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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Century Fire Protection (formerly Fire Sprinkler LLC)

Stella was familiar with SCORE and contacted Nashville SCORE for help. That call led to his first meeting with Bill Fowler, the retired president of a local engineering company. Read more

Pat Stella
Fire Sprinkler LLC
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Security Credit Corporation

The relationship between the veteran business professional and budding entrepreneur paid off for Keiper. Read more

Dewayne Keiper
Security Credit Corporation
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Mainstreet Art Centre

While Johnson felt confident that she could run Mainstreet Art Centre as its sole owner, she had no idea about how to proceed with the buyout, particularly since the partner wanted Read more

Frankie Johnson
Mainstreet Art Centre
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ButterflyCraze (formerly Heart to Heart Gifts)

“Suddenly I was feeling more empowered and had more faith in myself and my abilities,” she says.  “I not only got valuable knowledge and business skills from SCORE, but also emotio Read more

Yi Ping Lai
ButterflyCraze (formerly Heart to Heart Gifts)
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LaurieL Photography

Ludes' dream of starting a photography and graphic design business took a major step forward when she visited the Orange County SCORE Chapter and met SCORE Mentor Joe Di Stanislao, Read more

Laurie Ludes
LaurieL Photography
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Beverly Designs

Beverly Bartel heard about SCORE and enrolled in the Milwaukee Chapter's four-part seminar on business start-ups. Read more

Beverly Bartel
Beverly Designs
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East Cooper Community Outreach

James A. Carter
East Cooper Community Outreach
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Ashtae Products

Michael and Ramona continue to have regular meeting with Eric and other counselors at SCORE. Read more

Michael Woods and Ramona Woods
Ashtae Products
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Vermont Teddy Bear Company

Among the many lessons Sortino shares with his clients is the value of SCORE mentoring. Read more

John Sortino
Vermont Teddy Bear Company
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Jelly Belly Candy Co. Becomes More Efficient With Help From SCORE

"I have many fond memories of Mr. McDaniel, and we were so fortunate to have his help and support," Herm says. Read more

Herm Rowland
Jelly Belly Candy Co.
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Vera Bradley

The Vera Bradley team contacted Ft. Wayne SCORE and were matched with volunteer mentor George Cook. Read more

Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and Patricia Miller
Vera Bradley

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