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College Nannies and Tutors Inc.

  • Article by: Dick Youngblood
  • Star Tribune
  • March 7, 2006 - 7:41 PM

business: A Franchise Business That Recruits College Students As Nannies For Busy Parents and Operates A Chain Of Learning and Tutoring Centers For Youngsters

Executives: Joe Keeley, president, and Peter Lytle, chairman

Founded: The current business started in 2003, but it grew out of a company Keeley started as a University of St. Thomas student in 2001 to recruit college students as summer nannies.

Headquarters: Wayzata.

Websites: www.collegenannies.com and www.collegetutors.com

Employees: 100 full time and part time, including about 60 part-time nannies.

2005 revenue: $965,000, including $515,000 for the parent company, which operates two learning centers as demonstration sites, and $450,000 grossed by three franchises opened in 2005.

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