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Bouncing Back

How BBX turned scratch and dent assets into success Editor’s note: SFBW’s July cover story discussed the legal saga of banker Alan Levan. This article covers how he’s found success

Bankers Sound Off

Amid tough competition for borrowers, regulations cause concerns By Kevin Gale If your business is looking to borrow money, now is a good time, according to 16 South Florida bankers

Executive Club

South Florida Business & Wealth’s Executive Club Brickell recently hosted an exclusive cocktail reception at the River Yacht Club in Miami’s Brickell neighborhood. Mike Zimmer, president of the Miami Super

Industry leaders offer insights

By Andrea Richard South Florida Executive Roundtable’s June panel featured four executives who have made their way in their respective industries, all sharing deep insights. SFBW is the exclusive media

The Power of Alignment

 Best-selling business book author shares his insight George Labovitz is the founder and CEO of ODI, an international management training and consulting company. He also was a professor of management

Up and Comer Awards

Nearly 600 guests attended the 2017 SFBW Up & Comer Awards at Xtreme Action Park in Fort Lauderdale. Guests enjoyed cocktails prepared at a Las Vegas-style light-up bar, served by the Gold Coast Roller

Pompano Beach’s Innovation District

By Darcie Lunsford Taking a cue from other major metropolises such as Barcelona, Medellin and Boston, Pompano Beach is branding a central, underused swath of Atlantic Boulevard as the world’s

Lessons Learned

By Gerry Czarnecki Gerry Weber is a corporate executive, entrepreneur and nonprofit leader. His career has spanned leadership roles at such companies as Shoppers Drug Mart, Blockbuster Entertainment and AutoNation,

South Florida Tech Hub Continues to eMerge

By Chris Fleck The South Florida Tech event, eMerge Americas, topped 13,000 attendees this year at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Speakers included such tech leaders as Apple co-founder Steve

Change for Progress

Four tips that will help relay it By Greta Schulz Recently, I was at a governmental affairs meeting in West Palm Beach. The discussion was about changes in the city:

Drew Limsky

Drew Limsky

Editor-in-Chief

BIOGRAPHY

Drew Limsky joined Lifestyle Media Group in August 2020 as Editor-in-Chief of South Florida Business & Wealth. His first issue of SFBW, October 2020, heralded a reimagined structure, with new content categories and a slew of fresh visual themes. “As sort of a cross between Forbes and Robb Report, with a dash of GQ and Vogue,” Limsky says, “SFBW reflects South Florida’s increasingly sophisticated and dynamic business and cultural landscape.”

Limsky, an avid traveler, swimmer and film buff who holds a law degree and Ph.D. from New York University, likes to say, “I’m a doctor, but I can’t operate—except on your brand.” He wrote his dissertation on the nonfiction work of Joan Didion. Prior to that, Limsky received his B.A. in English, summa cum laude, from Emory University and earned his M.A. in literature at American University in connection with a Masters Scholar Award fellowship.

Limsky came to SFBW at the apex of a storied career in journalism and publishing that includes six previous lead editorial roles, including for some of the world’s best-known brands. He served as global editor-in-chief of Lexus magazine, founding editor-in-chief of custom lifestyle magazines for Cadillac and Holland America Line, and was the founding editor-in-chief of Modern Luxury Interiors South Florida. He also was the executive editor for B2B magazines for Acura and Honda Financial Services, and he served as travel editor for Conde Nast. Magazines under Limsky’s editorship have garnered more than 75 industry awards.

He has also written for many of the country’s top newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, USA Today, Worth, Robb Report, Afar, Time Out New York, National Geographic Traveler, Men’s Journal, Ritz-Carlton, Elite Traveler, Florida Design, Metropolis and Architectural Digest Mexico. His other clients have included Four Seasons, Acqualina Resort & Residences, Yahoo!, American Airlines, Wynn, Douglas Elliman and Corcoran. As an adjunct assistant professor, Limsky has taught journalism, film and creative writing at the City University of New York, Pace University, American University and other colleges.