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Dog is Good

The Kurtz’s attended several workshops at the local Orange County chapter of SCORE.  After attending one such seminar by SCORE mentor Tom Patty called “Marketing Without Money,” th Read more

Jon and Gila Kurtz
Dog is Good
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The Iron Butterfly

Mentor Tom Patty focused on helping and inspiring the public speaking side of Annemarie’s business while mentor Bette Otte mentored the CSR side. Read more

Annemarie du LeBohn
du LeBohn
 Pink Entourage
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Pink Entourage

Dinger’s SCORE mentors Charles Dye and Larry Matte helped her launch her products and improve her financial know-how to increase revenue and make her business successful. Dinger ad Read more

Agnet Dinger
Pink Entourage
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GREAT WINE

Lin’s director of brand marketing, Michella Chiu, first sought out mentoring from SCORE and eventually, Lin joined her. Read more

Danni Lin
Founder and CEO , GREAT WINE
Mermaid Butter
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Mermaid Butter

SCORE mentor Pamela Kaur has helped Schol with every aspect of setting up her business, from choosing the right corporate structure to filing the necessary paperwork with the IRS a Read more

Dawn Schol
President, Mermaid Butter
 Strongman Services, LLC
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Strongman Services, LLC

“Get a SCORE mentor right away!” says Littrell. She worked with SCORE to develop effective interviewing techniques with potential employees. Read more

Gisele Littrell
Strongman Services, LLC
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Bob Lepper

SCORE mentor Don Wheeler advised Lepper during the growth phase of his business and was there for him during the sale as well. Read more

Bob Lepper
Owner, Bob Lepper
X-Cell Tool & Mold
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X-Cell Tool & Mold

Novel attributes much of this success to the mentorship he received from Mike Vereb and Tony Ciampa at SCORE. Read more

Ron Novel
X-Cell Tool & Mold
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The Alexandria Academy

SCORE mentors Robert Machon and Harry Croner encouraged McEnnan to attend a SCORE social media and marketing workshop to help spread the word about her business. Read more

Stacey McEnnan
The Alexandria Academy
Mutt’s Sauce LLC
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Mutt’s Sauce

Scales met with SCORE mentor John Soutar weekly prior to her product launch.“Everything that SCORE offered was exactly what I needed to get the business started,” Scales recalls.  Read more

Charlynda Scales
Mutt’s Sauce LLC

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