Small Business Success Stories

  • Fit Method 4:13 of Hillsborough County
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    Local Gym Stays Strong through COVID-19

    Fit Method 4:13 of Hillsborough County

    The fitness industry is arguably one of the hardest hit sectors of business as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s left many gym owners scrambling to figure out how to make ends meet until operations can resume at 100 percent. For some, government disaster funding has been essential to keeping their doors open as they rebuild their businesses.

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  • Ohana Café of Pinellas County
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    Café Owners Keeping Aloha Alive

    Ohana Café of Pinellas County

    When you meet Teresa and Phillipe Ohana, you can’t help but feel the infectious joy they have for what they do. Teresa, a native of Hawaii, grew up in a family of entertainers – singers, dancers, hula performers, and more.

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  • Delectables Fine Catering of Pinellas County
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    Catering company reinvents itself to survive COVID-19

    Delectables Fine Catering of Pinellas County

    Laurie Simpson, co-owner of Delectables Fine Catering, knew when coronavirus made it to the United States, that it wasn’t going to be an easy obstacle to overcome.

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  • Tim McCahan After School Sports of Pinellas County
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    Saint Petersburg Business Relies on Local Partnership for Growth Assistance

    Tim McCahan After School Sports of Pinellas County

    Tim McCahan is no stranger to entrepreneurship. Right out of high school, he opened his own carpet cleaning, sales and installation business.

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  • Pet Grooming Company On a Roll
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    Mobile dog grooming business nearly doubles in size

    Rover Done Over Mobile Pet Grooming of Hillsborough County

    Gretchen McManus had a successful career in the real estate industry when the market crashed in 2008. Facing an uncertain economy, she decided it was time to reinvent herself.

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  • Maid Brigade of Sarasota-Manatee
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    Canadian Couple Puts Down Roots with Business Venture

    Maid Brigade of Sarasota-Manatee

    After living in Lakewood Ranch for the past three years, Emily and Ron Sarid decided it was time for them to put down roots and make an investment in the United States. The couple, originally from Canada, wanted, “to be a great community partner,” Ron said.

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