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.

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The Santa Fe Community Yoga Center

“No matter how good you think you are in business, with SCORE’s help, you’ll be better. SCORE wants you to succeed!” —Lara Bache, Executive Director, The Santa Fe Community Yoga... Read more

Lara Bache
Executive Director, The Santa Fe Community Yoga Center
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Sense Clothing

When I decided to shift the focus of my “lifestyle” clothing business from primarily wholesale to retail, my years of working with a fabulous SCORE© mentoring team gave me the... Read more

Robin Beachner
CEO, Sense Clothing
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Keystone Restoration Ecology

Steve worked with SCORE mentors to identify and successfully apply for a VAF grant. In his words: “Keystone Restoration Ecology has fourteen years experience specializing in... Read more

Steve Vrooman
Owner, Keystone Restoration Ecology
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FIREFLY LIGHTING & IRONWORKS (Santa Fe)

One of the key accomplishments that SCORE© helped us achieve was the purchase of our buildings and manufacturing area. We obtained this with relative ease – since all the... Read more

JOHN ZUBCHENOK
FIREFLY LIGHTING & IRONWORKS (Santa Fe)
success story

Precision Transmission

SCORE continues to provide valuable mentoring for whatever new issues may arise. "I don’t know any place where a small business like us can get advice like this," Leonard says. "... Read more

Paul and Leonard Roybal
Precision Transmission
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BAGLIONE CUSTOM WOODWORKS (Santa Fe)

Through my work with SCORE® I was able to improve my balance sheet and profitability to a point where, about a year ago, we acquired our own building to work from. I still see... Read more

BAGLIONE CUSTOM WOODWORKS (Santa Fe)
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LEIGH & MICHAEL MURPHY

Even now that we have started our business, SCORE® counselors continue to give support. My husband and I have also attended additional seminars this past year, to learn about... Read more

LEIGH & MICHAEL MURPHY
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It's not just a Gadget; it's a Solution

SCORE mentor Bob Meehan worked with Colton and Grillight to scale up. “I could talk with Bob about supply chain issues, overseas importing and distribution. Since Bob’s business... Read more

Colton Knittig
Owner, Grillight
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EasyBreezy HR Solutions

“The knowledge I have gained from SCORE has been a blessing both ways,” says Michelle. “Even as I sit in a webinar to help with EazyBreezy, the things I am learning, such as... Read more

Michelle Anderson
Owner, EasyBreezy HR Solutions

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