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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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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Napkin Innovations, LLC

Bollmus and Schlick say that SCORE mentor Jack Hill, “immediately provided an element of discipline that helped us stay on course, given that we both have families and careers.” Th Read more

Matthias Bollmus and John Schlick
Napkin Innovations, LLC
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Greg Liberto Focus

Liberto met SCORE mentor Steve Martin at a Straight Talk SCORE workshop. Read more

Greg Liberto
Greg Liberto Focus
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Abram’s Nation

Morris worked with mentors Alice Nadin, Bob Grant and Peter Hart to learn foundational business processes and procedures. Read more

Rose Morris
Abram’s Nation
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The WHOLEsome Package, LLC

Grcich and McKee collaborated with SCORE mentor Ed Lockman to build a company that epitomized their passion for nutrition. For both business owners, that passion for nutrition stem Read more

Anna Grcich and Nicole McKee
The WHOLEsome Package, LLC
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Jonas Marc Style Studio

When Marcus moved from New York to South Carolina she quickly learned that she had to adapt her marketing and management techniques to fit her new surroundings. Read more

Kathy Marcus
Jonas Marc Style Studio
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Janie’s Emporium Boutique

Taggart-Powell attended SCORE’s Straight Talk Conference on two occasions. She also took advantage of some of SCORE’s other offerings including workshops and seminars. Read more

Alisha J. Taggart-Powell
Janie’s Emporium Boutique
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Neptune Dive Service

SCORE mentor Robert Tongen guided Mykytiuk through the process of launching, mapping out which steps to take and when. Read more

Brian Mykytiuk
Neptune Dive Service

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