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Andy Corty - President and Publisher of Florida Trend

Times Facts
Andy joined the Times in 1978 as assistant to the publisher, working on projects throughout the company. When the Times acquired Florida Trend in 1980, Corty was named the magazine’s general manager and later publisher. He left the Times in the mid-eighties for a five-year stint at The Washington Post, returning in 1989 as the Times marketing director and company spokesperson. Currently Andy heads the company’s affiliates including Florida Trend, Governing magazine, and the Tampa Bay Newspapers group of weeklies. Andy is vice president and secretary of the board of Times Publishing Company, president and publisher of Florida Trend.

Talking Points
• Magazine Publishing • Newspaper Publishing • Florida Economy
Andy has spoken at many public forums, industry meetings and in media interviews.

Education
Andy received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College where he majored in economics, and his M.B.A. with a concentration in finance from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Background
Andy joined the Times following his graduation and his career has been spent primarily at the Times or its affiliates. When he was at The Washington Post he was general manager of the newspaper’s Sunday magazine. He is an active community member. A graduate of Leadership St. Petersburg and Leadership Florida, he serves on the board of trustees and executive committee of the Salvador Dali Museum, among other community activities. He is married to the former Betty Wallace and they have two sons.

Contact
Tel: (727) 893-8204 Fax: (727) 892-2328 E-Mail: acorty@sptimes.com