See how we have helped small businesses in our community

The SCORE Chattanooga chapter has produced numerous Success Stories. These are businesses that have been tracked over time and have succeeded due largely to SCORE mentor involvement. Let’s develop a mentoring relationship for you and your business and create another Success Story.

Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.

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Have you found success in your business with the help of a SCORE mentor? Submit your success story to share on SCORE.org. Your company may be profiled in SCORE national marketing and press that can reach millions of people. We're excited to spread the word about your story!

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30 Years and Going Strong

In 1991 and again in 2017, I was influenced by a SCORE Mentor(s) to pursue my dream to build and grow my business. My mentors have given me the confidence to value my experience... Read more

Cheri Bales
Owner, Hannah/Gold Communications
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A Dream Boutique Come True

Being able to meet virtually was so critical due to the pandemic. Working through my business plan with Pat was seamless. I couldn't have seen it going any better if we were to... Read more

Veatrice Conley
Owner/Lead Bridal Consultant , Unveiled Bridal Studio LLC
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Moms MPowHered

Super thankful and grateful for SCORE's help. Small businesses are really a beacon of light. Read more

Megan Perron
Owner, , MPowHer Fit
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Inspiration & Motivation

Mila's expertise has helped us get more organized, and make sure we are operating a business efficiently and the correct way. She has helped me get my "ducks in a row" and... Read more

Leny Fralicker
Owner/Operator, Elderberry Elixir
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Go Gaga with Chaga

My mentor, Pete continues to guide me while I grow the company through tasks such as preparing the elevator pitch, looking for future scale possibilities, redefining my wholesale... Read more

Gavin Escolar
Owner, The Chaga Company
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Healthy Dogs are Happy Dogs

Our mentor, Jim, was a tremendous help! He would meet with us weekly (through Zoom) for about an hour. He would give us weekly assignments to complete before our next meeting and... Read more

Kendra Locke
Owner, The K9 Kitchen LLC
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Building Business and Legacy

SCORE has helped me by defining the role to take in my business and how to work on my business instead of the day-to-day functions. They even recruited me to be a SCORE volunteer. Read more

Dr. Lisa R. McGuthry
CEO/Boutique Boss, Our Favorite Things Boutique & Event Center

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