About Billings SCORE

We offer invaluable mentoring skills to entrepreneurs throughout Eastern Montana and Northern Wyoming. Additionally, we offer workshops both locally and nationally. Workshops are provided face-to-face and online webinars.

Chapter Chair and Key Leadership

Chair: Bob Hughes

Bob has owned and operated small businesses and had a career in medical administration

Vice Chair: Mike Keene

Mike joined SCORE in 2009 and is an experienced community and professional society board member with a demonstrated history of working in the civil engineering and computer technology industries. He is a member of Rotary International, the Montana Society of Engineers, and the National Society of Professional Engineers. Mike started and owned/managed a regional computer technology business for over 30 years before rejoining the engineering profession. 

Treasurer: Paul Hagen

Paul joined SCORE in 2009. Paul is a retiree of Roscoe Steel (now True North Steel) where he worked for over 30 years. Paul is also an active volunteer with Billings Rotary and St. Vincent Hospital.

News and Events


  • Dr. Tim Donahue has moved to Sheridan, WY but remains a SCORE Volunteer with the Billings' SCORE Chapter.
  • Mike Pardis, Helena, has assumed the role of SCORE District Director for Montana.

Current Members: 

  • Bob Carr
  • Timothy Donahue
  • Lester Fuglevand
  • Paul Hagen
  • Robert Hughes
  • Michael Keene
  • Andrew Lauckner
  • Laura McRae
  • Rodrigo Lobo
  • Lief Welhaven

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years.

SCORE is a valuable network of 13,000+ volunteers who offer small business entrepreneurs confidential business counseling services at no charge. SCORE volunteers have the knowledge and experience to help any small business owner get the help they need. Our dedicated volunteers represent over 3,000 years of experience across 62 industries.

SCORE also provides local workshops and events throughout the country to connect small business owners with the people and information they need to start, grow, and maintain their businesses, as well as online workshops available 24/7. SCORE provides resources, templates, and tools to assist entrepreneurs in developing tools and plans they need to navigate their way to small business success.

Founded in 1964, SCORE is headquartered in Herndon, VA, and has 364 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with over 13,000 volunteers nationwide.