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Vera's Art

With no background in business or sales, Smith knew she would need some guidance. The artist says, "It can be very lonely and scary having a small business by yourself." When... Read more

Vera Smith
Vera's Art
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Qualtel Communications, Inc.

Mr. Martinez attended a SCORE sponsored pre-business workshop and then sat down with a mentor to discuss his business plan and the legal structure of his business. He later... Read more

Benny Martinez
Qualtel Communications, Inc.
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FishHook

Ms. Guckian credits SCORE mentor Liz Lesnick with being willing to spend many hours with her to help her understand the financial forecasts necessary to complete her business plan. Read more

B. Lou Guckian
Fish Hook
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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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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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It Is All Downhill From Here

My SCORE mentor(s) helped me draft a business plan. They also reviewed all of the documentation I was required to complete in order to begin working independently. Finally, they... Read more

Michael Nagle
CEO/Consultant, Ashling Digital Inc.
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REDCON Solutions Group (REDCON)

Our monthly meetings allow me to stay focused on the strategies we have developed. Having a clear set of valid and attainable goals has helped my business experience significant... Read more

Kyle Evans
President/CEO, REDCON Solutions Group (REDCON)
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Turning a Dream into Reality

My mentor has been a huge supporter and driving force in my business. He has brought in co-mentors to assist with various topics. He encouraged me to go out of my comfort zone and... Read more

Karen Ambrose
Owner/ Pastry Chef, Sweet Gourmet

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