August 30, 2014

People Archive

H. Lee Moffitt is a 'Florida Icon'

Attorney, former speaker of the Florida House and namesake of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa; Age 72 read more >

Attorney LaShawnda Jackson is driven to succeed

Attorney LaShawnda Jackson's memory of her father propels her to succeed. read more >

Kiran Patel is a 'Florida Icon'

The Tampa cardiologist, entrepreneur and philanthropist talks about lessons he's learned. read more >

Food fight between Florida grocers

Florida Trend Publisher Andy Corty talks about the August cover story on grocery wars in Florida. read more >

The highs and lows of marijuana acceptance

In his monthly column, Executive Editor Mark Howard discusses ramifications of legalizing medical marijuana in Florida. read more >

Greenlight Pinellas: Connecting Tampa Bay

Chris Steinocher, President & CEO, St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, explains the benefits of a proposed public mass transit system with plans to unite the Bay Area. read more >

Ebb and flow: Managing Florida's water supply

Surface water resources and conservation both have to be part of meeting Florida's water needs. read more >

Florida attorneys find rewards in pro bono work

Karen Meyer Buesing's work with the poor earns her the Bar's highest pro bono award. read more >

An issue of elites in Florida

Welcome to Florida Trend's annual compendium of the largest companies in Florida. read more >

'Florida Icon' Howard C. Tibbals shares life lessons

Philanthropist, benefactor of Ringling Circus Museum Tibbals Learning Center, Longboat Key; age 77 read more >

Shrinking margins at car dealerships in Florida

Former dealership owner Tommy Gibbs now works as an independent consultant to car dealerships. read more >

Florida's Legal Leaders (alphabetical list)

All 1,165 attorneys named "Florida's Legal Elite," in 2014, listed alphabetically. read more >

Q&A with Brian Lamb of Fifth Third

Brian Lamb, president and CEO of Fifth Third - North Florida, offers his assessment on Florida's economic potential, industry trends and a client tailored banking experience. read more >

Florida's Great Northwest

Most of us don't get the opportunity to visit northwest Florida as often as we should. read more >

Florida's changing demographics

Hispanics fueled much of Florida's population growth over the past decade. One telling stat: Some 19.5% of Floridians are foreign-born. Just over 23% are Hispanic. read more >

Alex D. Brickler is a 'Florida Icon'

The director of obstetrical services and training at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital's family medicine residency program shares his thoughts on lessons he's learned and events he's lived through. read more >

Affording it: C1 Bank's ‘living wage' pays off

Trevor Burgess, CEO of C1 Bank, decided last year that all employees should earn at least $14 an hour. read more >

Experts in their field

Florida university researchers generate more than $1 billion in grants annually. read more >

Q&A with the attorneys of Dean Mead

Marc D. Chapman, President at Dean Mead Law Firm introduces Dean Mean, its history and describes its services to and for business... read more >

30-somethings making their mark across Florida

From hedge funds to online publishing, these 30-something crowd key players are a diverse group of industry leaders, setting trends around the state. read more >

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