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Education and Testing Solutions

Bell had basic business knowledge due to her nonprofit management experience, but she realized she needed additional support to ensure her new business venture would succeed. She... Read more

Dr. Nancy Bell
Owner, Education and Testing Solutions
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Mitla Tortilleria

Newland says, “I have expanded my wholesale business and increased income after confirming my pricing strategy with Michael and gaining more confidence in sales outreach. He... Read more

Grace Newland
Owner, Mitla Tortilleria
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Floyd Fence Company

SCORE mentor Joseph Conti advised the husband and wife duo on many facets of business ownership including accounting, advertising, business plan development, obtaining financing,... Read more

Alicia Lopez Floyd and Tristan Floyd
Floyd Fence Company
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Yeast - Everything Homebrew

Kinslow had experience with business development, planning and proposal writing in his previous career, so he knew the value of a solid business plan. He turned to SCORE “to see... Read more

Peter Kinslow
Owner, Yeast - Everything Homebrew
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Pristine Reflections

Mentors Rick Norman and Fern White helped Pristine Reflections determine marketing strategies. White focused on online marketing, SEO, and website development, while Norman helped... Read more

Michael and Amber Miller
Owners, Pristine Reflections
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East Cooper Community Outreach

Rev. Jack Little believes other nonprofits can benefit from working with their local SCORE chapters. “The price is right, and their volunteers have the expertise, wisdom, and... Read more

James A. Carter
East Cooper Community Outreach
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Mentoring Mentors

Ben Fisco has been a continual reminder of the importance of the "bottom line". He offers ideas and suggestions that are within my ability, keeps me focused and accountable, and... Read more

Tricia Beck
Founder, CEO, Beck Leadership
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Advancing a New Reality in Healthcare

As a start-up, our initial goals were three-fold. 1) Refine our company and product positioning 2) Create a business plan in order to acquire outside funding, and 3) Establish an... Read more

Rahul Patel
Vice President, Wellovate
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Remote SCORE Mentoring a Huge Success

Michael Siegel, from the Savannah SCORE chapter, has been an invaluable part of my success. I was connected with him through the SCORE website mostly because of his work in the... Read more

Cheryl W. Smith
Owner, Consider It Done Transition Services
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Overnight Success; 20 years later

Several ways!! He helped me to understand financial reports and financing. How credit works, how to get it, and what to use it for. He gave me confidence to move forward even when... Read more

Tracee Murphy
CEO/Principal Designer, Trade Mark Interiors, Inc.

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