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Portland Transmission Warehouse

Bradshaw went to Portland SCORE, where he began working with a team of volunteer mentors to address concerns such as inventory management, information technology upgrades and estab Read more

John Bradshaw
Portland Transmission Warehouse
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Haines Security Solutions, LLC

During the budget sequestration, Haines went to a SCORE workshop where he says he was asked questions about his business that he had never thought about before. Read more

Doug Haines
Haines Security Solutions, LLC
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Mermaid Butter

SCORE mentor Pamela Kaur has helped Schol with every aspect of setting up her business, from choosing the right corporate structure to filing the necessary paperwork with the IRS a Read more

Dawn Schol
President, Mermaid Butter
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Seimitsu

Sam turned to the SCORE advisory board run by his local chapter because he wanted a broader view of where his business was going and how to achieve his goals. Read more

Sam Cook, Cindy Cook
Seimitsu
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Leverage Unlimited

Jerry Gitchel
Leverage Unlimited
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AV Specialists, Inc.

Dixon strategized with SCORE mentors Keith Knowles and Mats Bengston about how to keep and grow his business. Read more

Gregg Dixon
AV Specialists, Inc.
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Rethink Imaging

SCORE mentor James Coates helped Chang and Sianta develop their business plan and is helping them identify ways to get in the door with hospital purchasing departments. Read more

Tracy Sianta
Rethink Imaging
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One Effin' Ink

Bates first met SCORE volunteer mentor Rick Scofield in 2009, when he was working on a clothing product he had developed. Read more

Rob Bates
Owner, One Effin' Ink
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CapeAble Sensory Products

Weighted products have traditionally been made by hand, and sewn weighted products didn’t fit standard manufacturing techniques. Read more

Marna Pacheco and Susan Hickok
Owners, CapeAble Sensory Products
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E-Business Experts

During his sessions with volunteer mentor Judith Edwards, who recommended a company called SiteSell, which offered training for building a successful website for an online business Read more

Douglas Lee
Owner, E-Business Experts
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MinkeeBlue

Mosee worked with a team of three SCORE mentors, who helped her with manufacturing, sales, and software. Robert Wolk was one of her mentors. Read more

Sherrill W. Mosee
Owner, MinkeeBlue

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