Business of the Year - Best Customer Service!
According to the Gainesville Sun: "Teachers at O2B Kids have been described by the community as always helpful, cheery, concerned, sweet, caring, dedicated, invested, talented and well-organized," said Chamber Chairman Mike Gallagher of SantaFe HealthCare.
The Exchange Top 50
Child Care Exchange Magazine, January/February 2012, identified O2B Kids in its Top 50 List of North America's Largest For Profit Child Care Organizations!
O2B Kids has been part of Harley's life for more than ten years! As an O2B Kid she became a black belt in karate, starred in the drama production, and danced with the Fusion Dance Company. After graduating from our programs, Harley became an employee, teaching others how to dance. And now Harley is spreading her wings - and auditioned for So You Think you Can Dance! We're proud of you Harley!
Featured in Home Magazine, April 2012.
When it comes to Early Childhood Education, Andy Sherrard and Danny Stevens have done their homework.
Featured in Home Magazine, September 2010
Gainesville Sun, September 2011
O2B Kids ranked 40th Fastest Growing Education Company by Inc. Magazine
O2B Kids is set to award more than $10,000 in preschool, afterschool and membership scholarships to deserving children for the 2009-2010 school year.
O2B Kids owners Andy Sherrard and Danny Stevens discuss the business and their inspiration.
O2B Kids is the real winner! The name is catchy and recalls the positive feelings associated with childhood.
The center's immediate success came as no surprise to Dr. William Warring, a High Springs family physician and co-owner of O2B Kids.
The Alachua branch is expected to enroll 180 kids and have between 30 and 40 employees. Preschool care will be offered, as well as an afterschool program and a variety of classes, including ones for karate, dance, fitness, cheerleading and gymnastics.
According to three business owners including Andy Sherrard of O2B Kids, the recipe for success is fairly simple: find a successful mentor, hire good people and train them well, keep a positive outlook, know your customer, get involved in the community and, most of all, love what you do.