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Scenties

Dahn worked with SCORE mentor Gene Murtha, who helped her develop and refine her product. Murtha also helped Dahn make important business connections. Read more

Kara Dahn
Scenties
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S&R Sharpening

Having never started a business before, the Clarks turned to SCORE for help as they prepared to launch. Read more

Scott and Ruth Clark
S&R Sharpening
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Pura Vida Coffee, LLC

The Yaegers worked with SCORE mentor Robert Jones on financial forecasting and marketing strategy. Jones also guided them through the HUB City Business competition. Read more

Glen and Margie Yaeger
Pura Vida Coffee, LLC
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Leverage Unlimited

Jerry Gitchel
Leverage Unlimited
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Chamos Language Academy, LLC

Guerrero-Pinate and Guerrero attended a host of SCORE workshops as they prepared to launch their business. Read more

Vanessa Guerrero-Pinate, Lorena Guerrero
Chamos Language Academy, LLC
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CareWorks Health Services

When Dang came to SCORE, she was struggling with isolation, stress, and burnout. Read more

Anh T Dang Mankiewicz
CareWorks Health Services
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WellMom

Bhutta states that one of the best parts of SCORE is the ability to bounce ideas off her mentor, Ed Coleman. Read more

Chris Bhutta
WellMom
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Off the Grid Investigations, LLC

Marshall’s mentors helped her revise some of her previous business decisions. 'I was the one who said ‘I can do it myself’ and insisted I could. Read more

Sarah M. Marshall
Off the Grid Investigations, LLC
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AEBETANCOURT

Betancourt’s SCORE mentor, Jim Coates, spent time going over the business model and provided emotional support. Read more

Arthur Betancourt
AEBETANCOURT
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Mira Jean Designs

Hougen sought out a SCORE mentor a year after establishing her business. Read more

Kate Hougen,
Founder & Textile Designer, Mira Jean Designs
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Bob Lepper

SCORE mentor Don Wheeler advised Lepper during the growth phase of his business and was there for him during the sale as well. Read more

Bob Lepper
Owner, Bob Lepper

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