If you’ve purchased a high-end home in the last few years, you might have run into neighbors and realtors asking you a surprising question: Have you considered artificial grass? Long viewed as the sole province of sports stadiums and welcome mats, artificial grass is inching its way into the finer homes of Miami-Dade, and Luis Barrios and his company MBM Grass couldn’t be more excited. An entrepreneur who studied French and Finance at UM, Barrios is excited about the benefits his product offers homeowners. “I’d love to increase the greenspace in Miami,” he says, explaining that the reduced watering needs and little-to-no maintenance guarantees a lower environmental impact than regularly well-kept lawns; MBMGrass.com.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we introduce you to a few of Miami’s most dynamic Latino leaders who are breaking the mold and making the city thrive
Tax attorney Suzanne DeWitt is a financial artist. She takes a canvas and paints a picture, which is the design principle of tax minimization. While she is well versed in the rules, she takes a practical, more entrepreneurial approach, passionately finding the best solution of what clients not only shouldn’t be doing, but also what they should, for each individual situation. She’s a deal maker, not a deal breaker.