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Behavior Analysts Become Biz Owners to Help Kids with Disabilities

Brit Harger and Adrianne Smith
Co-Founders, Creative Behavior Solutions, LLC
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S&R Sharpening

Having never started a business before, the Clarks turned to SCORE for help as they prepared to launch. Read more

Scott and Ruth Clark
S&R Sharpening
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AV Specialists, Inc.

Dixon strategized with SCORE mentors Keith Knowles and Mats Bengston about how to keep and grow his business. Read more

Gregg Dixon
AV Specialists, Inc.
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"Our cakes are but a canvas for your imagination."

Our mentors continued to play an important role in the business side of her success, and suggested her prices were too low for the market, and advise her to implement a 22 percent Read more

Jovana Unietis
Owner, The Artistic Whisk LLC
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Pinellas Rubber Stamp and Engraving

Maureen credits SCORE with helping her turn the organization from a family run enterprise into a professionally managed company.  Read more

Maureen Sharkey
Owner, Pinellas Rubber Stamp and Engraving
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TAKEOUT BUTTON

Since contacting SCORE in 2014, she has absorbed business counseling from Jack Twyford (former SCORE mentor), Ralph Warmack, Bob Turel, William Schaill, Jack Parker, and her curren Read more

Dr. Cindy Siriwong
Partner, Takeout Button
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Galleries on the Go

Although Mullins has a business degree, SCORE mentors provided guidance and accountability to stay focused as Galleries on the Go grows. Read more

Sara Mullins
Galleries on the Go
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Galleries on the Go

Although Mullins has a business degree, SCORE mentors provided guidance and accountability to stay focused as Galleries on the Go grows. Read more

Sara Mullins
Galleries on the Go
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T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC

Jackson developed her business plan with help from SCORE Mid-Shore chapter chair John C. Franke and SCORE mentor George Howie. Read more

Tamara Jackson
President and CEO, T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC
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Teatopia

In starting Teatopia, Quarles made up for not having a business background by using the business blueprint on SCORE’s website, taking classes, and meeting with SCORE mentor Richard Read more

Reginald Quarles
Owner, Teatopia
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LYFE Recovery Services

SCORE mentors John Strom and Sam Schall helped Payne write a successful business plan and set clear goals for growth. Read more

Stacey Payne
Owner, LYFE Recovery Services

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