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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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Advanced Behavior Treatment

SCORE has opened our eyes to the benefits of going into a partnership and educated us on reasons many partnerships succeed or fail. Read more

Rich Neal/Tariq Farr
CEO/President, Advanced Behavior Treatment
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Back From Extinction After 40 years!

I attended all the SCORE workshops in 1993 when I invented the Sandbagger. They were very helpful with getting a small women-owned business loan. Read more

Stacey Kohler
CEO & Founder, Kiddy Crawler LLC
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Converting One's Passion into a Full Time Job!

I have used multiple SCORE eGuides and articles to help gain a better understanding of what is needed to have a healthy Profit & Loss Statement, as well as establish a clear vi Read more

Patricia Burmicky
Founder, PhotoUno Photography School and Patricia Burmicky Photography

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