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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Bridgeport Technology, Inc.

The Finfrocks worked with SCORE mentors Sam Dickson, Tom Marx, and Dave Vale on getting a business consolidation loan and line of credit, meeting with the mentors weekly or biweekl Read more

Ron and Kathy Finfrock
Bridgeport Technology, Inc.
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Bounce About

Through attending workshops and seminars, and meeting with her SCORE mentor, Mirabal was able to navigate employee labor laws and ensure compliance with New Jersey state law. Read more

Danielle Mirabal
Bounce About Laser Tag LLC
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AR’s Hot Southern Honey

Russell first came to SCORE when he competed in SCOREcard, a business model canvas competition in Richmond, Virginia. Read more

Ames J. Russell
LMP Food Group LLC
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ShoreScan Solutions

Carlsen’s SCORE team has helped him with all different aspects of his business. Bill Noll provided needed accountability for taxes, cash flow, and payroll. Read more

Ken Carlsen
The Carlsen Group Inc.
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MyDPCdoc Family Medicine

SCORE mentor Michael Lewis helped Dr. Crall with his business plan, goals, and marketing approach. Read more

Dr. Eric Crall
MyDPCdoc
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Fatback's Famous BBQ Sauce

Mitchell began attending SCORE workshops in 2013 as he wrote his business plan. Read more

Howard Mitchell Jr.
Owner, Fatback's Famous BBQ Sauce LLC
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P.I. Roof Maintenance

Johnson began work with SCORE mentor Jim Sadler in 2009 to save his business. He says the most challenging part of turning the business around has been staff and personnel issues. Read more

Joel and Veronica Johnson
Co-Owners, P.I. Roof Maintenance
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Haines Brewing Company

Like many small business owners, Wheeler and Kitayama started a business so that they could follow their talent and passion, but the two lacked financial expertise. Read more

Jeanne Kitayama and Paul Wheeler
Co-Owners, Haines Brewing Company, Inc.
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Laura Gmeinder Coaching & Consulting

Not long after she started, Gmeinder realized that she wasn’t fully playing to her strengths in the services she offered. Read more

Laura Gmeinder
Owner, Laura Gmeinder Coaching & Consulting, LLCFounder & Leading Lady
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Hidden Pond Farm

The McDowells worked with SCORE mentor Bob Anders, who helped them to hire employees, create a five-year vision, carry out product testing, deal with potential buyers, and navigate Read more

Andy and Beverly McDowell
Co-owners, Hidden Pond Farm, LLC
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One Effin' Ink

Bates first met SCORE volunteer mentor Rick Scofield in 2009, when he was working on a clothing product he had developed. Read more

Rob Bates
Owner, One Effin' Ink

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