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360U

Beyer and Van Abel worked with SCORE mentor Jim Heiting, which they say was the best decision they have made. Read more

Laura Beyer and Maria Van Abel
360U
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Anakh Leadership Coaching LLC

I really appreciate the energy at my local SCORE chapter. The individuals involved with SCORE are passionate about small business and achieving success. Read more

Cindy M. Nelson
Owner and Certified Coach, Anakh Leadership Coaching LLC
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All Seasons Coffeehouse

Guided me with future plans. Helped me get my financials in check, was supported 100% by check-ins and emails. Read more

Liz Stuck
Owner, All Seasons Coffeehouse
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Whistler's Knoll Vineyard

The Boetchers were nearing retirement and looking for a project to help them stay busy. Read more

Tom and Holly Boettcher
Whistler's Knoll Vineyard
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Appleton Tutoring Services, LLC

Hamid visited SCORE for help with some of the basics and developed a business model canvas. He then settled on a niche - hiring the highest educated (his staff holds MBAs and PHDs) Read more

Hamid Almozaffar
Owner, Appleton Tutoring, LLC, Appleton Tutoring Services, LLC
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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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Elwood Restaurant

My SCORE mentor, Carol Heiberger, asked me hard questions, provided feedback based on her business knowledge and experience, and offered moral support. Read more

Adam Diltz
Chef/Owner, Elwood Restaurant

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