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Thompson Tee co-founders Billy Thompson and Randy Choi
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Necessity is the Mother of Invention for These Entrepreneurs

Randy Choi and Billy Thompson
Co-Founders, Thompson Tee
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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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Roots Only

One of Bob’s suggestions to help Roots Only was to seal their boxes with fluorescent pink tape to help with recognition in the stock room. Now their products wouldn’t get lost. Read more

Bonnie Steen & Susan Ladua
Roots Only
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Center for Peak Performance

John learned about SCORE through the Internet and his local Chamber of Commerce. “I chose SCORE because of its highly successful people who are mentoring business owners. Read more

John O’Keefe
Center for Peak Performance
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LaurieL Photography

Ludes' dream of starting a photography and graphic design business took a major step forward when she visited the Orange County SCORE Chapter and met SCORE Mentor Joe Di Stanislao, Read more

Laurie Ludes
LaurieL Photography
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Guardian Defense

Steve and Taylor Smith
Co-Owners, Guardian Defense
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Proactive Transportation Safety Services, Inc.

Gilreath wanted someone who was not involved in his company to guide him on how to grow Proactive Transportation Safety Services. Read more

Malcolm Gilreath
Owner, Proactive Transportation Safety Services, Inc.
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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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Kaplan Executive Search

Kaplan wanted a mentor who understood his industry and with whom he felt a personal connection. Read more

Adam Kaplan
Owner, Kaplan Executive Search
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Twirling Tiger Media

Maureen Joyce and Anne Saita
Co-Founders, Twirling Tiger Media
T's Divine Sweets President and CEO Tamara Jackson
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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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