How Marlene Mitchell Gordon went from poverty in rural Jamaica to the top legal position at Bacardi North America By Joseph A. Mann Jr. Marlene Mitchell Gordon grew up in a tiny impoverished community called Round Hill in southeast Jamaica. “We had no electricity and drew water...

By JULIE KAY Two years ago, Greg Singleton, president of Metro Development Group, a major Florida residential developer, heard about Crystal Lagoons and was intrigued. Then, he saw photos of the massive, man-made turquoise lagoons at resorts and developments around the world – and people enjoying...

Venture capital ecosystem continues to gain momentum in South Florida By Kevin Gale The expansion of Athenian Venture Partners into South Florida shows how the region is building a venture capital ecosystem, although it’s a long way from being Boston or Austin. Karl Elderkin, Athenian founder and managing...

New Heights for the Heat By Angela Caraway-Carlton | DowntownPhoto/Fort Lauderdale Ask Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside what he likes to do when he’s not on the basketball court and he’ll tell you he’s a huge movie buff. The 26-year-old loves watching comedies, horror films and any...

Al Young has a big job as the leader of the South Florida Ford Dealership board. It's a competitive car market here, and he's working tirelessly to carve out Ford's share. The dealers have had nice growth in the past few years thanks to national marketing...

All-Star Nonprofit Awards winners announcedMore than 400 corporate executives, community leaders and members of the nonprofit sector attended Switchboard of Miami's fourth-annual Katz Barron Squitero Faust All-Star Nonprofit Awards at Jungle Island. The luncheon honored the work of Miami-Dade County's nonprofit organizations and philanthropists and...