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SCORE has produced numerous Success Stories. These are businesses that have been tracked over time and have succeeded due largely to SCORE mentor involvement. Let’s develop a mentoring relationship for you and your business and create another Success Story.

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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Bridgeport Technology, Inc.

The Finfrocks worked with SCORE mentors Sam Dickson, Tom Marx, and Dave Vale on getting a business consolidation loan and line of credit, meeting with the mentors weekly or... Read more

Ron and Kathy Finfrock
Bridgeport Technology, Inc.
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Walkers Pet HoTail

Over a period of about 5 years, six SCORE volunteers reviewes facets of their business.  Areas included bookkeeping, inventory control, placement of merchandise in the sales area... Read more

Sam and Michelle Rubin
Walkers Pet HoTail
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McElwain Mechanical Solutions, LLC

SCORE provided them with resources that gave them the confidence that they could achieve their objectives.  SCORE was particularly helpful in developing a business plan which... Read more

Dorothy Sadler-McElwain
PresidentC, McElwain Mechanical Solutions, LLC
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Grandma's Country Oven Bake Shoppe

The Score mentors  acted as brain storming guides as the process started.  The Young family , based  on recommendations from the mentors, recreated their bakery using their own... Read more

Bill And Kathy Young
Founders, Grandma's Country Oven Bake Shoppe
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French Express

Christophe and Nicolas were world class chefs but with  no business experience needed help in creating their own business. The Score team of Bob Tupper ( Marketing), Tom Marx (... Read more

French Express Christophe Fichet and Nicolas Grunewald
Founders, c
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It's not just a Gadget; it's a Solution

SCORE mentor Bob Meehan worked with Colton and Grillight to scale up. “I could talk with Bob about supply chain issues, overseas importing and distribution. Since Bob’s business... Read more

Colton Knittig
Owner, Grillight
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EasyBreezy HR Solutions

“The knowledge I have gained from SCORE has been a blessing both ways,” says Michelle. “Even as I sit in a webinar to help with EazyBreezy, the things I am learning, such as... Read more

Michelle Anderson
Owner, EasyBreezy HR Solutions