See how we have helped small businesses in our community

SCORE has produced numerous Success Stories. These are businesses that have been tracked over time and have succeeded due largely to SCORE mentor involvement. Let’s develop a mentoring relationship for you and your business and create another Success Story.

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.

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Inspiration & Motivation

Mila's expertise has helped us get more organized, and make sure we are operating a business efficiently and the correct way. She has helped me get my "ducks in a row" and... Read more

Leny Fralicker
Owner/Operator, Elderberry Elixir
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Healthy Dogs are Happy Dogs

Our mentor, Jim, was a tremendous help! He would meet with us weekly (through Zoom) for about an hour. He would give us weekly assignments to complete before our next meeting and... Read more

Kendra Locke
Owner, The K9 Kitchen LLC
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From Mediocre to Booming

Through Ben, I have learned to do data analysis much more efficiently. I know where my finances are at any given moment and have learned how to do very accurate projections of the... Read more

Maria Conneway
Owner/groomer, TenderCare Pet Salon and Day Spa
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Burma Spice

The journey of growing Burma Spice with the help of SCORE has been rewarding and exciting.  My  SCORE Mentor Team helped me navigate thru financial restructuring decisions and... Read more

Edward, Brakus, Jr.
Burma Spice, Inc.
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Exceptional Aluminum

Exceptional Aluminum Sales & Service builds aluminum screen enclosures and opened its doors just a few weeks before Hurricane Irma blew through Fort Myers in 2017.  Experts in... Read more

Dennis and Scarlett Britton
Exceptional Aluminum Sales and Service
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Fieldr

Fieldr is a web-based application that streamlines the connection between Students and Employers. Fieldr is proud to work with a formal advisory board of serial entrepreneurs and... Read more

Connor Firmender (CEO), Natalie Finazzo (COO)
Fieldr, LLC
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Southwestern Vocational Training

After reviewing the SBA website, I came across SCORE and it was the best thing that could have happened for my business and the continued success of our students.  My advice to... Read more

Sylvia Dorisme
Director, Southwestern Vocational Training
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Emmeline Textiles

From the mentorship we received, our gross sales increased by five times in a year and we are projected to more than double that this year! It is all because of SCORE; from... Read more

Ali Frantz & Jessica Mc Neill
Owners, Emmeline Textiles
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from PhD to genealogist

Richard, my mentor, has always believed in me. Even at moments of greatest difficulty, he always believed in my abilities, my capability to learn what I need, and my vision for... Read more

Joshua Grayson
owner, Lost Roots Family History
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From Corporate to Startup

I needed some mentorship in marketing and sales. I did not really know where to start. Gary helped me tremendously by breaking down the process into smaller steps. He helped me... Read more

Anne-Sophie Le Bloas
CEO, Ravacan Inc.
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Overnight Success; 20 years later

Several ways!! He helped me to understand financial reports and financing. How credit works, how to get it, and what to use it for. He gave me confidence to move forward even when... Read more

Tracee Murphy
CEO/Principal Designer, Trade Mark Interiors, Inc.

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