See how we have helped small businesses in our community
SCORE has produced numerous Success Stories. These are businesses that have been tracked over time and have succeeded due largely to SCORE mentor involvement. Let’s develop a mentoring relationship for you and your business and create another Success Story.
Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.
Have you found success in your business with the help of a SCORE mentor? Submit your success story to share on SCORE.org. Your company may be profiled in SCORE national marketing and press that can reach millions of people. We're excited to spread the word about your story!
For three years, Bonnie Healey worked as a solopreneur in her therapy practice, Hope and Meaning Counseling. Then came COVID and the demand for mental health services nationwide... Read more
In the nearly 10 years since she launched her jewelry and accessories business, Embellish Your Life Accessories, entrepreneur Laurie Alyanakian has transitioned to three... Read more
Heather Guidice has always spent a lot of time gardening and making her own compost. When the creative professional by trade transitioned from a previous job, putting her... Read more
An avid runner, tennis enthusiast and swimmer since her youth, Ellen Regenbogen transformed her passion for fitness into her livelihood in 2018 with the launch of Ellen Bari... Read more
SCORE Helps College Students Create Board of Directors, Fundraising for Nonprofit Started in High School
Sydney Gibbard and Mina Shokoufandeh were exposed to STEM early on through engineering and science camps. Their love of science, technology, engineering, and math was perhaps... Read more
Toward the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Megan Wachter stepped back from her home care profession to take care of her father. Needing “something fun” in her life, Wachter... Read more
Aliya Hammond has learned to adapt to the challenges of being an entrepreneur. In 2008, she was set to launch her interior design business, but against the backdrop of an economic... Read more
Susan Cohen has worked professionally in the wellness realm – as a natural foods chef, cooking instructor, yoga teacher, foot reflexologist and massage therapist – for several... Read more
While some businesses struggled to stay afloat amid the pandemic, Jaclyn Borgia harnessed the power of the ever-popular virtual world to launch a new business focused on providing... Read more
After working five full seasons as a professional landscaper, Gerhart E. Arndt IV decided to become his own boss, and, at the same time, give back to the environment. Seeing the... Read more
If the COVID-19 pandemic had a silver lining, it would be that losing her job as an interior designer motivated Samantha O’Donnell to make a fresh start in the career she always... Read more