See how we have helped small businesses in our community

SCORE 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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It's not just a Gadget; it's a Solution

SCORE mentor Bob Meehan worked with Colton and Grillight to scale up. “I could talk with Bob about supply chain issues, overseas importing and distribution. Since Bob’s business... Read more

Colton Knittig
Owner, Grillight
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EasyBreezy HR Solutions

“The knowledge I have gained from SCORE has been a blessing both ways,” says Michelle. “Even as I sit in a webinar to help with EazyBreezy, the things I am learning, such as... Read more

Michelle Anderson
Owner, EasyBreezy HR Solutions
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Fukuburger

Colin was introduced to SCORE after drafting a business plan and visiting the Small Business Administration (SBA). He laughs when he looks back at the early days (before food... Read more

Colin Fukunaga
Owner, Fukuburger
success story

Skyview Concessions

Apryl met John Doyle long ago but found him again when he was teaching her financial class. A first-time entrepreneur, she immediately knew John would be the perfect SCORE mentor... Read more

Apryl Stewart
Owner, Skyview Concessions
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Dear Donor Consulting

“SCORE gave me the tools to start my business,” Amanda explains. Her mentor, Mark Lancaster, helped her establish a long-term vision, think through human resources questions,... Read more

Amanda Chavero
Owner, Dear Donor Consulting
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My College Tours

A SCORE connection encouraged Tommy to turn his hobby into something bigger. Susan Shapiro from SCORE learned of Tommy’s efforts through a class they were taking and immediately... Read more

Tommy, Olu and Adebayo Abney
Owners, My College Tours
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Launching a STEM Toy Company in A Pandemic

My SCORE mentors were critical to my success in launching a STEM Toy company during a pandemic. David Wild, Mary Couzin, Gene Murtha, Elizabeth Hauer, Bruce Ronner, and Bob... Read more

Kristel Bell
Founder & CEO, STEM Generation LLC

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