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MyDPCdoc Family Medicine

SCORE mentor Michael Lewis helped Dr. Crall with his business plan, goals, and marketing approach. Lewis also assisted Crall in securing the funding needed to maintain his... Read more

Dr. Eric Crall
MyDPCdoc
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The Decker Group

“We were at a place where we needed to determine if we were building a business or maintaining a lifestyle business,” Sara says. “We needed to have a third party work with the... Read more

Sara Decker
Partner, The Decker Group
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Richard Davis Art

Client is an excellent artist and commercial illustrator.  He is severly handicapped and unable to be employed outside his home.  Employers refused to hire because client was... Read more

Richard Davis
Richard Davis Art
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Premier Hospitality Sourcing

Richard Bonnet has supported us from the very first day.  From providing us with valuable insight with purchasing an existing business to starting one from scratch.  He evaluated... Read more

Lindsay Graham
Premier Hospitality Sourcing
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Treehouse Village Early Learning Center

Our consulting firm wanted to open its own Early Childhood Center.  With over 25 years combined experience, we had a solid business plan, budget, and the space we wanted to start... Read more

Heather Hart
Treehouse Village Early Learning Center
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Wellness & Workout, LLC

Since meeting with my SCORE mentor, Ned Dietz, and implementing his ideas, I have increased my business by gaining new clients, thus increasing income. Read more

Julie Bruker
Wellness & Workout, LLC
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RN Cancer Guides

RN Cancer Guides (RNCG) was founded to assist cancer patients and their caregivers navigate through all the complex financial, medical, and emotional barriers of a cancer... Read more

Susan Scherer
RN Cancer Guides
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Dunkin' Donuts

SCORE's mentor, Hap Fairman, helped secure financing by streamlining our business plan and introducing us to bankers.  Without Hap's introductions, guidance, and support, we might... Read more

Ava Lawrence, James Adler, Daniel Burns
Dunkin' Donuts
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United Underwriters of Tampa

As a result of working with 2 fantastic SCORE advisors, I was able to obtain a loan through the Pasco Economic Development Council (PEDC). With the funds, I have had a new web... Read more

Nicole Denzik
United Underwriters of Tampa
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GoCaddy

Back in 2002, I reached out to the SBA. I had attended a couple of seminars and requested a mentor to help me get my invention patented. Hap Fairman was my counselor back then,... Read more

Victoria Forster
GoCaddy
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Coastal Cremations, Inc.

I had never even had a lemonade stand... that's how much business knowledge I had.  My SCORE mentor told me about so many things that I did not even know about like worker's comp... Read more

Cheryle Gooldin
Coastal Cremations, Inc.
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Oasis Coffee Spot

SCORE was involved from the early planning through its opening and operations. So far, over fifty mentoring sessions have been conducted involving business plan development, cost... Read more

Gerald P. Hekhuis
Oasis Coffee Spot

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