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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Creative Behavior Solutions, LLC

Although Smith and Harger have extensive expertise in their field, they needed guidance when it came to running a business. Read more

Adrianne Smith & Brit Harger
Creative Behavior Solutions, LLC
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GrowthSpurts Child Development Facility, LLC

Although Boswell has an extensive background in childcare, she needed guidance and support when it came to business operations. Read more

Bre Boswell
Owner, GrowthSpurts Child Development Facility, LLC
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Bob Lepper

SCORE mentor Don Wheeler advised Lepper during the growth phase of his business and was there for him during the sale as well. Read more

Bob Lepper
Owner, Bob Lepper
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AchieveIT360

In 2014, Samadi’s company received a three-year grant to run her programs in five sites; but funding was denied for 2015 and 2016. Read more

Andrea Samadi
Owner, AchieveIT360
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The Voice Lab

“I sought help from SCORE because I saw it as an opportunity to learn from someone for whom my daily struggles were easy to organize and maneuver,” Hearns says. Read more

Liz Jackson Hearns
Owner and Vocal Instructor , The Voice Lab
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Chandler Speech and Language Services

“Provided my training has been skill-based in a field of allied healthcare, business and finance was not a part of my formal training,” Chandler admits.  She heard about SCORE at t Read more

Emily Chandler
Owner , Chandler Speech and Language Services
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Achieve Tutoring Center

“Starting your own business is very complex and the support that SCORE provides helps new business owners to navigate through all the challenges and decisions,” says Gortsema. Read more

Amy Gortsema
Owner, Achieve Tutoring Center
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Class Matters

Mentor Charles Christiansen has worked with founder Darron Lamkin in 2010, first helping him develop the constitution, code of conduct, bylaws, fundraising collateral and program o Read more

Darron Lamkin
Founder, Class Matters