including CFO at UPS Capital Corp. the UPS parent company, in both the United States and Europe. He retired from UPS in 2017.”
Past SCORE chair Bob Potter added: “As our new Chair, Frank will continue the legacy of strong leadership that Margo Weitekamp has provided over the past three years as chapter chair. During her tenure, our SCORE chapter received both the Platinum and Diamond Awards, which SCORE’s national headquarters presents for outstanding service to clients.”
"l’m excited about this opportunity to lead the Southeastern CT SCORE chapter,” noted Frank. “Throughout my business career, I’ve worked closely with both large and small corporations, and I’ve seen first-hand how important small businesses are to the health of our local communities. They’re the lifeblood of our economy. Working with our SCORE volunteers, passing on our business knowledge and experience to help existing businesses and the next generation of entrepreneurs succeed is a great way to give back. SCORE is in the business of helping make small business dreams come true."
About SCORE: SCORE is a resource partner of the SBA, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and has more than 10,000 volunteers in 380 chapters nationwide. The Southeastern Connecticut SCORE chapter has more than 40 volunteers who provide free business mentoring each month in Guilford, Madison, Essex, Old Saybrook, Middletown, Waterford, Norwich, New London, and Mystic.
SCORE also provides year-round small business workshops on subjects including how to write a business plan, managing small business finances, using QuickBooks, social media marketing, small business bank loans, product manufacturing, starting up a non-profit and more.
To learn more about how to schedule free mentoring with a SCORE counselor, our workshops, or becoming a SCORE volunteer, go to https://sect.score.org or contact Southeastern Connecticut SCORE at (860) 388-9508 or firstname.lastname@example.org.