Doug Carleton has been a SCORE mentor for five years specializing in financing for all types for small business and working with both startups and existing businesses on overall growth strategies. In 2015 he created for SCORE the first business model canvas competition held in Richmond. He has over 20 years of experience in small business finance including twelve years in SBA lending. He has been a frequent speaker and author on SBA and small business financing, is Chairman of the Board of BizWorks, Richmond's oldest incubator, and is a member of the Advisory Board to the Entrepreneurship Program at the VCU School of Business.
Doug received a B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Georgia State University.