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Stride, Inc.

Back in the 80s, when Barbara was starting out on her own, SCORE helped with machinery and mechanical problems. Bertram says, “Our SCORE mentors were a group of men with... Read more

Kerry Bertram
Owner, Stride, Inc.
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Poston & Associates

Poston is no stranger to seeking out resources to amplify her success. She’s a graduate of the Small Business Administration’s Emerging Leaders Program, where she learned about... Read more

Stephine Poston
Poston & Associates
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One Community Auto

Peterson started with the Startup Basics Workshop to get a broad understanding of what was needed to run a small business. “I was also able to evaluate myself and if I could... Read more

Gary Peterson
Owner, One Community Auto
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Marron and Associates

Marron and Associates (Marron) is a small, woman-owned consulting firm with two decades of experience providing a full range of environmental services. Marron specializes in the... Read more

Ken Marron
Marron and Associates
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The Knife Guys

The Knife Guys opened its doors in May of 2009. At that time, we the owners had little to no idea of all it would take to run a business. SCORE assisted us with start-up and... Read more

The Knife Guys
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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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