In 2017 Albuquerque-based One Community Auto was named Grand Champion of the American Small Business Championship, hosted by SCORE and Sam's Club -- receiving a $25,000 prize.

Owner Gary Peterson credits the mentoring and other SCORE services he received to help him market and grow his business.

One Community Auto has also won many other prizes including the SBA NM District's 2018 T op Veteran-Owned Business of the Year. Learn more about these awards.

Why be a SCORE mentor?
To work with owners like Gary Peterson!

Contact us if you are passionate about using your knowledge and experience to assist and support local business owners, entrepreneurs and nonprofits during every phase of business.

Most volunteers mentor, present workshops or facilitate Business Owners Councils. Some help lead or organize chapter activities.

As a SCORE Albuquerque volunteer, we guarantee your business skills will stay sharp!
At SCORE Albuquerque , we help small businesses grow from start-up through maturity by providing lifelong learning opportunities for business owners. Clients develop their own path to small business success by accessing one-on-one mentoring, workshops, Business Owners Councils and a national network of resources. Our team of over 30 experienced entrepreneurs, business owners, corporate executives and managers are trained mentors who help clients gain clarity to take the next step. In New Mexico, SCORE also has chapters in  Santa Fe  and  Las Cruces .