The world’s most famous car is a “specially equipped” Aston Martin DB5, driven by a philandering scoundrel named Bond, James Bond. Two of them were built for the Goldfinger and Thunderball movies, one of which resides in The Dezer Collection in North Miami Beach. The other mysteriously disappeared one dark and stormy night in 1997 from an airplane hanger in Boca Raton, never to be seen again. There are no more chances to buy a new DB5, but you can get a new 1963 DB4 GT Coupe. Unlike “tribute” cars such as the Shelby GT kit cars or the David Brown-built DB5 replicas (which are actually Jaguar XKRs wearing a DB5-type body), these DB4s are built by Aston Martin, using the original tooling, aluminum for the bodies and high-tech electronics to ensure that, unlike the originals, they will keep running even if you turn the headlights on. Sadly, ejection seats, machine guns and oil-slick dispensers don’t come standard; AstonMartin.com.
Located in one of the most diverse and dynamic business centers in the world, Miami Herbert Business School offers unparalleled opportunities to learn, engage and grow. The graduates are thought-leaders who transform business, scholarship and lives. To honor them, Brickell Magazine and the school have partnered to showcase the annual “Go-Getters,” an honor spotlighting recent grads, their successes, hopes and dreams.
When it comes to leaving your mark on the world, few can boast the list of personal and professional achievements that Hilarie Bass has amassed throughout her career — a successful young actress, a formidable corporate defense lawyer, star litigator, international firm leader, civic ignitor, social activist and now Chair of the University of Miami Board of Trustees and Founder of The Bass Institute For Diversity & Inclusion. Through it all, she has captured our attention in front of the camera, in the courtroom, behind the podium and now at the center of conversations of diversity and workplace inclusion around the world.