The Bloggers

John Vinturella JOHN VINTURELLA is a SCORE mentor, he retired in 2004. John was the founder and 20-year President of a building supplies wholesaler. He is the Past Chapter Chair of the New Orleans SCORE Chapter 44 and joined our Chapter 34 in 2007. John lists his specialties as Accounting, Business Skills, Administration, Building Materials, Business Plans, Computer, Internet.



Chris CaneCHRIS CANE is a SCORE mentor and webpreneur managing his own business at He joined SCORE in 2008.  His home business is that of a web-based Internet distributor for over 10 years; he continues to operate it full time. Prior to starting his own company, he was the Industrial Business Unit Manager for an electronics distribution company near Chicago. Chris has a technical electronics background and has been in technical sales and marketing for over 35 years. Specialties: Sales-General, Internet, Computer, Sales-Commercial

Bill HamanBILL HAMAN is a SCORE mentor. He manages the SCORE Cincinnati group counseling  that we do each Wednesday morning in Cincinnati. He’s an entrepreneur and grew his company, Advance Finishing, from $500,000 to nearly $5 million in revenue. During his tenure, the company designed, planned & coordinated the relocation of the entire operation from a 23,000 sq. ft. space to a 115,000 sq. ft. facility, while maintaining all orders on schedule and retaining 100 percent of employees. Bill was also an executive at Avon for 10 years and was honored as the #1 Division Sales Manager in the nation. He is a proud husband and father of three. Bill is also currently a business counselor with SCORE and past chapter chair of SCORE Cincinnati in Ohio. As chair, the chapter exceeded all its goals in 2008.

THANE BROWN is a SCORE mentor. Thane worked more than 36 years for Procter & Gamble in both engineering and manufacturing roles, retiring as the Director of North American Engineering. After P&G, he taught Engineering Economics at the Universities of Cincinnati and Dayton and wrote a textbook on the subject.