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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Client Spotlight: Kathi Naumann

Kathi has worked closely with her SCORE mentors to develop a business strategy for expanding her audience and growing her practice online. With boundless energy and enthusiasm,... Read more

Kathi Naumann
Owner, Kathi Naumann - Intuitive Life and Wellness Coach
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Success is Sweet!

SCORE got us from concept to actualization in quick order.  Also, SCORE provided me a second set of eyes on plan/project. Read more

Gregory James
Head Baker, Josef's Sweets by Gregory James
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SCORE Southern Maryland Empowers Fitness Leader

I knew I had a successful business concept because my female-only fitness gym was outgrowing my home’s basement.  SCORE helped me develop the roadmap I needed to follow to secure... Read more

Sandra Vazquez
Owner & Operator, SWT Fitness
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Daystar Manufacturing, LLC

Jay Hubbard, CEO of Daystar Manufacturing in Hurlock, MD, had established their business in 2016 to provide plastic injection molding manufacturing for clients. At the time the... Read more

Jay and Christie Hubbard
CEO/Owner, Daystar Manufacturing, LLC
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Beat The Rush Delivery

Improving the quality of life within the community, by touching your heart with the hospitality of our local personal shopper service and human connection with our home and office... Read more

Amanda Kidd
Owner, Beat The Rush Delivery
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T's Divine Sweets and More, LLC

Tamara Jackson has built her career on providing healthy local food to patrons along Maryland’s Eastern Shore. That’s no coincidence: From a young age, Jackson’s parents taught... Read more

Tamara Jackson
Founder, T's Divine Sweets and More, LLC
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Absolute Pressure Cleaning

Trice’s request for mentoring was sent to Ed French, Eastern Shore Assistant Director and mentor for the Mid-Shore Chapter that includes Dorchester County where Trice’s business... Read more

Absolute Pressure Cleaning
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Pilates on the Bay

When Politte was in the planning phase of opening her studio, she knew she would need a bank loan. She turned to SCORE for guidance writing her business plan and ultimately... Read more

Jennifer Politte
Owner, Pilates on the Bay
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Chapel's Country Creamery

Chapel's Country Creamery greatly benefited by using our SCORE Mentor to help us develop a feasibility study to find new direction for our business.  Our mentor not only was able... Read more

Chapel's Country Creamery
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Chem-Dry on the Shore

SCORE offered me unbiased, consistent and valuable feedback as I built my businesses. It was great meeting with a business expert who actually listened, then questioned and... Read more

Vance Morris
Owner/President, Chem-Dry on the Shore