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Advanced EEO Solutions

Meet Advanced EEO Solutions, LLC and a timely transition strategy! Frank’s recent Success Story is a great example. In this case, Garrison Birckett, who operates an EEO consulting... Read more

Garrison Birckett
Advanced EEO Solutions
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Nonprofit Organization Banks on Life-changing Initiatives for Success

Pamela originally came to SCORE in September 2019 for help with QuickBooks, an accounting software package. After the first meeting, Pamela decided to involve SCORE Mentor, Bill... Read more

Pamela Boyce Simms
Founder, Woodstock Timebank
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Specialized Beauty Business Gives Back to the Community

Crystal Carmen met John Lippman, SCORE Mentor, in the Spring of 2015 when she was working on ‘Pink Stiletto Beauty’.  In the early mentoring discussions, Crystal was thinking... Read more

Crystal Carmen
Owner, Vanity Image Studio
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Startup Engineer's Individual Attention into Delivering Uncompromising Customer Service

Since his introduction to SCORE Chester and Delaware Counties in March 2018, Mark has worked with a wide range of mentors, co-mentors, and subject matter experts.  These SCORE... Read more

Mark Padula
Padula Engineering Company
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Nonprofit Dedicated to Helping Professionals Find Their Dream Job

Lynne began working with SCORE in 2013 after meeting Jerry Francis, SCORE Community Engagement Volunteer, at an event at Cabrini College in Radnor, Pennsylvania. She was so... Read more

Executive Director, Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group
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Two Entrepreneurs Transform a Company to Put People First

With a smile, Chip recalls how SCORE mentoring provided the structure and discipline to conduct a business evaluation, using thorough analysis and patience. John Ralston helped... Read more

Chip Mayo/Robert Eldredge
Partners, ME3 Corporation
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Dynamic Dental Solutions Fills Unmet Admin Needs for Dentists

“Pete and Jane have been phenomenal Mentors! They provided practical and valuable advice throughout the scaling of my business." Read more

Nina Bond
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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. He re-established contact with his SCORE... 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. Calgiano is so impressed with Christiansen’s enthusiasm and spirit that... Read more

Linda Christiansen
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River Avenue Digital LLC

Josh Irons contacted SCORE and was assigned mentor Frank Milheim. After the initial meeting, Milheim suggested that Irons would be best served by an Advisory Board, which included... Read more

Josh Irons
Founder, River Avenue Digital LLC
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Julie Sebastian Softball & Fitness Instruction

Julie attended the SCORE, How to Start and Operate a Small Business seminar and used SCORE’s template to create her business plan. She also took advantage of SCORE’s mentoring... Read more

Julie Sebastian
Founder, Julie Sebastian Softball & Fitness Instruction
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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. Although... Read more

Tamora Williams
Founder, Karité Naturals LLC