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HomeGrown Tours MVI

Borza developed her business plan with SCORE mentor Mike Adell, who she calls “the mentor that got right down to business. Read more

Dolores Borza
HomeGrown Tours MVI
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Haines Security Solutions, LLC

During the budget sequestration, Haines went to a SCORE workshop where he says he was asked questions about his business that he had never thought about before. Read more

Doug Haines
Haines Security Solutions, LLC
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Sonja Biggs Educational Services Inc.

Sonja and Brandon came to SCORE for help in 2016 when they found that, despite having revenues of around $300,000, the business was losing money. Read more

Sonja Biggs Educational Services Inc.
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Mermaid Butter

SCORE mentor Pamela Kaur has helped Schol with every aspect of setting up her business, from choosing the right corporate structure to filing the necessary paperwork with the IRS a Read more

Dawn Schol
President, Mermaid Butter
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Seimitsu

Sam turned to the SCORE advisory board run by his local chapter because he wanted a broader view of where his business was going and how to achieve his goals. Read more

Sam Cook, Cindy Cook
Seimitsu
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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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Hart Physical Therapy

Hart worked with SCORE mentor Jim Dallet who encouraged her to start thinking and acting like a business professional in every sense. Read more

Mary Hart
Hart Physical Therapy
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Alliance for Positive Change (Alliance)

In 2010 the impacts of the economic recession presented Duke and Alliance with new, unfamiliar challenges. Read more

Sharen Duke
Founder, Alliance for Positive Change (Alliance)
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Vera's Art

With no background in business or sales, Smith knew she would need some guidance. Read more

Vera Smith
Vera's Art
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Partnering Resources

“I’m very busy, very happy, and very grateful to SCORE,” she says. Read more

Maya Townsend
Founder, Lead Consultant, Partnering Resources
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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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