Brickell Magazine and Singles For Switchboard’s Bachelor Auction is celebrating its 5th Anniversary in style with a chic, gala-inspired soiree and live auction. Bid on some of Miami’s most eligible bachelors for your chance at a dream date. Who knows? You might just find true love!
Interviews by Alexandra Schneider & Stephanie Grosman | Photos by Polyana Honorato & Robert Church Want to meet all of the bachelors in person? Visit today to buy your tickets to bid on your favorite at 9 p.m. on Feb. 12 at Conrad Miami. Pre-Sale: $75; Door: $100, if available. | May 21, 2018 | Lifestyle

1. ERIC RICHARD ALLEN Stats: 6’3/205 lbs Profession: Strength Coach/Personal Trainer & Model with Ford Models & Next Models Interests: Basketball, fitness, hip-hop, faith, online marketing Bucket List: The largest canyon swing in the world located in Nepal Ideal Woman: “Witty.” Date Package: “Jet-water packing/fly-boarding in Coral Gables followed by dinner at Ruth Chris and ending the evening with a surprise.” Fun Fact: “Both of my parents have been married 3 times and I have 9 brothers and sisters!”

2. ETHAN WALL Stats: 6’1/195 lbs Profession: Social Media Attorney, Author, Professor & Keynote Speaker @ Social Media Law Firm, Social Media Law & Order and Let’s Plant A Seed Interests: Exploring, traveling, CrossFit, reading and volunteering Bucket List: Road trip across the country, learn a new language, read Neil Gaiman’s bibliography, live outside the country, and have a pet monkey (at least for a day) Ideal Woman: “Adventurous.” Date Package: “A kayak adventure and champagne picnic at Oleta State Park.” Fun Fact: “I sing karaoke often, and awfully…and I might have been a unicorn for Halloween!”

3. HANSELL HULSEY SHOOK Stats: 6’1/190 lbs Profession: Director, Mergers & Acquisitions @ ADT Security Services; Interests: Food from every angle, fitness, human potential, architecture/design, travel Bucket List: Drive a car over 200 mph Ideal Woman: “Elegant.” Date Package: “Restaurant-hopping through Midtown and the Design District for food and drinks.” Fun Fact: “I’ve never met another Hansell, but I did recently meet the first Gretel here in Miami!”

4. CHRIS BORGOGNONI Stats: 6’1/195 lbs Profession: National Director @ Vita Coco; Interests: Baseball, paddle boarding, reading Pat Conroy books, hanging out with his little brother Bucket List: Deep-sea diving in a cage to see Great Whites Ideal Woman: “Confident.” Date Package: “A game of tennis followed by wine and good conversation on the beach.” Fun Fact: “I played college baseball at UM!”

5. CHRISTOPHER BELL Stats: 6’3/220 lbs Profession: Sales Consultant @ Southern Wine & Spirits; Interests: Kayaking, boating, fishing, outdoors, sporting events Bucket List: Skydiving, visit Napa Valley, go diving in the Great Barrier Reef in Australia Ideal Woman: “Classy.” Date Package: “A boat tour around Biscayne Bay with great food and wine.” Fun Fact: “I played baseball with the 2001 Men’s Baseball National Champion Miami Hurricanes and got to meet President George W. Bush!”

6. DANIEL WEISS Stats: 6’0/185 lbs Profession: Attorney @ Southern Wine & Spirits; Interests: Traveling, racquet sports, biking, healthy living, discovering new music Bucket List: Tokyo Ideal Woman: “Kind.” Date Package: “A nice dinner followed by ice skating.” Fun Fact: “I’m a North Dakotan CPA and I’ve never been to North Dakota!”

7. AARON PUCKETT Stats: 6’2/175 lbs Profession: Director @ Workscapes; Interests: Free diving, spearfishing, cooking, salsa dancing, art Bucket List: Diving at Raja Ampat Ideal Woman: “Unique.” Date Package: “An elegant dinner, cocktails and hopefully we finish the night salsa dancing.” Fun Fact: “I’ve designed and built most of my own furniture!”

8. CAMERON WILSON Stats: 5’9/180 lbs Profession: Attorney @ Wilson Law Offices; Interests: Art, computers, fitness Bucket List: See the Calcio event in Florence, go to a Monster Truck show, visit South Of The Border Ideal Woman: “Compassionate.” Date Package: “Swimming with dolphins followed by dinner at Juvia.” Fun Fact: “I’ve started 3 companies, got a provisional patent on a product and have sold numerous works of art I’ve created!”

9. CHRIS BAIOCCO Stats: 6’1/195 lbs Profession: Medical Device Sales @ Life Spine; Interests: Sports, fitness, traveling, festivals Bucket List: Visit Capitignano, Italy, where his grandfather was born and raised Ideal Woman: “Professional.” Date Package: “Brunch at Bagatelle.” Fun Fact: “I lived in England for almost a year!”

10. HARDY ANDERSEN Stats: 6’3/190 lbs Profession: President @ Peterson Fuel; Interests: Boating, skiing, sports, reading, dancing Bucket List: Running with the bulls, go to space, sail around the world once Ideal Woman: “Independent.” Date Package: “The winner chooses between a Heat game in the Dewar’s Club section followed by dinner at Zuma or Hakkasan OR a boat date captained by me to Elliot Key with lunch, drinks and fun in the sun.” Fun Fact: “I used to be a professional dancer for Jimmy Jamz!”

11. JAVIER A. FINLAY Stats: 6’3/205 lbs Profession: Attorney @ Neret, Finlay, Nguyen; Interests: Sports, reading, documentaries, tech news and food Bucket List: Putting a bucket list together Ideal Woman: “Classy.” Date Package: “A Heat game.” Fun Fact: “I’m a kid at heart!”

12. JOHN ATKINSON Stats: 6’3/290 lbs Profession: Attorney @ Atkinson & Brownell, P.A; Interests: Traveling, cooking, anything water-related, trying new things Bucket List: Summiting Everest, a safari in Africa, jetting into outer space Ideal Woman: “Mesmerizing.” Date Package: “We will take in the best of Miami by sight, sound and taste, starting with dinner at El Tucán to transport back to the glitz and glam of the 1940s before heading to The Marion.” Fun Fact: “I’ve visited more countries than states and try to visit at least one new country each year!”

13. KEVIN DANILO Stats: 6’2/210 lbs Profession: Owner of Batch Gastropub Interests: Dogs, sports/fitness, spending time with friends, Irish whiskey, NY Giants Bucket List: Spend an entire winter in a remote mountain mansion with the people closest to me Ideal Woman: “Witty.” Date Package: “It’s a double date with fellow bachelor Luke Blazej that includes 4 tickets to a Heat game against the Washington Wizards on Feb. 20 in the Bacardi Suite.” Fun Fact: “I’m the world’s worst artist!”

14. KEITH GIBSON Stats: 6’5/200 lbs Profession: Associate @ Goldman Sachs; Interests: Traveling, brunching, ‘90s hip-hop Bucket List: Taking dog sleds to glass igloos in Finland to watch the Northern Lights Ideal Woman: “Everything.” Date Package: “A day-long boat ride with up to 6 friends.” Fun Fact: “I was a Lieutenant in the Air Force before joining Goldman Sachs!”

15. LUKE BLAZEJ Stats: 6’3/195 lbs Profession: Restaurant Manager @ Eating House; Interests: Music, wine, cooking, Miami Dolphins, taking trips Bucket List: Shave Justin Bieber’s head Ideal Woman: “Adventurous.” Date Package: “It’s a double date with fellow bachelor Kevin Danilo that includes 4 tickets to a Heat game against the Washington Wizards on Feb. 20 in the Bacardi Suite.” Fun Fact: “I once caught a shark with my bare hands!”

16. VINCENZO GIUSEPPE GIRUZZI Stats: 6’3/230 lbs Profession: Medical Device Consultant @ Zimmer Biomet; Interests: Fitness, family time Bucket List: Travel to all of the continents Ideal Woman: “Stunning.” Date Package: “Dinner followed by a night of dancing.” Fun Fact: “I sing Frank Sinatra songs in the shower in the morning!”

17. VIQAS AKHTAR Stats: 5’11/175 lbs Profession: VP of Investments @ National Securities; Interests: Soccer, binge-watching TV shows, discovering new restaurants, fantasy football Bucket List: Travel to Croatia Ideal Woman: “Sophisticated.” Date Package: “Brunch at La Piaggia, a bottle of rosé and dancing.” Fun Fact: “I’ve lived in 4 countries and visited 12!”
18. SEBASTIAN GARCIA Stats: 5’11/180 lbs Profession: Owner of Sartori Amici, Founder of My Grooms Room, Inventor & Owner of The Lapel Project; Interests: Traveling, reading, running, eating, working out Bucket List: Jumping the 7 waves in Rio De Janeiro for New Year’s Ideal Woman: “Elegant.” Date Package: “A sunset sail.” Fun Fact: “I’ve rescued over 7 dogs!”

19. SIAMAK SAMIMI Stats: 5’9/165 lbs Profession Sales/Buyer at Miami Sports Cars, Inc. Interests: Travel, playing different musical instruments Bucket List: Travel around the world and ski the French Alps Ideal Woman: “Smart, sweet, loving and family-oriented.” Date Package: “Lunch or dinner at Smith & Wollensky to enjoy Miami’s beautiful weather.” Fun Fact: “I love to dance!”

20. TONY DICKS Stats: 6’1/190 lbs Profession: Marketer @; Interests: Crossfit, Salsa dancing, traveling Bucket List: A trip to Reykjavik, Iceland Ideal Woman: “Entrepreneurial.” Date Package: “A 1-hour private salsa lesson from world-renowned salsero Al “Liquid Silver” Espinoza followed by dinner at Shula’s. The night will end at Ball & Chain to test out our new moves to the tunes of a live band.” Fun Fact: “I danced on a salsa performance team!”

21. PABLO TAMAYO Stats: 6’1/205 lbs Profession: Attorney @ Tamayo Law P.A.; Interests: Sports, gym, power hour, keeping people out of jail Bucket List: Travel the world and the 7 seas Ideal Woman: “Hotness” Date Package: “A private in-home or in-office wine tasting for 12 that includes 8 bottles of wine and 90 minutes of wine tasting instruction!” Fun Fact: “This is my second bachelor auction!”

22. ROBERT BAND Stats: 6’1/200 lbs Profession: CFO Consultant; Interests: Happiness, exercising, cooking, salsa dancing, sports Bucket List: To be the smoothest salsa and bachata dancer on the floor, play guitar, write lyrics, have grandchildren Ideal Woman: “Elegant.” Date Package: “Something different from the norm — like a sunset cruise.” Fun Fact: “I won a sexy man contest on a cruise!”

23. ROGER DOMINGUEZ Stats: 6’2/195 lbs Profession: Information Technology Consultant @ United Data Technologies; Interests: Cooking, traveling, outdoors, extreme sports Bucket List: Too many things, but he’ll settle for snowboarding in Japan for the immediate future Ideal Woman: “Genuine.” Date Package: “A great meal and live music.” Fun Fact: “I’m a wilderness survival expert!”

24. MARCIO BARROS Stats: 5’10/196 lbs Profession: Digital Marketing Manager @ One Twelfth Digital Market; Interests: Gym, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, the beach Bucket List: Spend a summer on a boat Ideal Woman: “Attitude.” Date Package: “An afternoon of good conversation at a bar by the beach.” Fun Fact: “I used to own a 1979 Bug just for fun!”

25. MATTHEW RAPOPORT Stats: 5’10/185 lbs Profession: Banker @ Wells Fargo; Interests: Sports, travel, food connoisseur, reading the Wall Street Journal, spending time with friends and family Bucket List: Play the Top 100 golf courses in the world Ideal Woman: “Confident.” Date Package: “A stop at Panther Coffee in Wynwood, followed by sunset paddle boarding and a romantic moonlit dinner.” Fun Fact: “I’ve been to multiple countries without a passport!”

26. MITCH PHILLIPS Stats: 6’1/170 lbs Profession: Territory Manager @ Team Technical Services; Interests: Travel, music, live events Bucket List: Machu Picchu Ideal Woman: “Balanced.” Date Package: “A salsa class at Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Coral Gables followed by happy hour before a tapas dinner at Uvaggio.” Fun Fact: “I’m a veteran!”