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ConnectA Pharma

Donaldson worked with SCORE mentor Deborah Newkerk. Donaldson says Newkerk provided an excellent sounding board and helped Donaldson think through challenges. Read more

Lynn Donaldson
ConnectA Pharma
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Brooklyn Bark

Bowers approached SCORE in 2014, seeking help in applying for a small business loan. She has now worked with SCORE mentor George Joiner, and others, on myriad challenges. Read more

Rachel Bowers
Brooklyn Bark
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WomenSV

During her first year of business, Patrick sought mentoring from SCORE. Read more

Ruth Patrick
WomenSV
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Sugar Rush Bakery

Ellis works with SCORE mentor Ron Roller, meeting with him at least once a week. Read more

Angela Ellis
Sugar Rush Bakery
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Mike Mariola Restaurants

Mariola sought mentoring from SCORE after a colleague suggested that he find a business mentor with restaurant-specific experience. Read more

Mike Mariola
Mike Mariola Restaurants
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OFD Consulting

Ely sought mentoring from SCORE immediately after launching. Read more

Meghan Ely
OFD Consulting
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AMK Cleaning Services, LLC

Kosharek was connected with her SCORE mentor, John Hepfler, after learning about SCORE at a Women’s Business Conference in Eau Claire, Wis. Read more

Ashley Kosharek
AMK Cleaning Services, LLC
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The Scrub Peddler

Tatro Majka has a comprehensive background in retail, but she needed help getting her business off the ground. Read more

Ellen Tatro Majka
The Scrub Peddler
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Back In Motion Sport & Spine Physical Therapy

Gray sought out SCORE to get feedback on his business plan and approach before opening. Read more

Dr. Scott Gray
Back In Motion Sport & Spine Physical Therapy
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Napkin Innovations, LLC

Bollmus and Schlick say that SCORE mentor Jack Hill, “immediately provided an element of discipline that helped us stay on course, given that we both have families and careers.” Th Read more

Matthias Bollmus and John Schlick
Napkin Innovations, LLC
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Greg Liberto Focus

Liberto met SCORE mentor Steve Martin at a Straight Talk SCORE workshop. Read more

Greg Liberto
Greg Liberto Focus

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