Here are a few local small businesses that found success with help from SCORE mentors. Find your mentor today!

PharmaCycle Wins Johns Hopkins Business Plan Competition

Ike Unegbu is a SCORE DC client who was recognized as a winner in the 2018 Johns Hopkins Business Plan competition. Read more

Mira Jean Designs

Hougen sought out a SCORE mentor a year after establishing her business.

Civility Management Solutions

“I wanted to ensure that I had the best foundation for developing success from the very beginning,” Artis says.

Outstanding Woman-Owned Small Business Award - Copiosity

“The first expertise we sought was a SCORE mentor,” Harrison says.

Outstanding Job-Creator Award - Barkly

The Barkly team worked with Hal Shelton, who met with the co-founders monthly to discuss raising capital and scaling the business.

Outstanding Green Small Business Award - Zeponic Farms, LLC

“Without Len’s mentorship, Zeponic Farms would still be in the planning phase,” Zepf says, crediting volunteer Len Johnson for helping Zeph overcome the steep learning curve of sta

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Like Neighbors

SCORE provided O'Connor with the opportunity to browse online mentor profiles and select one that she felt would be able to address her specific situation. Read more

Judy O'Connor
Founder & CEO, Like Neighbors
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Got Pro Health

Once Jenkins connected with SCORE, he attended a workshop and was immediately hooked.  Since then, he’s met with mentors Joe Clarke and Dee Rogers once a month working to write and Read more

Ken Jenkins
Got Pro Health
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ABC Scribes

Kwiatek says, “In the emergency department, the most important thing to know is what you don’t know. That’s when you get a consult. Read more

Kim Kwiatek
ABC Scribes
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ConnectA Pharma

Donaldson worked with SCORE mentor Deborah Newkerk. Donaldson says Newkerk provided an excellent sounding board and helped Donaldson think through challenges. Read more

Lynn Donaldson
ConnectA Pharma
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The Scrub Peddler

Tatro Majka has a comprehensive background in retail, but she needed help getting her business off the ground. Read more

Ellen Tatro Majka
The Scrub Peddler
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Homewatch CareGivers of Oakland

An MBA prepared Benjamin to run a business, but his SCORE mentor, Jim Carlson, helped him secure a loan. Read more

Benjamin Bloom
Homewatch CareGivers of Oakland
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KILI Medical Drain Carrier

Dolphin’s SCORE mentor, Venki Venkataraman, helped her create a business plan and a sales forecasting template. Read more

Cinde Dolphin
KILI Medical Drain Carrier
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Hart Physical Therapy

Hart worked with SCORE mentor Jim Dallet who encouraged her to start thinking and acting like a business professional in every sense. Read more

Mary Hart
Hart Physical Therapy
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CareWorks Health Services

When Dang came to SCORE, she was struggling with isolation, stress, and burnout. Read more

Anh T Dang Mankiewicz
CareWorks Health Services
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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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