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Evans Manufacturing Company

Increasing business by over 30 per cent in one year is not easy but it is exactly what Stephanie Acri has done in her first year as owner and president of Evans Manufacturing Co.... Read more

Stephanie Acri
Owner / Founder, Evans Manufacturing Company
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Back to Back Chiropractic

In the late spring of 2003, Pamela and Patricia Miller were filled with excitement as they prepared to open the door to their new chiropractic business in Moline. For years these... Read more

Dr. Pamela Miller and Dr. Patricia Miller
Back to Back Chiropractic
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A+ Self Storage Company

“Customer service is 90 percent of what we do” according to Dan Luna, co-owner with his wife Dawn of A+ Self Storage, Inc. of Davenport. This may sound obvious for any service... Read more

Dan and Dawn Luna
A+ Self Storage Company
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From Corporate to Startup

I needed some mentorship in marketing and sales. I did not really know where to start. Gary helped me tremendously by breaking down the process into smaller steps. He helped me... Read more

Anne-Sophie Le Bloas
CEO, Ravacan Inc.
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Mentoring Mentors

Ben Fisco has been a continual reminder of the importance of the "bottom line". He offers ideas and suggestions that are within my ability, keeps me focused and accountable, and... Read more

Tricia Beck
Founder, CEO, Beck Leadership
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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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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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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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Occupational Services Grows With the Help of SCORE

Our mentor has been there since day one. Answering any and all questions that needed attention. Having a wealth of knowledge a call or click away has provided me with knowledge... Read more

Shelby Edward Meyer
President , Superior Screening Services, Inc.
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Black Hills Leasing & Property Management

Nowlin sought out mentoring from SCORE after she was approached with an offer to purchase another leasing and property management company. She worked with SCORE mentor Angela Love... Read more

Jamie Nowlin
Black Hills Leasing & Property Management

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