July 13, 2014

Trendsetters

Shrinking margins at car dealerships in Florida

Former dealership owner Tommy Gibbs now works as an independent consultant to car dealerships. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

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 »
Published on 6/27/2014

Florida's Legal Leaders (alphabetical list)

All 1,165 attorneys named "Florida's Legal Elite," in 2014, listed alphabetically. Read more »
Published on 6/24/2014

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 »
Published on 6/2/2014

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 »
Published on 5/28/2014

Experts in their field

Florida university researchers generate more than $1 billion in grants annually. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2014

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 »
Published on 5/23/2014

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 »
Published on 4/30/2014

What is your most effective strategy for landing new business?

Joseph Meterchick, Yosi Gil, Patty Nooney Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

CEO Sounding Board: How did you get the idea to start your company?

These executives answered the question, "How did you get the idea to start your company?" Eric Schigiel, Founder, CEO / Opustone Natural Stone Distributors, Miami; Steve Trover, CEO / All Star Vacation Homes, Orlando; Laura Johnson, CEO, designer / Coton Colors, Tallahassee Read more »
Published on 1/31/2014

Sarasota chef Paul Mattison keeps Florida rescue teams well-fed

Feeding and sheltering the army of utility workers who assemble from around the country when disaster strikes is a crucial if unnoticed part of the response to massive outages. Chef Paul Mattison is one of the most high-end restaurateurs to answer the call. Read more »
Published on 1/31/2014

Pat Geraghty, Florida Blue CEO, is Floridian of the Year

Florida Blue CEO Pat Geraghty has staked out a leadership position that is putting his insurance company — and Florida — at the forefront of health care trends. Read more »
Published on 1/2/2014

A Fixture in Apopka - Florida's longest-serving mayor

John Land, was first elected mayor of Apopka in 1949. He lost an election in 1967 but returned to win in 1970 and has been re-elected continuously since. Read more »
Published on 12/23/2013

Wet Suits: Scuba diving lawyers

David Black was 7 the first time he saw someone pull on a wet suit and jump into the Atlantic Ocean. Read more »
Published on 12/20/2013

Clyde Butcher - Preserving Florida

Clyde Butcher, noted environmental photographer and Florida "icon," discusses Florida's environment, "Preserving Eden," and his upcoming plans, from his gallery in Venice, Florida. Butcher is 71. Read more »
Published on 12/9/2013

Homeowner finds going green will pay for itself - eventually

A 40-year-old, 4,000-sq.-ft. ranch-style home in the Miami area can cost a lot of money to cool... Read more »
Published on 11/4/2013

Q&A with Arthur Keiser of Keiser University

Arthur Keiser, chancellor of Keiser University, discusses the role his school plays in training Florida's "adult learners." Read more »
Published on 11/1/2013

Just Ask Boo - Miami-Dade Business Profile

Readers use the email newsletter Just Ask Boo, which has editions in Miami-Dade (two), Broward and Palm Beach counties... Read more »
Published on 10/18/2013

CEO Sounding Board: Gaming in Florida

Question: When the Legislature takes up gaming in 2014, what should it implement? Read more »
Published on 10/15/2013

Positive signs in commercial real estate

Justin Beck, president of Beck Property, a major full-service real estate company, talks about the commercial market's recent positive signs. Read more »
Published on 9/24/2013

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