Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.

Get Your Mentor

Narrow by

success story

Joshua’s Stage

Levy attended a variety of SCORE workshops on marketing, branding, accounting, and human resources management. Read more

Joshua Levy
Joshua’s Stage
success story

Zero to Hero Nutrition

McKiernan explains that perception was a big obstacle when she was first starting her practice. Read more

Fiona McKiernan
Owner, Zero to Hero Nutrition
success story

Anakh Leadership Coaching LLC

I really appreciate the energy at my local SCORE chapter. The individuals involved with SCORE are passionate about small business and achieving success. Read more

Cindy M. Nelson
Owner and Certified Coach, Anakh Leadership Coaching LLC
success story

Pilates on the Bay

When Politte was in the planning phase of opening her studio, she knew she would need a bank loan. Read more

Jennifer Politte
Owner, Pilates on the Bay
success story

Competitive Edge Sports Performance Center

Evans sought mentoring from SCORE because he wanted someone who had been in his shoes to guide him through small-business obstacles. Read more

Monte Evans
Owner, Competitive Edge Sports Performance Program
success story

Jill Johns International

While this wasn’t Johns’ first venture as a solopreneur, she wanted to make sure her business plan and vision were solid. Read more

Jill Johns
Owner, Jill Johns International
success story

BalloFlex Fitness

By the time Buckeye came to SCORE for support, she already had a business plan, website, marketing collateral and state business registration. Read more

Julie Buckeye
Owner, BalloFlex Fitness
success story

Stellar Hair Studio

Cosgrove wanted help writing her business plan, along with encouragement to stay focused. She attended online workshops about the business-plan writing process and also attended a Read more

Erin Cosgrove
Owner, Stellar Hair Studio
success story

Kingdom Builders LLC & Kingmakers CDC

SCORE mentor Ken Baker worked with the Daniels on how to structure their construction business. Nicole met with Fred Kistler twice weekly for training on QuickBooks. Read more

Rodrick and Nicole Daniels
Owners, Kingdom Builders LLC & Kingmakers CDC
success story

True North Veterinary Hospital

Mentor Dick Ficke started working with Battenfelder to develop a business plan in 2012. Read more

Dr. Kate Battenfelder
Owner , True North Veterinary Hospital
success story

Fit to Recover

Acker worked with volunteer mentor Doug McNeil to realize his dream. Read more

Ian Acker
founder and executive director, Fit to Recover

Pages