See how we have helped small businesses in our community

These are businesses that have been tracked over time and have succeeded due in large part to SCORE counselor involvement. Let’s develop a counseling relationship for you and your business and create another Success Story.

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Sylvan Learning Center Franchise

The Johnson’s still call on SCORE occasionally when a question arises about management or finances. Howard is also pleased that his search for a new business advisor reconnected... Read more

Howard and Jo Jean Johnson
Sylvan Learning Center Franchise
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Phamily Fun & Fitness

Pham first attended a business workshop for basic knowledge about small-business finances, marketing, and advertising. He also attended a few SCORE online workshops, which... Read more

Dominic Pham
Owner, Phamily Fun & Fitness
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High Impact Management

But a business doesn’t grow overnight. Coffee had to figure out how to market HIM’s services to the federal and commercial sectors. She also needed to hire qualified employees.... Read more

Julie Coffee
President and founder, High Impact Management
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Irish Green Lawn Care

“Originally SCORE helped me with my first business plan and three years of projected financial statements so I could acquire the very first business loan from a bank,” McLaughlin... Read more

Shar McLaughlin
Owner and Operator, Irish Green Lawn Care
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Proactive Transportation Safety Services, Inc.

Gilreath wanted someone who was not involved in his company to guide him on how to grow Proactive Transportation Safety Services. He worked with SCORE mentor Linda Parker, who he... Read more

Malcolm Gilreath
Owner, Proactive Transportation Safety Services, Inc.
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Mainstreet Art Centre

While Johnson felt confident that she could run Mainstreet Art Centre as its sole owner, she had no idea about how to proceed with the buyout, particularly since the partner... Read more

Frankie Johnson
Mainstreet Art Centre
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Language Loop

Torres contacted Chicago SCORE and began working with volunteer mentors Michael Koen and Roger Loeffler in both face-to-face and online mentoring sessions.  Over several months, ... Read more

Johanna Torres
Language Loop

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