Chapter Counselors and Volunteers
Larkin P. Connolly Sr., Chapter Chair & President
As Chapter Chair and President of SCORE Philadelphia, Larkin serves on the Leadership Committee and leads the Advisory Board. He also provides business counseling, teaches workshops, facilitates round tables and speaks publicly for the organization. Larkin oversees the day to day activities of SCORE Philadelphia. He currently is a Senior Associate of RLS Associates, a middle market private investment banking firm specializing in Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures and Strategic Management Consulting services to middle market companies with sales from 1M to M100. Larkin also is a member of the Board of Directors of the Women's Opportunity Resource Center in Philadelphia and serves on their Loan Committee.
Larkin has managed major blocks of retail assets as well as subsidiary operations for Gulf Oil, Chevron and The Coastal Corporation. As a partner at The Bracken Group, Larkin was a Business consultant specializing in business plans, acquiring first and second-tier financing and mergers and acquisitions. Larkin was a national account manager for Schlumberger Technologies, and has owned and operated three small businesses in food manufacturing and retail sales.
Patricia Brown serves as Administrative Assistant for SCORE. She brings to the team administrative and accountability skills. Her name precedes her for she is known for her assertive administration skills. Building a team and providing customer satisfaction is her motto.
After more than 35 years, she is retired from a successful career in the Banking industry. Her expertise for new business development has been acknowledged throughout the years.
She is an active board member for the Philadelphia Health District #3, the Windows of Hope International Children Ministry and Serenity, a resource center for abused women.
Marcy Love Abloser,
Marcy has over 25 years of experience in marketing, strategic planning, advertising, public relations and promotion. She started her career in the corporate world with Glaxo SmithKline and Kraft General Foods and then worked for Philadelphia ad agencies and consulting firms. Marcy has extensive expertise in the B to B, non-profit, healthcare, consumer goods/services and retail industries. She has consulted for many Fortune 500 companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Dial, Campbell’s, Nutrasweet, Tropicana, AT&T, Comcast, Unisys and Church and Dwight. As a small business consultant for SCORE she gives clients direction on business plan development and promotional tactics. Marcy has taught marketing, advertising, public relations and public speaking courses at University of Pennsylvania(Wharton), Widener University, Saint Joseph's University and Harcum College. She received her BSBA in marketing and finance from Boston University and her MBA from Saint Joseph’s University.