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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. Read more

Julie Coffee
President and founder, High Impact Management
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Phamily Fun & Fitness

Pham first attended a business workshop for basic knowledge about small-business finances, marketing, and advertising. Read more

Dominic Pham
Owner, Phamily Fun & Fitness
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Be That Person Inc.

Coffman chose SCORE because it was one of the few programs available to organizations that had not yet filed for 501(c)3 status. Coffman worked with SCORE mentor Barb Ellerbrook. Read more

Nakia Coffman
Executive Director, Be That Person Inc.
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Ase Kreationz, LLC

Revolus worked with SCORE mentor Barry Skalka, who she says “has been a help every step of the way.” Skalka helped her set up her LLC and find a bookkeeper, and worked with her on Read more

Diana Revolus
Ase Kreationz, LLC
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Shirt Pickle, Inc.

Pickles worked with SCORE mentor Frank Uhlman. He says, “An important part of our startup was to secure initial funding. Read more

Thomas Pickles
Shirt Pickle, Inc.
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Delta Development Team LLC

Bridgewater attended every entrepreneurship workshop he could find during his transition back to civilian life. Read more

Chris Bridgewater
Owner, Delta Development Team LLC
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Pacific Northwest Glass & Mirror, LLC

SCORE mentor Dennis Harvey worked with the Zytniowskis on opening their business in a short timeframe. Read more

Marleen Zytniowski
Co-Owner, Pacific Northwest Glass & Mirror, LLC
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T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC

Jackson developed her business plan with help from SCORE Mid-Shore chapter chair John C. Franke and SCORE mentor George Howie. Read more

Tamara Jackson
President and CEO, T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC
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Teatopia

In starting Teatopia, Quarles made up for not having a business background by using the business blueprint on SCORE’s website, taking classes, and meeting with SCORE mentor Richard Read more

Reginald Quarles
Owner, Teatopia
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Be Still Float Studio

Schimpff first encountered SCORE when she went to the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce to research statistics. Read more

Gina Schimpff
Owner, Be Still Float Studio
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Blue Door Beads

Sara Mancini
Owner, Blue Door Beads

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