April 17, 2014

Trendsetters

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

Florida's ties to Israel

Florida is stepping up efforts to attract Israeli firms. Read more »
Published on 9/17/2013

BioFront Technologies

Jason Robotham, an FSU post-doctorate research scientist, launched BioFront Technologies in 2010, aided by co-founder, FSU biological sciences professor Hengli Tang. Read more »
Published on 9/12/2013

Author Jeff Klinkenberg on 'Weird Florida'

Jeff Klinkenberg, culture writer for the Tampa Bay Times and author of a new book, Alligators in B-Flat, talks about whether Florida deserves its weird reputation. Read more »
Published on 8/30/2013

Video Q& A with Kevin Morgan of Crystal Lagoons

Kevin Morgan, CEO of Crystal Lagoons USA, discusses the Crystal Lagoons technology and its role in aiding real estate, tourism, and industry, globally and in Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/27/2013

Priorities for Eugene Pettis, new president of the Florida Bar

Eugene Pettis hopes to impart a sense of service through his presidency of the Bar. Read more »
Published on 8/7/2013

Economist Jeff Korzenik on investments and bull markets

Jeff Korzenik, Chief Investment Strategist, Fifth Third Bank, offers his outlook for investment... Read more »
Published on 8/6/2013

Patrick Geraghty of Florida Blue discusses health insurance exchanges

Patrick Geraghty, Chairman and CEO for Florida Blue, discusses the impending health insurance exchanges. Geraghty also offers practical advice for small business owners who are looking to participate in the exchanges. Read more »
Published on 7/29/2013

Patrick Geraghty of Florida Blue on why Florida should accept Medicaid funds

Patrick Geraghty, Chairman and CEO for Florida Blue, offers reasons why Florida should take the $51 billion in Federal Medicaid funding. Read more »
Published on 7/29/2013

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