November 28, 2014

Trendsetters

'The town that freedom built'

Zora Neale Hurston made the central Florida town of Eatonville famous. But the town has problems that Hurston's legacy can't solve. Read more »
Published on 11/26/2014

Killing Field: Frank Laumer spreads the word about a Dade battlefield

A long-ago battle still echoes for a Hernando County man. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2014

Howard Solomon - A Florida Original

Howard Solomon is Florida Trend's first Florida Original subject. This new feature highlights Florida's unique people and places. Read more »
Published on 9/26/2014

Attorney LaShawnda Jackson is driven to succeed

Attorney LaShawnda Jackson's memory of her father propels her to succeed. Read more »
Published on 7/28/2014

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 »
Published on 7/22/2014

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

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'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

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