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OFD Consulting

Ely sought mentoring from SCORE immediately after launching. SCORE mentor Emmett Richardson helped Ely institute effective HR policies, determine which clients were right for her... Read more

Meghan Ely
OFD Consulting
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AR’s Hot Southern Honey

Russell first came to SCORE when he competed in SCOREcard, a business model canvas competition in Richmond, Virginia. SCORE mentors John Anderson and Fred Thompson helped him ... Read more

Ames J. Russell
LMP Food Group LLC
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L.O.C.A.L. S.T.E.W. U.

The Connells sought SCORE mentoring as they moved their school from rural Virginia to Richmond. SCORE mentor Glen Sink helped familiarize them with the business landscape of their... Read more

Resi Connell
L.O.C.A.L. S.T.E.W. U.
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Nacho Mama’s

“I have customers and other people interested in owning their own business ask me how to get started,” Raul says. “I always tell them to contact SCORE, and go to a SCORE seminar.... Read more

Raul Cantu
Nacho Mama’s
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More Than Moving

Susan & Roy express their appreciation for the assistance provided by Richmond SCORE and recommend the free service to any small business owner or would-be entrepreneur.   Read more

Susan Campbell
More Than Moving
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Dabney Properties LLC Finds Success With SCORE

“Hank Farrell has proven to be a real friend. I have always felt like I could pick up the phone and Hank would be willing to meet with me at a moments notice. Dabney properties is... Read more

Slayton Dabney
Dabney Properties LLC Finds Success With SCORE
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O'Brien Financial Planning

When I was first starting out, as many entrepreneurs know, it was pretty lonely. I didn’t have much business, so I had time to plan the business, but also time to worry about the... Read more

David J. O’Brien
O'Brien Financial Planning
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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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