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Bright Horizons Family Solutions is a provider of child care and early education, back-up care and educational advisory services for employers and families. It delivers services primarily under multi-year contracts with employers who offer child care and other dependent solutions and services, as part of their employee benefits packages to improve employee engagement, productivity, recruitment, and retention. The Company operates a network of child care and early education centers across healthcare, government, higher education, consumer, technology, and other industries.

HQWatertown, US
Employee Ratings3

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)33,350(+6%)
Job Openings826
Revenue (FY, 2018)$1.9 B(+10%)
Share Price (Nov 2019)$149.4

Key People/Management at Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Stephen Kramer

Stephen Kramer

Elizabeth Boland

Elizabeth Boland

Mary Lou Burke Afonso

Mary Lou Burke Afonso

COO, North America Center Operations
Sandy Wells

Sandy Wells

Chief Development Officer
Eric Lindgren

Eric Lindgren

Chief Information Officer
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Bright Horizons Family Solutions Office Locations

Bright Horizons Family Solutions has offices in Watertown, Broomfield, Newton, New York and in 4 other locations
Watertown, US (HQ)
200 Talcott Ave
Broomfield, US
2655 W Midway Blvd #330
New York, US
420 Lexington Ave Ste 2500
Newton, US
233 Needham St #440
Amsterdam, NL
Herengracht 250
Chesham, GB
Chess House, 34 Germain St
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Bright Horizons Family Solutions Financials and Metrics

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Revenue

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Bright Horizons Family Solutions's revenue was reported to be $1.90 b in FY, 2018

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Bright Horizons Family Solutions's current market capitalization is $8.7 b.
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Bright Horizons Family Solutions Operating Metrics

Bright Horizons Family Solutions's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 1.1 k in FY, 2017. Bright Horizons Family Solutions's Customers was reported to be 116 k in FY, 2017.
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1 k1.10 k1.10 k

Teaching Centers

932 1.04 k1.04 k
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Bright Horizons Family Solutions Online and Social Media Presence

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Bright Horizons Family Solutions News and Updates

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Bright Horizons Family Solutions Blogs

Teaching Kids about Respecting Differences

Jessie, Modern Mom Years ago, before I had kids of my own, I was seated at a restaurant next to a mom and her special needs son. The boy started to have a temper tantrum, screaming and physically lashing out at his mother. The mom steered her son outside, where he continued to thrash. Some of us in …

Veterans Day for Kids: Honoring the Veterans

Blog Editor You may not be part of a military family yourself, but chances are you know someone who has served. Regardless of your point of view on military operations, it is still appropriate to honor those who sacrifice for a cause beyond their own well-being. What is Veterans Day? Originally know…

12 Fun Halloween Candy Alternatives

Jeannie Krill For many families, trick-or-treating is an exciting Halloween activity that’s hardly given a second thought – it’s a given. But for kids with food allergies, health concerns can unfortunately take the fun out of the age-old tradition. Treats don’t have to be limited to candy or food-re…

Tales of the Toilet: How to Potty Train a 3-Year-Old

Aili Potty learning is not a milestone for the faint of heart. Let me save you some trouble – Google lies. Sure, some children wake up one morning potty-trained – most likely from magical fairies that visit at night and whisper in their ears, “it’s go time.” However, my son, Cab, was not one of thos…

On Being a Young, LGBTQ Parent

Blog Editor Today’s post was written by Dale L. Liuzza, Enrollment and Admissions Leadership, Bright Horizons at Medical City Dallas. I always knew I wanted to be a parent. I grew up with a twin sister, a brother less than one year older, and a large extended family close by. My dad is one of eleven…

Health and Safety in Child Care: What to Look For

Melissa More often than not, there are numerous questions a family might have when visiting a center, especially if this is their first experience with child care. The process can be overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. A common topic that comes up often when looking for child care is heal…
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Bright Horizons Family Solutions Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bright Horizons Family Solutions founded?

    Bright Horizons Family Solutions was founded in 1986.

  • Who are Bright Horizons Family Solutions key executives?

    Bright Horizons Family Solutions's key executives are Stephen Kramer, Elizabeth Boland and Mary Lou Burke Afonso.

  • How many employees does Bright Horizons Family Solutions have?

    Bright Horizons Family Solutions has 33,350 employees.

  • What is Bright Horizons Family Solutions revenue?

    Latest Bright Horizons Family Solutions annual revenue is $1.9 b.

  • What is Bright Horizons Family Solutions revenue per employee?

    Latest Bright Horizons Family Solutions revenue per employee is $57.1 k.

  • Who are Bright Horizons Family Solutions competitors?

    Competitors of Bright Horizons Family Solutions include Busy Bees, Primrose Schools and Afya.

  • Where is Bright Horizons Family Solutions headquarters?

    Bright Horizons Family Solutions headquarters is located at 200 Talcott Ave, Watertown.

  • Where are Bright Horizons Family Solutions offices?

    Bright Horizons Family Solutions has offices in Watertown, Broomfield, Newton, New York and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does Bright Horizons Family Solutions have?

    Bright Horizons Family Solutions has 9 offices.