Cincinnati, Ohio—Oct. 14, 2020 – Molly Nagle, owner of Spruce Nail Shop in Over-The-Rhine, was named Woman-Owned Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration Columbus, Ohio District during 2020 National Small Business Week in September.

“It has been my pleasure to work with Molly as her SCORE mentor for several years and to see Spruce Nail Shop grow and prosper,” said SCORE Volunteer Carlin Stamm. “She well deserves this recognition, as she is a credit to the Over-the-Rhine community and an astute and caring business owner who has been able to successfully manage her business through changing business environments.” 

Nagle was also named SCORE Greater Cincinnati Client of the Year in October 2019. She first began working with the business organization in 2015, fine-tuning her business plan to open an environmentally friendly nail salon. Spruce opened in Over-The-Rhine in March 2016 with five employees. In 2020, she moved her shop to 1818 Race Street and expanded her services to include mobile nail services and skin care. Spruce employs 23 people. 

SCORE Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana Chapter is a nonprofit organization with approximately 100 experienced volunteers who offer free mentoring in all aspects of business development and operations. The chapter offers low-cost educational seminars and maintains an extensive library of business briefs and online webinars. SCORE is the oldest and largest free business mentoring organization in the US with over 12,000 volunteers nationwide who are motivated to give back to their local communities through their support of small business.

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