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Bohlux

Comora and Fivis connected with mentor Richard Fivis from the San Francisco SCORE chapter. “It’s very easy to drift away from completing the tasks you do not like or are out of... Read more

Gail Fivis and Louise Comora
Bohlux
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Hiking Yoga Finds SCORE to be Great Sounding Board

For Eric, working with Richard Fivis at San Francisco SCORE has provided valuable structure and a “sounding board” he could not get elsewhere. “ I love the accountability of... Read more

Eric Kipp
Hiking Yoga Finds SCORE to be Great Sounding Board
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earthbath

Working together for almost a decade, Paul and his SCORE lead counselor, Bob Boesch, honed manufacturing and production, inventory management and warehousing, marketing and... Read more

Paul Armstrong
earthbath
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CORE Foods Success With SCORE

Corey contacted San Francisco SCORE Chapter 10, and began working with counselor Richard Fivis to develop a fresh-bar production method. Corey continues working with Richard... Read more

Corey Rennell
CORE Foods Success With SCORE
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Overnight Success; 20 years later

Several ways!! He helped me to understand financial reports and financing. How credit works, how to get it, and what to use it for. He gave me confidence to move forward even when... Read more

Tracee Murphy
CEO/Principal Designer, Trade Mark Interiors, Inc.
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It Is All Downhill From Here

My SCORE mentor(s) helped me draft a business plan. They also reviewed all of the documentation I was required to complete in order to begin working independently. Finally, they... Read more

Michael Nagle
CEO/Consultant, Ashling Digital Inc.
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REDCON Solutions Group (REDCON)

Our monthly meetings allow me to stay focused on the strategies we have developed. Having a clear set of valid and attainable goals has helped my business experience significant... Read more

Kyle Evans
President/CEO, REDCON Solutions Group (REDCON)
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Advanced Behavior Treatment

SCORE has opened our eyes to the benefits of going into a partnership and educated us on reasons many partnerships succeed or fail. They also helped us identify areas of strength... Read more

Rich Neal/Tariq Farr
CEO/President, Advanced Behavior Treatment
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Back From Extinction After 40 years!

I attended all the SCORE workshops in 1993 when I invented the Sandbagger. They were very helpful with getting a small women-owned business loan. My current mentor has been... Read more

Stacey Kohler
CEO & Founder, Kiddy Crawler LLC
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Converting One's Passion into a Full Time Job!

I have used multiple SCORE eGuides and articles to help gain a better understanding of what is needed to have a healthy Profit & Loss Statement, as well as establish a clear... Read more

Patricia Burmicky
Founder, PhotoUno Photography School and Patricia Burmicky Photography
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Ursula's About Phace Rittenhouse Studio

SCORE has helped me in the most profound way by introducing me to my mentor Mr. Mark Maguire. SCORE also helps me with information and resources to better understand my business... Read more

Ursula Augustine
Owner/Makeup Artist, Ursula's About Phace Rittenhouse Studio

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