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August 18, 2018

Amy Martinez

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Amy Martinez
Amy Martinez

Amy Martinez writes about a variety of business topics in Florida, including education, health care and technology. She also writes a monthly news column on Florida's legal sector. An American Studies graduate of Florida State University, Amy began her business journalism career in 1996 at The Miami Herald. She went on to work at the Palm Beach Post, Raleigh News and Observer and Seattle Times. Amy joined Florida Trend in St. Petersburg as an associate editor in 2014.

Articles by Amy Martinez:

Residents of Columbia County are hoping a pair of small economic development grants will unlock big job growth...
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New-Hire Perspectives
Employees talk about what attracted them to the companies where they work and what they now like best.
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Transition: John Delaney leaves UNF's new president a stronger university
After 15 years as president of the University of North Florida, John Delaney, 61, retired from academic life...
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Profile: Jorge Perez and his Related Group
Related Group -- No. 42 on the largest private companies in Florida -- is riding the crest of the downtown development wave with high-end apartment and condo projects in Miami and abroad.
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A Watchful Eye: Lawmakers restrict public spending by university foundations
In February 2016, Mike Morsberger, CEO of the University of Central Florida Foundation, decided to accompany a UCF doctoral student to a global government conference in Dubai...
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Tenure: Longtime Employees at Florida Companies
Longtime employees at several iconic Florida companies reflect on their personal histories — and their companies'.
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Soccer Goals
The ‘beautiful game' is making inroads throughout Florida, but its professional business affairs are — complicated.
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Turning Radius: NASCAR tries to engage Millennials
NASCAR is trying to respond to the challenge faced by almost all spectator sports — how to engage Millennials.
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Closing the Cancer Gap Abroad
A new initiative targets treatment and prevention abroad.
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Making Headway: Researchers Tout Advances in Cancer Care
From drug treatments to preventive medicines, researchers tout advances in cancer care. In 2009, Dr. Beth-Ann Lesnikoski became the first medical director of the breast institute at JFK Medical Center in Palm Beach County.
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