See how we have helped small businesses in our community

SCORE has produced numerous Success Stories. These are businesses that have been tracked over time and have succeeded due largely to SCORE mentor involvement. Let’s develop a mentoring relationship for you and your business and create another Success Story.

Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.

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Shary Carvalho Tax Services

SCORE has been instrumental from the start of my business. Having a mentor who is knowledgeable in the business has been key. My mentor has guided me through every process, from... Read more

Shary Carvalho
Founder, Shary Carvalho Tax Services
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Aquatic Veterinary Services of Northern California

“I needed help designing a business plan to take my ambulatory veterinary practice to an in-house practice and retail store,” Sanders recalls. Mentor Barbara Humphries walked... Read more

Jessie Sanders, DVM
Veterinarian and Owner, Aquatic Veterinary Services of Northern California
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Aquatic Veterinary Services of Northern California

Her mentors, Michael Sarka and Barbara Humpreys are helping Jessie transition her office to larger quarters as she expands her business into uncharted waters, literally. In her... Read more

Dr. Jessie Sanders
Aquatic Veterinary Services of Northern California
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Dance Of The Deer Foundation

Even a mystical healer can use a little sage advice and guidance from time to time. The Father and son team, Brant and Nico Secunda of Dance of the Deer Foundation are extremely... Read more

Brant and Nico Secunda
Dance Of The Deer Foundation
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Fatima's Fine Jewelry

Considering their goal of expanding their audience reach, both within and outside of their community, SCORE counselor, Karen Grellas, has provided guidance with their business... Read more

Fatima's Fine Jewelry
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Roux Dat

Chad credits his mentor, Rich Hill, with providing extremely insightful, practical advice, not just in refining the business plan, but in advising on how to cost out supplies and... Read more

Chad Glassley
Roux Dat
success story

Kat the Farmer LLC

Plan for more success than you could imagine! Every idea you have could take off, then what? You'll have to choose, hone, and perfect things so that you love your job more every ye Read more

Kat Johnson
Owner, Kat the Farmer LLC
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Madison Futsal

Learning a lot of details. Still implementing it, but especially helping me a lot with better support and utilizing staff well. Read more

Ilir Lushaj
Owner, Madison Futsal
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Love is a Rose

The Zoom meetings with Mentors Ed & George kept me going & provided coaching & support that was invaluable. Read more

Sid Fey
President, Love is a Rose
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Scioto Analysis

I have been hooked into resources being offered during the COVID-19 crisis that have kept the company afloat. I also have found it useful to have someone to help me in... Read more

Scioto Analysis

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