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December 11, 2018

Andrew P. Corty

President & Publisher of Florida Trend • acorty@floridatrend.com

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Andy is publisher of Florida Trend, the statewide magazine that is widely read by 250,000 business executives, government officials, and civic trend-setters. He oversees Trend's monthly content, all business operations, and Trend's widening array of digital offerings.

Andy joined the Times Publishing organization, Trend Magazines’ parent company, in 1978 as assistant to the publisher. He then took a five-year stint at The Washington Post, but returned to Florida to head marketing for the St. Petersburg Times, now the Tampa Bay Times. For 15 years he acted as vice chairman of Congressional Quarterly, a subsidiary of the Times until it was sold in 2009.

In addition to leading Florida Trend, Andy sits on the board of directors for Times Publishing and serves as a trustee of The Poynter Institute, the not-for-profit school that owns the Times.

Andy received his bachelor's degree from Harvard College and his M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is active in the community. A graduate of Leadership St. Petersburg and Leadership Florida, he serves on the board of trustees as deputy chair and treasurer of the Salvador Dali Museum and on the board of Enterprise Florida, among other activities. He and his wife, the former Betty Wallace, reside in St. Petersburg. They have two sons in graduate school.

Columns by Corty:

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As South Florida editor Mike Vogel writes, Florida has plenty of water. Even though demand is expected to increase 17% over the next 20 years, the state won't lack for water through at least 2035.
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We couldn't have selected two more divergent voices to run for the highest office in Florida.
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I took an Urban Land Institute tour of downtown and was amazed at all the construction — a good mix of commercial space along with apartments for the younger set and higher-end developments.
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This month's coverage includes information about health in the state overall.
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In the July edition, you'll find an analysis of the 13 constitutional referenda on the ballot this November.
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I'll admit to having a soft spot for FSU since our son attends graduate school there...
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This issue marks FLORIDA TREND'S 60th anniversary.
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As this annual Economic Yearbook shows, Florida's population now tops 21 million — 21,162,207 to be exact.
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The media continue to evolve and consolidate, as do all businesses. This month's issue of Florida Trend features two pieces on new media.
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In defense of Florida's defense industry; big news on the small-business front; a spotlight on St. Petersburg
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