Winston "O'B." Smith, affectionately call "O'B.," was born in Jamaica, the Caribbean. As a child, He moved from Jamaica to London, England, where he lived, attended school, and worked until the age of nineteen, at which time he migrated to the United States. After arriving in New York, O'B. worked in a defense contracted company, making parts for the military, while pursuing a college education and operating a business with his mother. O'B. was later drafted into the U. S. Army and served two years as a field Medical Corpsman (Medic). After O'B was honorably discharged, he went to work in the Human Services field while continuing his college education. O'B earned an Associate degree in Marketing and Sales, a Bachelor of Science in Human Services, Organizational Management Leadership, and a Master of Science in Organizational Management Leadership. O'B. is also a Human Services Board Certified Practitioner (HS-BCP) Certification # 1706; A Florida licensed Independent Life Health Annuity sales agent (Lic. # D025511) and a Florida licensed Independent real estate agent (SL3496734) and a Florida notary ( Lic. # 1657654) commission no. HH120216) with extensive years of experience in financial services, human services healthcare, and organizational management that uses exceptional project management and leadership skills to accomplish areas of responsibility.
O'B. has been in the Tampa area since 1992. after working and living in the U. S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean Islands, O'B and his family moved back to Tampa, Florida, where he worked as a Financial Advisor with Waddell Reed Finically Services, under contract with the state of Florida as a Human Services Support Coordinator and as a business owner.
As a result of education, work experience, and training, O'B. is certified as a Certified Seniors Specialist (CTS), a Certified Financing Specialist (CFS), a Certified Property Management Specialist (CPMS) in addition to other certifications. O'B Operates on the premise of providing the best and most comprehensive service and solutions for the home buyers, home sellers, or renters to navigate the complex process house buying, selling, and renters faces. Buying or selling a home can be one of the most significant, demanding, and exhilarating moments in one's life.
Today, O'B focuses his passions on real estate in the Central Florida area in general while representing buyers and sellers statewide, nationwide, and internationally. O'B philosophy is to work intensely hard for his clients. With full disclosure O'B takes pride in giving each client the personal attention and quality of services by listening and communicating to each client deserves for the best results.