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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 biweekl 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. 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. Read more

Dorothy Sadler-McElwain
PresidentC, McElwain Mechanical Solutions, LLC
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Bridgeport Technology

Ron and Kathy’s problem was that their debt load was mostly current carrying high interest rates.  With Sam and Tom’s help they were able to restructure their debt load spreading i Read more

Ron and Kathy Finfrock
Founders, Bridgeport Technology
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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 ide 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. Read more

French Express Christophe Fichet and Nicolas Grunewald
Founders, c
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Knitsburgh

Spencer's advice for anyone considering opening their own business is to do research. Read more

Yvonne Spencer
Founder, knitsburgh
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Operations Strategy Consulting

Before meeting with her mentors, they recommended Burns attend a workshop so she could understand the basics and be ready to talk about specifics when she sat down with her mentors Read more

Megan E. Burns
Operations Strategy Consulting
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When Seconds Matter

My mentor's ideas have led me down paths I would have never thought of. She has truly helped build this business into what it is today. Read more

Shawna Bobst
RN instructor , HEART Mobile CPR

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