How I Did It: From Defense Contractor to B&B Owner

A year ago, Melanie Camp worked long hours as an executive director for a division of Lockheed Martin, one of the nation's largest defense contracting companies.  Today, Camp, 48, employs her corporate skills as the new owner of a bed-and-breakfast in Door County, Wisconsin, on the shores of Lake Michigan.

She downloaded free templates from SCORE.org to create business plans, spreadsheets and financial statements to help her business get started on the right track.

 

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