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Advanced GeoServices

“SCORE has brought fresh in- sight into our business. SCORE has helped us grow over the past 18 years guiding us through challenging times with new strategic and tactical business ideas… giving us access to people with various expertise and at no cost” Barbara Forslund COO

“SCORE has helped us grow over the past 18 years guiding us through challenging times with new strategic and tactical business ideas” says COO Barbara Forslund. Advanced GeoServices Corp. (AGC) began business in May of 1992 during a previous recession. The company was founded by six civil engineers specializing in superfund site analysis and remediation planning whose target market was private industry. The company rapidly grew to 25 employees in their first year and became profitable in their second year of operation. SCORE began assisting AGC with financial and personnel management during their first year of operation. AGC has grown by acquiring other businesses and expanding their specialized services. Today they employ approximately 60 people, most of whom are highly skilled professionals in environmental, geotechnical, civil engineering and water/wastewater treatment. AGC’s business offerings have also expanded adding geotechnical services, site design for land development, surveying, industrial and municipal waste water treatment and dam inspections and assessments. COO Forslund says “We have the passion and customer service of a small company but the broad diversity of services and technical expertise normally only found in a much larger firm”. She attributes much of their continued success to “building customer loyalty by developing strong relationships with our clients”. SCORE counselor Diana Hong recently assisted the AGC management team by providing an internal assessment of their e-marketing strategy. SCORE counselor Bob Fedor has worked with AGC management over the past 2 years on leadership development. Today Bob is assisting AGC’s management in exploring new strategic business opportunities. COO Barbara Forslund says, “In these challenging times, SCORE has successfully brought fresh insight to our business giving us access to people with various expertise and at no cost.”

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