Julius Davis built his business on vision and sacrifice

Julius Davis is a fourth-generation Tampa native. He grew up in Jackson Heights, went to Chamberlain High School, the University of South Florida … and has worked on some of the most iconic Tampa landmarks, to date. Ulele, Sparkman Wharf, projects at Tampa International Airport, projects that Tampanians drive by every day. His engineering firm,

The Long Game: Danny Persaud’s persistence, and patience, pays off

It’s like the internet meme of where it started and where it ended up. Danny Persaud had dreams of attending Florida State University but he didn’t have a way to pay for it. So, he slept in his car outside of campus for three weeks, looking for work and trying to figure out how to

Exclusive: A sneak peek of the College Hunks’ ‘Undercover Boss’ episode (VIDEOS)

The co-founders of College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving, Nick Friedman and Omar Soliman, will be featured on the season premiere of CBS’ “Undercover Boss” on January 7. The episode follows Friedman and Soliman as they wear disguises and work alongside their employees. Friedman and Soliman have shared exclusive teasers from the episode with Tampa

Nipesh Shah has ambitions of creating a better world through humility and vigor

Photos by Michael McCoy This is a story of a little boy who was born to a large family in India and had large ambitions for success. After seizing any, and every, opportunity to pursue education, he found himself in the United States … with only a few hundred bucks in his pocket. That little

How Scott Fink became the head of an auto empire in Tampa Bay

Scott Fink has come a long way, in a lot of ways. He was raised in the projects of Brooklyn, New York, and through what he calls “being opportunistic,” has amassed an auto empire here in the Tampa Bay area—the Fink Auto Group. Fink Auto Group includes Genesis of New Port Richey, Volkswagen of New

Scenes from CEO Connect with Harry Hedaya…and puppies! (PHOTOS)

Tampa Bay Business & Wealth had its CEO Connect with Harry Hedaya at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. View the photos from the event in the gallery below. The transcript of the discussion between Hedaya and TBBW Publisher and CEO Bridgette Bello will run in the April 2021 edition of the magazine. Sponsors of