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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Buckner Management & Technology, Inc.

Tonya worked with SCORE mentor Fred Elam, who helped her and Michael with their rebranding efforts. Read more

Tonya Buckner
CEO/President, Buckner Management & Technology, Inc.
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Bridging the Continental Divide: A New Market for American Products Means Global Success

Rhoi Wangila
Managing Partner, NAVA Consulting Group
Sans Skincare
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Sans Skincare

Renan Kennedy
Sans Skincare
WellMom
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WellMom

Bhutta states that one of the best parts of SCORE is the ability to bounce ideas off her mentor, Ed Coleman. Read more

Chris Bhutta
WellMom
Mira Jeans Designs
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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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Hughes Barney Investigations

“In our business field, we have the experience to perform the work,” Hughes says. Read more

Jeannette Hughes
Owner, Hughes Barney Investigations
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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. Read more

Christopher Gonzalez, Dave Comisky and Jim Camut
Barkly
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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 Read more

Zack Zepf
Zeponic Farms, LLC
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Proactive Transportation Safety Services, Inc.

Gilreath wanted someone who was not involved in his company to guide him on how to grow Proactive Transportation Safety Services. Read more

Malcolm Gilreath
Owner, Proactive Transportation Safety Services, Inc.
Access Advocates
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Access Advocates

Falstad first sought out mentoring from SCORE in 2011. SCORE mentors helped Falstad develop the basic structure for his business, preparing him to rebrand as Access Advocates. Read more

Hank Falstad
Access Advocates
Château Staffing
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Château Staffing

Before seeking out a mentor, Maya made a list of traits she was looking for. Read more

Maya Djokic and Bernard Djokic
Château Staffing

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