MARK CUTLER BECOMES CHAIRPERSON OF
GREATER HARTFORD SCORE
Hartford, CT - Mark Cutler, an experienced international business developer and management consultant has recently become Chairperson of the Greater Hartford Chapter of SCORE, the SBA sponsored provider of
counseling to small businesses.
Mr. Cutler worked for 32 years for The Gillette Company, a consumer goods company based in Boston Massachusetts. Mark spent half of his 32 years with Gillette outside the United States when he lived and worked in Panama, Peru, Spain and England. When he retired from Gillette in 2002, Mark was a Vice President for the International Group.
Mr. Cutler has been an international business developer and a management consultant to scientists from the Former Soviet Union since 2002. He has developed business plans, provided commercialization support, helped attract investment and trained scientists in Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Iraq and Libya. In executing these tasks, Mark has volunteered his time to several non-profit organizations as well as to the United States Government (State Department).
In addition to the work in the Former Soviet Union, Iraq and Libya, Mark has been active in volunteer work for SCORE, being incoming Chairman of Score’s Greater Hartford chapter, a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneurial education and the formation, growth and success of small businesses nationwide, as well as in CDC
Development Solutions, a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization based in Washington DC providing innovative and market-driven solutions that empower individuals, businesses, and governments in emerging markets. Mark is
also on the Board of Directors of SMS Audio.
In 2004, was recognized by President Bush with the President’s Volunteer Service Award. In addition, was featured in a Time Magazine article in December 2003 on volunteerism in America and has received awards from CRDF and US State Department for volunteerism.
Bernie Sweeney, District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration, commented: “We are delighted to have Mark as the new Chairperson of our chapter and are looking forward to using his leadership and teaching skills in our workshops and seminars. We are particularly pleased to have another counselor who is currently involved in international business as his presence in the chapter will help to insure that we stay abreast of current issues confronting businesses.
According to Mr. Cutler, his interest in joining SCORE stemmed from his desire to share his entrepreneurial drive with current and prospective small businesses owners. He also thinks that “… it is important to increase the involvement of entrepreneurs in counseling and mentoring organization like SCORE because it helps to insure that the organization and its volunteers accurately reflect the current business environment.”
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