April 18, 2014

Andrew P. Corty

President & Publisher of Florida Trend • acorty@floridatrend.com

Andy Corty
Andy Corty

Andy is publisher of Florida Trend, the statewide magazine that is widely read by 250,000 business executives, government officials, and civic trend-setters. He oversees Trend's monthly content, all business operations, and Trend's widening array of digital offerings.

Andy joined the Times Publishing organization, Trend Magazines’ parent company, in 1978 as assistant to the publisher. He then took a five-year stint at The Washington Post, but returned to Florida to head marketing for the St. Petersburg Times, now the Tampa Bay Times. For 15 years he acted as vice chairman of Congressional Quarterly, a subsidiary of the Times until it was sold in 2009.

In addition to leading Florida Trend, Andy sits on the board of directors for Times Publishing and serves as a trustee of The Poynter Institute, the not-for-profit school that owns the Times.

Andy received his bachelor's degree from Harvard College and his M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is active in the community. A graduate of Leadership St. Petersburg and Leadership Florida, he serves on the board of trustees as treasurer of the Salvador Dali Museum and on the board of Enterprise Florida, among other activities. He and his wife, the former Betty Wallace, reside in St. Petersburg. They have two sons in college.

Columns by Corty:

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The April 2014 issue of Florida Trend is a chronicle of the waves of growth that have surged through Florida.
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In the old days, great companies such as General Motors and DuPont emerged before educational programs in business administration existed, though they had their own “scientific” methods for training executives.
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As a member of the board of Enterprise Florida, the public-private partnership charged with job development in the state, I have witnessed firsthand the tremendous energy and talent that Gov. Rick Scott has brought to the effort.
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Many readers have been asking us to make Florida Trend available for mobile devices, so you'll be happy to know that digital is here!
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Andy Corty, Florida Trend's publisher, gazes into his crystal ball to predict events and trends for Florida in 2014.
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It's time for New Year's resolutions. So Florida Trend offers a dozen ideas to make Florida a better place — almost immediately.
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Greetings from Florida Career Connection's Publisher, Andy Corty
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Astoundingly enough, this month marks the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination.
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Late this summer, I had the rare pleasure of attending the movies with our whole family since both sons were home from college. We saw The Butler...
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In the nearly 20 years since we began this publication, Florida has grown mightily in population and business sophistication.
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