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CPR Wrap

Jackson says, “Everything that is happening to my company started with my first mentor session with SCORE of Chattanooga.” She went into that meeting afraid and unsure, but came ou Read more

Felicia Jackson
CPR Wrap
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Whole Fresh Foods, Inc.

SCORE mentor Ken Heller helped John evaluate every aspect of his business, from employee management and financing to marketing. Read more

John Zhao
Whole Fresh Foods, Inc.
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Bagel Dots

SCORE mentors Judy Myers and Raj Mashruwala supported Garehgrat and Patel as they transformed their business from a catered corporate breakfast snack to a supermarket retail item. Read more

Aarti Garehgrat and Purav Patel
Bagel Dots
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Black Hills Leasing & Property Management

Nowlin sought out mentoring from SCORE after she was approached with an offer to purchase another leasing and property management company. Read more

Jamie Nowlin
Black Hills Leasing & Property Management
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Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream Nashua

“Being new to business, we had questions regarding financials and marketing, and were seeking guidance from people who had been successful,” says Rita. Read more

Rita and Mark McCabe
Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream Nashua
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Norhart

The Kaedings first sought mentoring during a difficult time for the company: One of their newest apartment buildings had unhealthy vacancy levels. Read more

Mike Kaeding
Norhart
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Professional Dog Mom

An early customer referred Benge to SCORE just as she was launching, and Benge has been attending workshops and meeting with mentors ever since. Initially, Benge sought mentoring t Read more

Tonda Benge
Professional Dog Mom
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Kathryn DePalma Music Services

DePalma attended SCORE’s small business orientation on her days off and worked with two mentors, including Dave Baier, who she says, “always gives us the guidance, experience and i Read more

Kathryn DePalma
Kathryn DePalma Music Services
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LightSource Energy

Sandberg began meeting with a SCORE mentor two months before launching the business. Read more

Robert Sandberg
LightSource Energy
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A Bathtime Dilemma Leads to One Mom's Lightbulb Moment

Angelyn Myers
My "Buddy" Towel
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Bugging Out: Veteran Entrepreneurs Enter Edible Insects Market

Kathleen Rolin and James Rolin
Co-Founders, Cowboy Cricket Farms

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