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 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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Outstanding Woman-Owned Small Business Award - Copiosity

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

Dianne Harrison and Cynthia Clarke
Copiosity
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Start Up Art Gallery Owner Helped By SCORE

Start Up Art Gallery Avoided Pitfalls with Help of SCORE Mentor’s Advice When Amy Morton was in the process of starting a new art gallery in Washington, DC, she worked with Miria Read more

Amy Morton
Start Up Art Gallery Owner Helped By SCORE
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YOUTH ART FOR HEALING, Awarded SCORE Washington, DC Client of the year for 2013

The Metro Washington, DC SCORE Chapter named the nonprofit, Youth Art for Healing (YAFH) as its client of the Year for 2013.  YAFH is the active link between healthcare organizatio Read more

YOUTH ART FOR HEALING, Awarded SCORE Washington, DC Client of the year for 2013
Ase Kreationz, LLC
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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.” Skalka helped her set up her LLC and find a bookkeeper, and worked with her on Read more

Diana Revolus
Ase Kreationz, LLC
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The Art Nanny

Amanda Fennell
Owner, The Art Nanny
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2Dog Studio

Lori Blaylock
Owner, 2Dog Studio
Corning Opera House Cultural Center Executive Director De Heaton
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Teacher Turns Opera House Into Thriving Community Center

De Heaton
Executive Director, Corning Opera House Cultural Center
Kathryn DePalma Music Services
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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
MagicMusic Productions
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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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Vera's Art

With no background in business or sales, Smith knew she would need some guidance. Read more

Vera Smith
Vera's Art

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