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Orion Academy

When Lynne was investigating the business aspects of opening a school at least a dozen people mentioned SCORE. Read more

Dr. Lynne Crotts
Orion Academy
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Clayborne Education

“I wouldn’t have the success I do today without my SCORE mentor. He helped me with EVERY business aspect and got me where I am today.” says Audrey. Read more

Audrey Menard
Clayborne Education (formerly Champion Tutoring)
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School Days: Teaching Tech in Motor City

Jamie Kothe
A Detroit School for Digital Technology
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The Goddard School

Maria and Butch Aggen
The Goddard School
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Sonja Biggs Educational Services Inc.

Sonja and Brandon came to SCORE for help in 2016 when they found that, despite having revenues of around $300,000, the business was losing money. Read more

Sonja Biggs Educational Services Inc.
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Behavior Analysts Become Biz Owners to Help Kids with Disabilities

Brit Harger and Adrianne Smith
Co-Founders, Creative Behavior Solutions, LLC
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GrowthSpurts Child Development Facility, LLC

Although Boswell has an extensive background in childcare, she needed guidance and support when it came to business operations. Read more

Bre Boswell
Owner, GrowthSpurts Child Development Facility, LLC
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Chamos Language Academy, LLC

Guerrero-Pinate and Guerrero attended a host of SCORE workshops as they prepared to launch their business. Read more

Vanessa Guerrero-Pinate, Lorena Guerrero
Chamos Language Academy, LLC
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Bob Lepper

SCORE mentor Don Wheeler advised Lepper during the growth phase of his business and was there for him during the sale as well. Read more

Bob Lepper
Owner, Bob Lepper
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Great Scott Business Ventures

SCORE mentor Frances Fisher helped Scott determine how to valuate his business before he purchased it. Read more

John Scott III
Great Scott Business Ventures
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The Alexandria Academy

SCORE mentors Robert Machon and Harry Croner encouraged McEnnan to attend a SCORE social media and marketing workshop to help spread the word about her business. Read more

Stacey McEnnan
The Alexandria Academy

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