An inspired agent for change altering lives across the global marketplace, Endeavor is a world-spanning nonprofit dedicated to enriching emerging economies with palpable positive results. Helmed by expert financier and equity analyst Laura Maydon, the Miami branch of this association aligns successful start-ups with exceptional entrepreneurial mentors already experts in their field. “Whenever anyone asks me, I always tell them I have the best job in the world,” she says. “I meet entrepreneurs who are bettering their community and then I link them with amazing, experienced people. My selfish drive is that I have two daughters, and I really believe I’m contributing to make Miami a more interesting place for them to grow up in.” A strong believer that a successful economic environ will be a benefit for all, Maydon and the rest of the Endeavor Miami team have already seen an impressive 1,200+ jobs created and $60 million of revenue generated; EndeavorMiami.org.
When it comes to South Florida’s multigenerational families, few have made a difference Quite Like the Mendelsons have across the arts, culture and world of Brickell real estate development. Their support for Florida Grand Opera started in the 1950’s when it was the Greater Miami Opera Association — born of a love for opera and a desire to ensure its presence For Future Generations.
Artists from near and far are inspired by Miami’s tropical vibes, energizing breezes and endless sunshine. We’ve curated a list of the most intriguing creative minds in the city to add to your collection.