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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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The First Annual SCORE Will Murphey Awards Ceremony

SCORE Santa Fe had its first annual awards event for small business and non-profit excellence. Two long term mentor clients have been recognized for their ability to grow jobs in... Read more

Bella Media Group & Santa Fe Community Yoga Center
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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)
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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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Advanced Behavior Treatment

SCORE has opened our eyes to the benefits of going into a partnership and educated us on reasons many partnerships succeed or fail. They also helped us identify areas of strength... Read more

Rich Neal/Tariq Farr
CEO/President, Advanced Behavior Treatment
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Back From Extinction After 40 years!

I attended all the SCORE workshops in 1993 when I invented the Sandbagger. They were very helpful with getting a small women-owned business loan. My current mentor has been... Read more

Stacey Kohler
CEO & Founder, Kiddy Crawler LLC
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Converting One's Passion into a Full Time Job!

I have used multiple SCORE eGuides and articles to help gain a better understanding of what is needed to have a healthy Profit & Loss Statement, as well as establish a clear... Read more

Patricia Burmicky
Founder, PhotoUno Photography School and Patricia Burmicky Photography
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Ursula's About Phace Rittenhouse Studio

SCORE has helped me in the most profound way by introducing me to my mentor Mr. Mark Maguire. SCORE also helps me with information and resources to better understand my business... Read more

Ursula Augustine
Owner/Makeup Artist, Ursula's About Phace Rittenhouse Studio

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