My Ideal Mentor would delve into both the creative and business aspects of writing basically providing a critical hit for the process (editing) and procedure (publishing steps).
Creative guidance should
Provide Honest Feedback with a specific focus on the micro issues of my novel.
Ask questions about my macro issues and then allow me to problem solve through my own creativity.
For professional development,
I need help with my synopsis and blurb. I'm horrible describing my own writing concisely which seems weird since I write poetry.
Sounding board for future steps and market trends.
Long-term professional relationship.