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Florida executives making music
Jen Boronico, 40
President, CEO / Boca Tanning Opportunities
In addition to her day job overseeing the training of more than 200 employees and managing marketing and finances at Boca Tanning Opportunities, Jen Boronico is also a regional commentator for boxing and mixed martial arts on FightZone TV and manages and plays lead guitar for Pandia, a well-known cover rock band in south Florida. "I try to strike a balance between work and fun and live a life that is as stress-free as possible in this day and age," she says. "If you have a creative outlet you enjoy and you can make money at that, it's a beautiful thing."
Her routine: "I'm mom to a 7-year-old little angel, which is my most rewarding job. I wake up with my daughter, get her to school, go about my Boca Tanning day — meetings, conferences, visiting stores — then I pick up my daughter at 4, spend time with her until around 9, and then I'm off and running to a performance with the band or commentating."
Energy boost: Boronico attributes her boundless energy to a consistently healthy lifestyle. "I've spent 25 years in the gym, three or four times a week — it's just part of my lifestyle. People there know me as the 'pull-up girl' because the first thing I do when I get there is 30 military-style pull-ups."
Rock and hip hop: "I'm the lead guitar player, but they give me the mic for one song a set. I like hip hop, so I love to rap Kid Rock — that's my favorite thing."