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Be Still Float Studio

Schimpff first encountered SCORE when she went to the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce to research statistics. She wound up going to a SCORE orientation session, where she met her... Read more

Gina Schimpff
Owner, Be Still Float Studio
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Kathryn DePalma Music Services

DePalma attended SCORE’s small business orientation on her days off and worked with two mentors, including Dave Baier, who she says, “always gives us the guidance, experience and... Read more

Kathryn DePalma
Kathryn DePalma Music Services
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Chamos Language Academy, LLC

Guerrero-Pinate and Guerrero attended a host of SCORE workshops as they prepared to launch their business. They also worked with SCORE mentor Rob Duncan, who guided them from the... Read more

Vanessa Guerrero-Pinate, Lorena Guerrero
Chamos Language Academy, LLC
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Ruff Rubs Canine Massage Therapy and Acupressure, LLC

Bennett sees her SCORE mentor, Frances Fisher, as one of her business’ greatest assets. Bringing a spark of excitement to each of their meetings, Fisher has helped Bennett market... Read more

Betty Bennett
Ruff Rubs Canine Massage Therapy and Acupressure, LLC
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Great Scott Business Ventures

SCORE mentor Frances Fisher helped Scott determine how to valuate his business before he purchased it. Fisher, who Scott says is available whenever he has a question or a... Read more

John Scott III
Great Scott Business Ventures
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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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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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Mentoring Mentors

Ben Fisco has been a continual reminder of the importance of the "bottom line". He offers ideas and suggestions that are within my ability, keeps me focused and accountable, and... Read more

Tricia Beck
Founder, CEO, Beck Leadership
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Remote SCORE Mentoring a Huge Success

Michael Siegel, from the Savannah SCORE chapter, has been an invaluable part of my success. I was connected with him through the SCORE website mostly because of his work in the... Read more

Cheryl W. Smith
Owner, Consider It Done Transition Services

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