Walter Abbott spent 4 decades in business insurance and risk management and after retiring, he joined the SCORE DC Chapter as a Certified Mentor. He helps start and grow businesses through his mentoring skills, extensive local networking connections. He has also been the SCORE DC Outreach Chair for 8 years where he attends numerous small business events, given workshops and spread the word about SCORE's fantastic, free mentoring opportunities.
Walter is an expert in the field of Business Strategy & Planning, Business Insurance, and Business Operations, Sales, Marketing & Public Relations. He has presented and coordinated the Boots To Business workshops for 6 years and recently received the Boots to Business Instructor of the Year Award by the SBA’s Mid-Atlantic Region In addition to volunteering with SCORE, Walter has been a video conference docent for the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and a .member of the Veterans Collaborative, Montgomery County, MD.