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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Regena's Heavenly Treats

Regina's Heavenly Treats is the classic story of a passionate entrepreneur who starts with an idea - making delicious toffee - and turns it into a real business. It's been a labor... Read more

Regina Carlin
Regena's Heavenly Treats
success story

Corenco, Inc.

The relationship between SCORE and Corenco, Inc. of Santa Rosa, initially began about 30 years ago when thecompany's founder was looking for business advice on expanding sales.... Read more

Chris Cory
Corenco, Inc.
success story

Rosa d'Oro Vineyards

After discovering SCORE through an Internet search, Pietro Buttitta of Rosa d'Oro Vineyards was pleasantly surprised when he learned his counselor was also in the wine business. "... Read more

Pietro Buttitta
Rosa d'Oro Vineyards
success story

Meisch Temple Massager, Inc.

After the completion of his military career, Joe Meisch knew he needed help in transitioning to the business world. "SCORE was the first place I turned to," he said. Joe had... Read more

Joe Meisch
Meisch Temple Massager, Inc.
success story

Whitham Group

Carina Whitham, Founder and President of the top Renewable Energy Executive Search Firm, Whitham Group, first approached SCORE about five years ago when she was just launching her... Read more

Carina Whitham
Whitham Group
success story

Hip Chick Farms

When Serefina initially envisioned her idea of offering a healthier line of chicken nuggets, fingers, and meatballs, she turned to the internet for research. One of her first... Read more

Serefina Palandech
Hip Chick Farms
success story

Simplecare Products

Stephanie began working with SCORE in 2012 after hearing about the organization from the SBA.  She had created a line of natural body products and was selling them at trade shows... Read more

Stephanie Gagne
Simplecare Products
success story

It's not just a Gadget; it's a Solution

SCORE mentor Bob Meehan worked with Colton and Grillight to scale up. “I could talk with Bob about supply chain issues, overseas importing and distribution. Since Bob’s business... Read more

Colton Knittig
Owner, Grillight

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