See how we have helped small businesses in our community
SCORE has produced numerous Success Stories. These are businesses that have been tracked over time and have succeeded due largely to SCORE mentor involvement. Let’s develop a mentoring relationship for you and your business and create another Success Story.
Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.
Have you found success in your business with the help of a SCORE mentor? Submit your success story to share on SCORE.org. Your company may be profiled in SCORE national marketing and press that can reach millions of people. We're excited to spread the word about your story!
By Joleen Small Birth of the Idea Leah Tomberlin’s business idea started the way all great ideas get their start – out of necessity. She and her husband /business partner were... Read more
By Joleen Small Getting Started Glass ceilings can be hard to break. Li Chang found that out when she was working as a trader on Wall Street and reached a plateau in her career.... Read more
By Renee Petro Pictured, from left: Amanda Hsiao (co-owner), Kit Demirdelen, Jacqueline Kessman (co-owner) When Amanda Hsiao was laid off in 2017 from her sweater design job at... Read more
How to Maintain a Healthy Business: How One SCORE Client Started Her Fitness and Wellness Establishment
By Joleen Small More and more people are learning how to take care of their bodies and well-being, but they may need a little coaching to get started or stay motivated. Tarsha... Read more
By Joleen Small What the Community Needed Damon Della Greca is a big fan of the horror genre. Like other horror enthusiasts, he participates in conventions where he’s able to meet... Read more
By Renee Petro Growing up in France, Cecile Delannes enjoyed making chocolates to give to her teachers, friends and family on holidays and other special occasions. She decided in... Read more
by Joleen Small Imagine if you could leave a message for your future self that arrives in your inbox ten years from now. What if you could send birthday wishes to your children... Read more
Written by Trudy Filante During her 13 years in sales and marketing at American Express, Jan Albanese worked with merchants in retail, manufacturing, restaurants, lodging, and... Read more
Written by Joleen Small In the Beginning The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown everyone for a loop. Small businesses were especially hit hard. Brick-and-mortar stores had to shutter... Read more