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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. The Clarks attending several in-person and online SCORE workshops on... 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. He tells other small business owners: “You are going to need an... 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... 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. “I have a solid business plan and support... 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. “I have a solid business plan and support... Read more

Sara Mullins
Galleries on the Go
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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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Advanced Behavior Treatment

SCORE has opened our eyes to the benefits of going into a partnership and educated us on reasons many partnerships succeed or fail. They also helped us identify areas of strength... Read more

Rich Neal/Tariq Farr
CEO/President, Advanced Behavior Treatment
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Back From Extinction After 40 years!

I attended all the SCORE workshops in 1993 when I invented the Sandbagger. They were very helpful with getting a small women-owned business loan. My current mentor has been... Read more

Stacey Kohler
CEO & Founder, Kiddy Crawler LLC

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