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Marking Maps

When Marking Maps sales exploded, owner Jessica Marking relied on the help of her SCORE mentor to keep her business manageable. Read more

Jessica Marking
Owner, Marking Maps
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Lichtfeld Plumbing

"Melanie Lichtfeld wears her self-described nickname, “Latrine Queen,” with aplomb. The 54-year-old vice president and office manager at Lichtfeld Plumbing represents the Monona... Read more

Melanie Lichtfeld
Lichtfeld Plumbing
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Laura Gmeinder Coaching & Consulting

Not long after she started, Gmeinder realized that she wasn’t fully playing to her strengths in the services she offered. She refocused on professional speaking and trainings,... Read more

Laura Gmeinder
Owner, Laura Gmeinder Coaching & Consulting, LLCFounder & Leading Lady
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White Jasmine

"Huma Siddiqui knew what she was doing in seeking advice from the local chapter of SCORE." Read more

Huma Siddiqui
Owner, White Jasmine
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A La Crate

Thanks to SCORE, she now has a fuller understanding of why the devil is in the details. Read more

Sarah Mullins
Owner, A La Crate
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Robust Tools

Robust Tools "benefited from SCORE’s advice at the beginning, and more recently when Brent English realized he’d better get a handle on his costs.” Read more

Brent English
Owner, Robust Tools
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Kinda Kreative

Kyira Hauer has attended several SCORE online workshops and notes the “tangible next steps for increasing the professionalism of my business” she has learned from the various... Read more

Kyira Hauer
Owner, Kinda Kreative
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Full Circle Natural Medicine

Dr. Ley is extremely busy and the business is very successful thanks in large part to her involvement with SCORE. Read more

Dr. Dawn Ley
Owner, Full Circle Natural Medicine
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Overnight Success; 20 years later

Several ways!! He helped me to understand financial reports and financing. How credit works, how to get it, and what to use it for. He gave me confidence to move forward even when... Read more

Tracee Murphy
CEO/Principal Designer, Trade Mark Interiors, Inc.
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It Is All Downhill From Here

My SCORE mentor(s) helped me draft a business plan. They also reviewed all of the documentation I was required to complete in order to begin working independently. Finally, they... Read more

Michael Nagle
CEO/Consultant, Ashling Digital Inc.
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REDCON Solutions Group (REDCON)

Our monthly meetings allow me to stay focused on the strategies we have developed. Having a clear set of valid and attainable goals has helped my business experience significant... Read more

Kyle Evans
President/CEO, REDCON Solutions Group (REDCON)