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Heidelberg Bread Company

Bissell met with SCORE volunteer mentors Phil Owens and Sam Russo, who provided help writing a business plan. Bissell’s company had a lengthy history, but needed a new plan to... Read more

Boyd Bissell
Owner , Heidelberg Bread Company
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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. “We needed to have a third party work with the... Read more

Sara Decker
Partner, The Decker Group
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GOEFER

"I always ask questions, and starting a business of this scale was way outside my experience,” Herod admits. “So I started researching and found SCORE, and then Doug.”  Herod... Read more

Michael Herod
Owner, GOEFER
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MT Needles Embroidery

The Bensons decided to follow the correct steps in starting a business and utilized the mentoring services of the El Paso SCORE Chapter.  Michael was able to meet with a SCORE... Read more

Tracey and Michael Benson
Owners, MT Needles Embroidery
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AchieveIT360

In 2014, Samadi’s company received a three-year grant to run her programs in five sites; but funding was denied for 2015 and 2016. Samadi used the setback as an opportunity to... Read more

Andrea Samadi
Owner, AchieveIT360
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Hughes Barney Investigations

“In our business field, we have the experience to perform the work,” Hughes says. “However, I need hands-on help and knowledge in order to understand how to properly navigate... Read more

Jeannette Hughes
Owner, Hughes Barney Investigations
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J. Gumbo's Delaware

Upton participated in the SBA and SCORE’s ScaleUp program in 2015, where he learned from business owners who had been in his shoes before.  “Susan Sommerfeld, my current SCORE... Read more

Richard Darren Upton
Owner, J. Gumbo's Delaware
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Shea Bodyworks

Pearsall attended SCORE online workshops on social media, Facebook ads, trademark issues, and SEO for small businesses. “In each webinar, the presenter provided the attendees with... Read more

Saidah Pearsall
Owner, Shea BODYWORKS
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Mustache Pretzels

Volunteer mentor Jack Wilson helped Golden assess the situation when faced with another big change: his wife’s job was about to relocate them back to the east coast. Mustache... Read more

Greg Golden
Owner, Mustache Pretzels
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Stat-Medicament-Disposal Corporation

Kenemore reached out to SCORE for validation of his business plan and model. “I have attended probably 10-15 SCORE webinars and in-person meetings,” he says. “I have always picked... Read more

Lawrence Kenemore, Jr.
CEO, Stat-Medicament-Disposal Corporation
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The Champ Media Agency

“I sought mentoring from SCORE because I knew that in order to take my business to the next level — things like hiring a team, attracting and servicing more client accounts, doing... Read more

Courtney Herring
Owner, The Champ Media Agency
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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. She sought honest, critical input to ensure her business... Read more

Jill Johns
Owner, Jill Johns International

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