December 2021 Contents
Selected features from Florida Trend's print and digital issue
Floridian of the Year
A Hyper-Local Approach to Poverty
The non-profit Lift Orlando is revitalizing a poor, crime-ridden neighborhood around Camping World Stadium.
A new generation of executives — from a former ballerina to a former teenage line cook — is making its mark across the state and beyond.
One-time ballerina and college professor Alix Miller takes an unlikely path to lead the Florida Trucking Association.
Gian Carlo Alonso takes aim at 'Goliath' as CEO of cooler business AmeriKooler.
Room for Robots
The 300,000-sq.ft. Taneja Center for Surgery includes room for robotic-surgery equipment.
Orlando Health is betting millions on health care startups.
A 100-bed Clay County facility is one of six planned for the region.
Baptist Health Care adapts to the community's needs as it works toward completing its Pensacola facility.
I am looking forward to the new year bringing a bit more normalcy.
"It's amazing to see people who are near death get a successful organ transplant and then go on to live a successful life."
One of the most perplexing developments has been The Great Resignation.
High Price to Pay?
The Dimensions of Employee Pay
Reports of falling median pay at some Florida-based companies may reflect the effects of the pandemic rather than real trends.
85 of the largest Florida-based firms in the Russell 3000.
ShaKeia Kegler learned in the Navy how to respond quickly to opportunity and pivot when necessary.
Pack your bags for a getaway close to home.
Around the State
Targeting Productivity with A.I.
In the past two decades, the construction industry has seen an average annual increase of worker productivity of only 1%.
Time4Learning's online home-schooling platform grows to 175K students..
Fast introduces digital feature that allows cosumers to buy directly from sellers.
Ocala County is near a deal with the American subsidary of a South Korean semiconductor firm.
Elevating Physical Therapy
UNF creates department of physical therapy to help expand PT academic programs.
The Hsu Innovation Institute and NWF have opened an aviation training center in Crestview.
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