Former multi-award-winning Jamaican journalist and head of WHYTE-HALL COMMUNICATIONS, LLC , an online boutique public relations copywriting consultancy, Delroy A. Whyte-Hall, has become the chairman of SCORE’s Hagerstown Chapter, Maryland, USA. He is first Jamaican to have held this position.
Mr. Whyte-Hall was passed the ceremonial ‘gavel; at a breakfast installation ceremony, held at the Golden Carrol Restaurant in Hagerstown, MD, Friday, September 26, 2014. Members of his administrative team include Nathan Idio (Vice Chair), Harry Sachs (Secretary), and Sylvanus Tipson (Treasurer).
Mr. Whyte-Hall has taken up the position from Chairman Bob Jones.
During his year, he intends to lead the new administration towards providing quality mentoring services for small businesses in the Hagerstown and the surrounding area.
“Our mission is to continue recognizing and promoting entrepreneurship in the Hagerstown community through workshops, seminars, round-table discussions, special events, and mentoring,” said Mr. Whyte-Hall.
According to Mr. Whyte-Hall, his administration’s aim is to help small business owners connect with the people and information they need to start, grow, and maintain their businesses, as well as, through online workshops available 24/7.
The Hagerstown Chapter, which has over 30 volunteer men and women counselors to assist clients, provides resources, templates and tools to assist entrepreneurs in developing tools and plans they need to navigate their way to small business success.
SCORE is a 13,000-member volunteer, non-profit association sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration. It matches volunteer business-management counselors with present and prospective small-business owners in need of expert advice.
SCORE has experts in almost every area of business management and maintains a national skills bank to help find the best counselors for its clients. The collective experience of SCORE counselors spans the full range of American enterprise.
The Hagerstown Chapter has over 20 volunteer men and women counselors to assist local entrepreneurs and small-business owners, who are invited to call or email the organization to arrange for assistance, or they can register online, whether they are thinking of going into business or are an established small business.