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The Ballroom Institute

The Kroezens met with SCORE mentor Jeff Dykes. Amy says, “We not only needed guidance, we needed reassurance – and we got that with Jeff!” Dykes helped the Kroezens focus and... Read more

Amy & Mathew Kroezen
The Ballroom Institute
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Bailey'z Kids

Score has helped my business tremendously. My mentor advised me on business and marketing approaches and techniques, helped me determine wholesales prices and sales strategies,... Read more

Ondiya Pruitt
Owner, Bailey'z Kids
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Solstice Urban Retreat

SCORE gave me confidence and organization as a budding entrepreneur and continues to play a role in my development as a small business owner. My counselor, Jeff D., was... Read more

Kristen Mercado & Kristin Moore
Owner, Solstice Urban Retreat
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Cafe Vendome

Score provided a great support to lunch Café Vendôme, an Authentic French Bakery Pastry Café in Atlanta (North of Buckhead/Sandy Springs). Jeff Dykes, a wise experienced SCORE... Read more

Hamid Rouchdi
Cafe Vendome
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Saltshaker Marketing & Media

I first went to SCORE to take the SimpleSTEPS series - I did all of the SimpleSTEPS classes, which were helpful. I also took the Mini-Business Plan Course, which was very helpful... Read more

Shaun Chavis
Owner, Saltshaker Marketing & Media
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From Mediocre to Booming

Through Ben, I have learned to do data analysis much more efficiently. I know where my finances are at any given moment and have learned how to do very accurate projections of the... Read more

Maria Conneway
Owner/groomer, TenderCare Pet Salon and Day Spa
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From Corporate to Startup

I needed some mentorship in marketing and sales. I did not really know where to start. Gary helped me tremendously by breaking down the process into smaller steps. He helped me... Read more

Anne-Sophie Le Bloas
CEO, Ravacan Inc.
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Mentoring Mentors

Ben Fisco has been a continual reminder of the importance of the "bottom line". He offers ideas and suggestions that are within my ability, keeps me focused and accountable, and... Read more

Tricia Beck
Founder, CEO, Beck Leadership
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Remote SCORE Mentoring a Huge Success

Michael Siegel, from the Savannah SCORE chapter, has been an invaluable part of my success. I was connected with him through the SCORE website mostly because of his work in the... Read more

Cheryl W. Smith
Owner, Consider It Done Transition Services

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