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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Kaplan Executive Search

Kaplan wanted a mentor who understood his industry and with whom he felt a personal connection. Read more

Adam Kaplan
Owner, Kaplan Executive Search
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Clear View Optix

Donna Catterson found out about SCORE through an article in AARP magazine about small business owners who got their start after turning 50. Read more

Ron Catterson
Clear View Optix
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The Rays of Hope Rejuvenation Center

Gause called upon her experience as a nurse and her passion for light therapy to build her business model, but she faced several challenges: adhering to regulations for an industry Read more

Valerie Gause
Owner, The Rays of Hope Rejuvenation Center
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Bear Dance Boutique

  SCORE helped me refine a business plan and cash flow to determine if my ideas added up to a viable business. Read more

Kim St. John
Bear Dance Boutique
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Anita's Biscottis

SCORE mentor Chet Shoop helped Skrocki start her business. Read more

Anita Skrocki
Owner, Anita's Biscottis
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Be That Person Inc.

Coffman chose SCORE because it was one of the few programs available to organizations that had not yet filed for 501(c)3 status. Coffman worked with SCORE mentor Barb Ellerbrook. Read more

Nakia Coffman
Executive Director, Be That Person Inc.
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Access Advocates

Falstad first sought out mentoring from SCORE in 2011. SCORE mentors helped Falstad develop the basic structure for his business, preparing him to rebrand as Access Advocates. Read more

Hank Falstad
Access Advocates

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