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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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Mentoring Mentors

Ben Fisco has been a continual reminder of the importance of the "bottom line". He offers ideas and suggestions that are within my ability, keeps me focused and accountable, and... Read more

Tricia Beck
Founder, CEO, Beck Leadership
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Remote SCORE Mentoring a Huge Success

Michael Siegel, from the Savannah SCORE chapter, has been an invaluable part of my success. I was connected with him through the SCORE website mostly because of his work in the... Read more

Cheryl W. Smith
Owner, Consider It Done Transition Services
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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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