People

Meaningful Transformations

Katie Sandler has worked alongside great thought leaders and innovators who changed her life. This led her to create the Impact Retreat, a blended approach of one-on-one impact coaching, mindfulness practices and luxury services to facilitate personal breakthroughs.

Luxury Defined

Leading Interior Designer Paris Forino shares her inspiration for the world-class interiors of East Edgewater’s hottest residential project, Missoni Baia.

Inspiring Impact

Nate Shapiro and his brother Adam spent their summers working as umbrella boys in Ocean City, Maryland and dreamed about owning a business together related to the beach. In 2011, the concept of Ballyhoo was born.

Good Looks

Providing personal styling for celebrities, fashion branding and branching out into advertising for some heavy-hitters is just a typical day in the life of style icon Mariela Ortega.

Creating Luck

Lucky In Love founder Brad Singer makes clothing that is fun with bolder prints, modern patterns and daring silhouettes to make his customers feel empowered, strong, athletic and chic day in and day out.

Swanky Soirees

LV Event Designs is the story of the rise of a local entrepreneur who is expanding her brand while at the same time raising two teenagers and juggling all the challenges that face a young female businessperson.

Let’s Celebrate

As VeritageMiami Chairpersons, Jorge & Melinda Gonzalez are able to combine their love of food and wine with their passion for making Miami the very best it can be.

Energized Enterprise

Mihai Crisan swims in the morning, does yoga in the afternoon, plays basketball in the early evening and has the energy, drive, entrepreneurial spirit and strong work ethic to run his highly successful businesses 24/7.

The Power of Perricone’s

After 22 years in the same Brickell location, Perricone’s Marketplace & Café (and all its World-Famous offerings) is moving about a half mile away to West Brickell on Coral Way.

Redefining Ageless

With 157 Singles titles and 18 Grand Slams, Chris Evert knows quite a few things about perseverance and what it takes to stay at the top of her game. She applies that same dedication to aging gracefully.

Powerhouses 2019

Whether you are looking for a smart real estate investment, a vacation property or your forever home, the leading industry professionals we’ve gathered will guide you in the right direction with expert insights, savvy tips and some of the best listings available in Miami, Brickell, Key Biscayne and beyond.

Fashion Eyes

CoverGirl once reported that if women could only have one makeup product that 50% of them would choose mascara. Lash extensions go one beautiful step further to give a natural-looking and low-maintenance alternative.

H2O Hero

When Dana Tricarico arrived in Miami to obtain her Master’s in Professional Science at UM’s RSMAS on Virginia Key, she never could have imagined it would lead her to where she is today.

It’s In The Walls

The eclectic home office of Saved By The Bell, Beverly Hills 90210, White Collar and Dinner At Tiffani’s star Tiffani Thiessen demonstrates a careful balance of functionality and aesthetics in a space that’s at once fun, flirty and refined.

Monsters & Margaritas

Cantina La Veinte transformed into an all-night haunted house on Halloween, complete with free margaritas for ladies and an epic costume party.

collector’s Corner

Modern-day Renaissance man Ric Roth is a successful entrepreneur with a passion for family, art, architecture, music, food, animals and helping people whenever he can.

Art Life

Patricia Hanna has her dream job managing The Related Group’s stellar corporate art collection, commissioning site-specific artwork for their development projects, and overseeing the renowned Jorge M. Perez Collection and the company’s philanthropic efforts as they relate to art and culture.

Daring David

DB + Partners was founded not out of ambition, but out of desperation and serendipity when David Berry was fired from a big advertising shop which he had wanted to quit, but hadn’t. They took the decision out of his hands, and he took the leap.

Power Moves

One local entrepreneur took her destiny into her own hands and launched a book that is poised to change the way people look at currency, wealth and soul heath.

The Message

Born and raised in Miami, Rhea Leonard is an artistic voice for the black experience and a strong advocate for social change.

Caring Heart

Community Advocate Of The Year 2018 award winner Olga Hernandez is a humble leader, dedicated to serving others and ensuring that the rights of children are protected.

Mellifluous Sounds

Von Henry’s voice strikes a superlative balance between power and sensitivity, passion and polish. And her fans love her for it.

Florida Boy

Miami’s premier not-for-profit incubator for artistic creativity The Bakehouse Art Complex has introduced Miami to over 3 decades of great talents. Painter Thomas Bils is one of the latest.

Family First

Family First Allowing someone in your home is one thing, allowing them to care for you or someone you love is another. Brother-sister duo Gabriel De Armas, Jr., and Gisela De Armas-Ramirez’s goal is to continue to be Miami’s leading source for compassionate homecare in the community.

Picture Perfect

Featuring never-before-seen images of our own state’s particular past, the newest exhibition at HistoryMiami Museum provides an expertly curated portrait of 1980’s Florida through the lens of a tantalizingly talented Miami native.

Homegrown Hero

Prophet, activist, historian, expertly trained musician…discover the titanic history of how one Cuban kid from Miami became one of the world’s greatest reggae stars.

From Runway To Rembrandt

Entirely unafraid to blur the already ambiguous lines between creativity and couture, Zenith Art & Fashion is a breathtaking boon to our city’s many standout savants.

Show Stoppers

Part of a powerful trend pushing the envelope this past Miami Swim Week, Coterie Pop-up masterminds Danielle Licata & Valentino Vettorie recast our city’s favorite trade show for the better.

Insta Impact

No slouch when it comes to the social media scene, our city is replete with a reputable number of fashion-forward influencers. Below are a few you can turn to when in need of navigating the tempestuous world of trends.

Bona Fide

A truly awesome new approach to art prints only technologically feasible in our modern age, General Public Art allows everyday consumers to enjoy near-perfect replicas of their favorite works of art.

Creative Courage

Designer Gelareh Mizrahi always wanted to start a collection. She didn’t know what it would look like or what it would be, just that it would be cool, unexpected and have a sense of humor. The first thing she made was a python skateboard.

MIRACLE WORKS

Nothing brings more satisfaction than helping those less fortunate achieve their dreams and lead a healthier life, and that’s exactly what Misioneros Del Camino and its dedicated team does for some of Central America’s most impoverished residents.

The Finer Things

If a touch of class is what you’ve been craving, head over to Casa Felipe for a few puffs and sips of some staples of success that can transform even a typical Joe Schmo into a refined aficionado.

Just Smile!

If you’ve always dreamed of flashing a smile that’s brighter than all the sunny days that living in paradise brings, head over to Smile With Zenitude to make all your smile wishes come true.

BUSINESS AS USUAL

Visionary Alan Ojeda of Rilea Group might erect some of the biggest buildings in and around the “Big Apple of the South,” but the life of this grounded mega-developer is as down-to-earth as the foundations he creates for the sleek skyscrapers that grace our skyline.

Aces

Meet the people who are shaping the future of business with every handshake, transaction and bottom line. The passion, attitude, outlook and savvy they all share has yielded an ingrained need to succeed no matter what the consequences. These inspirational visionaries are some of the top leaders of today and tomorrow who will inspire, motivate and in many cases complement the very goals that keep you going. After all, business is all about who you know, isn’t it?

METROPOLIS GREEN

From the time Mary Keel was a child, she knew she was put on Earth to do her part to save it. Today, she’s realizing her dream with her eco-friendly brainchild, 305Green.

Natural Healing

Healthy habits aren’t born, they’re created. And with personal guides like the team at Mortar and Pestle: The Boutique Pharmacy, a better quality of life is just around the corner at the heart of Mary Brickell Village.

All Eyes on Her

When Tere Blanca walks into a business meeting, all eyes instinctively turn toward her. And it’s not because she’s beautiful, or because she walked in late, it’s because this woman knows how to successfully flex her professional muscles with a firmness and finesse that people can’t help but notice.

Aces

Meet the people who are shaping the future of business with every handshake, transaction and bottom line. The passion, attitude, outlook and savvy they all share has yielded an ingrained need to succeed no matter what the consequences. These inspirational visionaries are some of the top leaders of today and tomorrow who will inspire, motivate and in many cases complement the very goals that keep you going. After all, business is all about who you know, isn’t it?

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World-Class Leaders

Around the world, Jackson Health System is known for saving lives. At the new, state-of-the-art Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Center for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at UHealth/Jackson Memorial, they go even further: They give patients their lives back.

TOP 20 Professionals Under Forty

As we all experienced the most unprecedented year in modern history, the resilient young professionals you’re about to meet withstood all the challenges that came with the pandemic, and stepped up to the plate like never before to hit the professional homeruns of their lives while inspiring the next generation to dream big and reach for the stars.