You are not alone! Chester and Delaware County SCORE volunteer mentors have met many entrepreneurs in various stages of their business: pre-startup, start-up, in business.

Check out a few of our success stories or ask us your business questions!

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Thom’s Jerky

Thom recognized that the business was not operating efficiently. For example, while sales were up, the business was still not profitable. Read more

Thom and Laurie D’Antonio
Founders, Thom’s Jerky
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SCORE mentor Jim Calgiano brings a friend each week who has been challenged due to an automobile accident. Read more

Linda Christiansen
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ME3 Corporation

Through the course of their acquisition, Eldredge and Mayo will be the first to give kudos to SCORE mentor John Ralston for helping them to stay the course, navigating their way th Read more

Eldredge and Mayo
Founders, ME3 Corporation
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Karité Naturals LLC

In 2018, Williams met her SCORE mentor Bill Pearce, who suggested she use space at Headroom for her holistic wellness activities. Headroom is a co-working space in Media. Read more

Tamora Williams
Founder, Karité Naturals LLC
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Big Boize BBQ Sauce

Although just founded in 2016, Big Boize BBQ Sauce’s rapid growth prompted Rowland to seek help from SCORE. Read more

Cass Rowland, III
Founder, Big Boize BBQ Sauce
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Click Canyon

Typical of any small business, over the years, Click Canyon successfully brought in business but without a particular focus on their future. Read more

Brent and Deanna Doane
Founders, Click Canyon
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Altoonian Photography

In 2018, Altoonian participated in the St. Joseph’s University Veterans Entrepreneurial Jumpstart (VEJ) program for the veteran who is interested in starting his own business. Read more

Gary Altoonian
Owner, Altoonian Photography
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SoulScapes Reiki and Laser Skin Center

When Ullman came to SCORE in 2016, she did not have a business plan or a clear vision of how to grow her business.  She met with SCORE mentors Glen Lesky and John Daniel, who encou Read more

Tracie Ullman
Founder, SoulScapes Reiki and Laser Skin Center
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Rooted bucked the traditional trends of a small startup business by becoming successful after just one year without a formal Business Plan. Read more

Betsy Beehler and Ashley Rector,
Founders, Rooted