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Helping Businesses Focus on the Human in Human Resources

Sharonda, my mentor, gave me a dedicated space to focus on my business, but in a way that didn't include pressure to be successful, but more a safe space to express my thoughts,... Read more

Dahlia Joy Cummings
Founder / President, Return To Village, LLC
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Cleveland SCORE Helps Gear Up Velo Launch in Independence Ohio

Brian and Kate Rybak
Gear Up Velo
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Empowering Women To Be Successful Personally & Professionally

Mark has been amazing. I initially sought out a mentor when COVID-19 hit and I needed someone to talk to, bounce ideas off of, and help me develop ideas to generate new business.... Read more

Laura Licursi
Founder, Elite Virtual Assistants
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When’s a great time to start a business? Well right in the height of a Pandemic sounds good

Cleveland SCORE helped me efficiently start my business so I could immediately help others. They were an excellent resource for the details corporate professionals do not... Read more

Kelly Lawrence
Owner, Lawrence Innovation, LLC
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SCORE Helps OD Greens Grow their Business

Tobul stated,”I don't have a business background. When I started with SCORE I was overwhelmed with the tasks associated with starting my own business. My SCORE team helped me... Read more

Don Tobul
Owner/Operator, OD Greens, LLC
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Score helps Paragon Health and Fitness to get into shape

Score helped him to review his current offering and identify opportunities to help him grow. What we helped him discover was that his Joint mobility portion of his business was... Read more

Adam Reeder
Owner, Paragon Health and Fitness
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SCORE helped Seal the Deal

Tom Sasura, Vice President started with the company in 2011. “Some of my biggest challenges were knowing and understanding all of the financials, M&A, Cash flow and working... Read more

Tom Sasura
Vice President, North Coast Seal
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Specs4Us

Volunteer mentors Jon Slaybaugh and Richard Coyne have assisted Dellapina throughout the growth of her company. “They help me stand outside the box and look inside piece by piece... Read more

Maria Dellapina
founder and CEO, Specs4Us
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Creating Cozy Sanctuaries Anywhere

Reach objectives, plan for the future, launch the business. Read more

Julia Petrus
Owner, Cozy with Posey
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From Corporate to Startup

I needed some mentorship in marketing and sales. I did not really know where to start. Gary helped me tremendously by breaking down the process into smaller steps. He helped me... Read more

Anne-Sophie Le Bloas
CEO, Ravacan Inc.
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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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