Vick Tipnes is Driven By Success and Freedom

Vick Tipnes is driven by success, but to him, success means nothing if you don’t have freedom. “There are people that have a lot of money, but they’re not successful

From the White House to Tampa

If Brian Butler disappears for too long from the Vistra Communications office in Lutz, his assistant, Pam Mooney, knows where to find him. He’s likely down the road at Mort

Monica Eaton-Cardone waged a war on chargebacks, and won

Monica Eaton-Cardone is many things — a wife, a mother, a businesswoman, a philanthropist – but one thing she is certainly most not, is easily intimidated. With a career spanning

Ben Heldfond’s Road to Redemption

Photos by Michael McCoy Ben Heldfond’s most prized possession is a book, one that resonates with the story of his life. A first edition of The Big Book of Alcoholics

Doing simple well

Photos by Michael McCoy When asked what he wanted to be when he grew up, a young Brian Murphy had it all figured out. “I was going to go to

Off the beaten path

Photos by Penny Rogo Michael Saunders is an iconic member of the Sarasota business community, you may know her by her colorful scarves. The woman with a man’s name built

Going Solo: A man with a delicious plan

By Jo-Lynn Brown Photos by Penny Rogo Jeff Gigante is starting a new journey with his newest concept, Forbici. This transition is pivotal because Gigante is arguably one of Tampa

Punit Shah’s home run

Punit Shah’s latest investment is something completely out of his wheelhouse, and he seems giddy just speaking about it. I’ve always aspired to be part of a professional sports team,