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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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SLOFLY

SCORE mentor Scott Hillis helped Barden from the time he first conceived of the store until the grand opening over a year later (when they finally met face-to-face). Read more

Doug Barden
SLOFLY
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Cadence Insoles

“Sometimes we had questions that we couldn’t get answers for, no matter how many Google searches we did,” Hinds recalls. Read more

John Hinds
Owner, Cadence Insoles
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Zero to Hero Nutrition

McKiernan explains that perception was a big obstacle when she was first starting her practice. Read more

Fiona McKiernan
Owner, Zero to Hero Nutrition
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SLO Fresh Catch

SLO Fresh Catch's Margie Hurd -  "I was a fumbling, frantic new business owner when a customer said, “Call SCORE, they can help you.  An English major by education, I was overwhelm Read more

Margie Hurd
SLO Fresh Catch
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Doc Burnsteins

Doc Burnstein’s Greg Steinberger -  “SCORE guided us as I opened my doors in 2003 and again as I expanded. Read more

Greg Steinberger
Doc Burnsteins
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Accurate Welding & Manufacturing

Accurate Welding & Manufacturing's Scott and Ann Crutcher -  “Your expertise and willingness to share it is very helpful to us. Read more

Scott and Ann Crutcher
Accurate Welding & Manufacturing
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Inner Light Interior Design

Inner Light Interior Design's Erica Gomez -  “My counselors were pleasant and supportive, their mention that I am well organized, I have carried with me as a strength. Read more

Erica Gomez
Inner Light Interior Design
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Beach 'n Yogurt

Beach ‘N’ Yogurt's Ed Mulder - “I think what SCORE is doing is a great community service to all small businesses and entrepreneurs, this is what keeps America strong. Read more

Ed Mulder
Beach 'n Yogurt
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MZR FItness

MZR Fitness's Mike Robinson -  “SCORE has been a tremendous help for starting and growing my business. Read more

Mike Robinson
MZR FItness
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Kaplan Executive Search

Kaplan wanted a mentor who understood his industry and with whom he felt a personal connection. Read more

Adam Kaplan
Owner, Kaplan Executive Search

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