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Norm's Farms

As Norm’s Farms grew quickly, the Lenhardts knew they would need to bring on more and more help to meet demand. “We needed help finding investors and understanding the investors’... Read more

Ann and Rodger Lenhardt
Owners, Norm's Farms
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The Art of LeGogh

Hunter attended a six-part local workshop on how to start a new business and kept going to workshops on everything from copyright law to using spreadsheets. His SCORE mentor,... Read more

Eric Hunter
The Art of LeGogh
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Terra Dura Landscapes

Tom Barton, SCORE mentor and retired CPA, pushed Walsh to build a solid foundation for his business before moving forward with his big ideas. Walsh says, “He taught me to keep to... Read more

Andrew Walsh
Terra Dura Landscapes LLC
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SLOFLY

SCORE mentor Scott Hillis helped Barden from the time he first conceived of the store until the grand opening over a year later (when they finally met face-to-face). Barden... Read more

Doug Barden
SLOFLY
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Sacrebleu LLC

Going from a nonprofit organization to a commercial agency in New York has presented a range of administrative challenges. Pazze felt lost, but his SCORE mentor, Alvin Roselin,... Read more

Yannick Pazze
Sacrebleu LLC
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Red-Carpet Learning Systems

SCORE put together a business advisory team (BAT) to help Cutting manage her business growth. Her main challenge, she says, was “cash flow, cash flow, cash flow!” Her BAT, with... Read more

Donna Cutting
Red-Carpet Learning Systems, Inc.
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Nektar

Gialias sought met SCORE mentor Gene Murtha at a SCORE event that Gialias hosted. At the time, Gialias was deep in multitasking -- he was simultaneously purchasing real estate,... Read more

Nick Gialias
Nektar
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Mind&Melody

During an epic 3-hour meeting, SCORE mentor John Hosler helped Koff and Rodriguez understand the ins and outs of founding a 501c(3) organization. Koff says “If he hadn’t been... Read more

Vice-President and Co-Founder, Mind&Melody
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L.O.C.A.L. S.T.E.W. U.

The Connells sought SCORE mentoring as they moved their school from rural Virginia to Richmond. SCORE mentor Glen Sink helped familiarize them with the business landscape of their... Read more

Resi Connell
L.O.C.A.L. S.T.E.W. U.
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Go Pillow

Neither Walker-Craft nor her mother, who became her business partner had experience setting up a business. SCORE mentor Spike Bywater helped them incorporate; purchase and set up... Read more

Tangela Walker-Craft
Simply Necessary, Incorporated
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Commercial Energy Systems

SCORE mentor Pat Loftus helped Jim Wolff, the owner, refocus his business model and grow the company’s internal resources, doubling his equipment acquisitions and employee base.... Read more

Jim Wolff
Commercial Energy Systems, LLC
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Education and Testing Solutions

Bell had basic business knowledge due to her nonprofit management experience, but she realized she needed additional support to ensure her new business venture would succeed. She... Read more

Dr. Nancy Bell
Owner, Education and Testing Solutions

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