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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Mira Jean Designs

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

Kate Hougen,
Founder & Textile Designer, Mira Jean Designs
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Ase Kreationz, LLC

Revolus worked with SCORE mentor Barry Skalka, who she says “has been a help every step of the way.” Barry helped her set up her LLC, find a bookkeeper and worked with her on solut Read more

Diana Revolus
Ase Kreationz, LLC
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Kathryn DePalma Music Services

DePalma attended SCORE’s small business orientation on her days off and worked with two mentors, including Dave Baier, who she says, “always gives us the guidance, experience and i Read more

Kathryn DePalma
Kathryn DePalma Music Services
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Poston & Associates

Poston is no stranger to seeking out resources to amplify her success. Read more

Stephine Poston
Poston & Associates
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360U

Beyer and Van Abel worked with SCORE mentor Jim Heiting, which they say was the best decision they have made. Read more

Laura Beyer and Maria Van Abel
360U
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MagicMusic Productions

After almost three decades in business, MagicMusic has expanded beyond the capacity of a single individual and Judy is ready to turn over the reins to someone else. Read more

Judy Pandolfi
MagicMusic Productions
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Johnny Velo Bikes

SCORE mentor Susan Sommerfield worked with Robinson as he planned and launched his business. Read more

John Robinson
Johnny Velo Bikes
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LB Lightning Cyclery

Michael and Pamela worked with SCORE mentor Maureen Reister to refine and strengthen their business plan. Read more

Michael and Pamela Parks
LB Lightning Cyclery
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Unzicker

Unzicker came to SCORE weary of traveling for the juried shows on which she relied for much of her income, and concerned about the decline of that particular market (and thus her i Read more

Elaine Unzicker
Unzicker

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