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Barley Labs

Chu and Beaudry worked with SCORE mentor Maxine Stern as they launched their business in 2012. “We didn’t want to jump into entrepreneurship blindly,” says Chu. Read more

Scott Beaudry and Theresa Chu
Co-Owners, Barley Labs
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Love Your Pet Bakery

Kamdar works with two SCORE mentors, Dan Wallace and John Pietro. Read more

Valarie Kamdar
Owner, Love Your Pet Bakery
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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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Behavior Analysts Become Biz Owners to Help Kids with Disabilities

Brit Harger and Adrianne Smith
Co-Founders, Creative Behavior Solutions, LLC
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Hart Physical Therapy

Hart worked with SCORE mentor Jim Dallet who encouraged her to start thinking and acting like a business professional in every sense. Read more

Mary Hart
Hart Physical Therapy
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Alliance for Positive Change (Alliance)

In 2010 the impacts of the economic recession presented Duke and Alliance with new, unfamiliar challenges. Read more

Sharen Duke
Founder, Alliance for Positive Change (Alliance)
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Vera's Art

With no background in business or sales, Smith knew she would need some guidance. Read more

Vera Smith
Vera's Art
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GrowthSpurts Child Development Facility, LLC

Although Boswell has an extensive background in childcare, she needed guidance and support when it came to business operations. Read more

Bre Boswell
Owner, GrowthSpurts Child Development Facility, LLC
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BriteWorks

Like many businesses, BriteWorks got its start on a shoestring budget. Read more

Anita Ron
Owner, BriteWorks
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Strongman Services, LLC

“Get a SCORE mentor right away!” says Littrell. She worked with SCORE to develop effective interviewing techniques with potential employees. Read more

Gisele Littrell
Strongman Services, LLC

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