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MyDPCdoc Family Medicine

SCORE mentor Michael Lewis helped Dr. Crall with his business plan, goals, and marketing approach. 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. 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 subje 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 o 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 w Read more

Heather Hart
Treehouse Village Early Learning Center
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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 diagnosis 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). 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. 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. 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. Read more

Gerald P. Hekhuis
Oasis Coffee Spot

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