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The Peacock Room

Before starting the Peacock Room, Rachel Lutz worked for a luxury home store and Nordstroms. She had spent years working for others. Eventually Ms. Read more

Rachel Lutz
Owner, The Peacock Room
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Creative Jewelry by Bridgeja'

Through SCORE's email mentoring program, Baker was paired with a seasoned business expert who helped propel her venture to new heights. Mentor Veronica Johnson corresponded via ema Read more

Bridgeja' Baker
Founder, Creative Jewelry by Bridgeja'
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Janegee

Gee attended two SCORE workshops at her local Seacoast chapter that focused on how to start a business and how to use the internet for business success. Read more

Jane Gee
Janegee
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The Secret Chocolatier

While mentors have helped the team look toward the future, they've also helped The Secret Chocolatier weather a few small business storms — literally. Read more

Andy & Robin Ciordia and Bill & Karen Dietz
Co-Owners, The Secret Chocolatier
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The Treats Truck

Kim worked with SCORE mentor Elliot Merberg on a wide range of startup issues and other things she needed to consider as she put together the business plan for Treats Truck. Read more

Kim Ima
The Treats Truck
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Language Loop

Torres contacted Chicago SCORE and began working with volunteer mentors Michael Koen and Roger Loeffler in both face-to-face and online mentoring sessions.  Over several months, Mi Read more

Johanna Torres
Language Loop
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Data Science Automation, Inc.

 “SCORE was definitely instrumental in the early stages of the company,” Rich says. “As we’ve grown and progressed, their level of involvement has gone down. Read more

Rich Brueggman
Data Science Automation, Inc.
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Security Credit Corporation

The relationship between the veteran business professional and budding entrepreneur paid off for Keiper. Read more

Dewayne Keiper
Security Credit Corporation
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Beverly Designs

Beverly Bartel heard about SCORE and enrolled in the Milwaukee Chapter's four-part seminar on business start-ups. Read more

Beverly Bartel
Beverly Designs
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Johnson Consulting Services

“More than half of my practice is in health care, which often involves people having to make difficult decisions about friends, loved ones and themselves,” she says.  “Working with Read more

Jill J. Johnson
Johnson Consulting Services
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FoxTale Book Shoppe

SCORE will shine helping people who wouldn’t go into business without a strong support base. Read more

Ellen Ward, Jackie Tanase, Karen Schwettman
FoxTale Book Shoppe

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