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BagValet

Amanda Sheridan
BagValet
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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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Wonder Works

Christine Osborne
Wonder Works
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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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What To Do With An Idea? Make It A Reality With Help From SCORE!

I am fortunate to have several amazing SCORE mentors. I found Dana Connon on the SCORE website, sent her an email, and then set up an in-person meeting. Dana offered resources,... Read more

Shirley Washington
Inventor/Founder, Sway-Oh, LLC
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Building Business and Legacy

SCORE has helped me by defining the role to take in my business and how to work on my business instead of the day-to-day functions. They even recruited me to be a SCORE volunteer. Read more

Dr. Lisa R. McGuthry
CEO/Boutique Boss, Our Favorite Things Boutique & Event Center
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From new business to Oregon Bride Magazine's Best Wedding Planner and All Around Vendor

Almost every year, we've been able to achieve our financial goals, our number of wedding goals, and our growth goals. Even though this past year has been incredibly rough on the... Read more

Briana Denman
Owner, Planner , The Indigo Bride
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Admin_on-Call, LLC SCORE Success Story

SCORE has played an intricate part in the development of Admin-On-Call, LLC business journey. My first encounter with SCORE was in 1999-2000 while living in Richmond, VA. I... Read more

Eileen L. Collins
Founder/CEO, Admin-On-Call, LLC

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