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EXECUTIVE South Florida magazine features the dealmakers, entrepreneurs, rainmakers, innovators, and leaders who are the driving forces behind the region’s business community.
With an emphasis on personal interviews and a focus on the path to success, EXECUTIVE gives readers an in-depth perspective on the people behind many of South Florida’s most dynamic and up-and-coming firms.
EXECUTIVE also covers the regions emerging leaders and those to watch as South Florida continues to grow into one of the leading economic and business centers in the world.
EXECUTIVE South Florida magazine’s strong appeal to the business community provides an excellent opportunity to reach one of the most desirable demographics in the region.
They are well-educated and successful business leaders with exceptional spending power, high median household incomes, and have a desire to maintain an upscale lifestyle.
EXECUTIVE readers appreciate their success and look to enjoy life to the fullest.
Utilizing targeted controlled-circulation EXECUTIVE South Florida magazine will be directly mailed to 12,500 readers each month. This group includes the
C-level suites at the top 500 public and private companies, law firms, banks, and financial institutions as well as the region’s municipal and civic leaders.
EXECUTIVE will be delivered to the lobbies and common areas in the region’s top business districts including the major corporate offices in Brickell/Downtown, Midtown, Wynwood, and the Design District, as well as at many of the top business centers throughout Broward County.
RON MANN, President & Publisher
Ron Mann is the President and Publisher of EXECUTIVE South Florida media. Ron has been involved with publishing and media for over 25 years and was part of the original launch team for Miami New Times. Ron has managed newspapers and magazines from New York to Miami and was one of the principals and President of South Florida CEO magazine as well as several other well-known publications.
His experience also lends itself to the technology sector where he spent several years as the head of US operations for Rediff International – a publicly traded (NASDAQ: REDF) Media and Technology company with offices in New York, Chicago, London and Mumbai, India. His management consulting experience is drawn from his ownership of The Capri Group, a company he formed to assist corporations in their external relationship management efforts.
Ron is a graduate of the University of Miami and has served on the Board of Junior Achievement and the Dade County School Board’s Improvement Zone Task Force. He also served on the board of the 2007 and 2010 South Florida Super Bowl Host Committee and for several years was on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Mercy Hospital Ambassadors.
DAVID LYONS, Editor-in-Chief
David Lyons is the editor-in-chief of Executive South Florida. Previously, he served as editor-in-chief of the Daily Business Review, the official court newspaper of Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. He also served as the paper’s law editor. A 40-year journalist, David was a staff writer with the Miami Herald, covering business and legal issues in South Florida. From among a wide array of topics, he wrote about the commercial aviation industry including the demise of Eastern Airlines. He also covered the Miami federal drug trial of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega and the extended civil litigation brought by smokers against the tobacco industry in the state courts. Before joining The Herald, he served as a business writer at the Miami News, as a copy editor and business writer at the Fort Lauderdale News, and as a copy editor at the Albany (N.Y.) Times-Union and Schenectady Gazette.
He has served as a local group leader of Amnesty International, and is a member of Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals.
David is a graduate of Siena College of Loudonville, N.Y., where he earned a bachelors degree in political science.
EXECUTIVE South Florida magazine reveals trends in key industries, highlights captivating personalities and reports on the executives, entrepreneurs, and public figures driving business in the community.
INDUSTRY FACES The newsmakers, game changers, and innovators who are driving business in the region
AT THE OFFICE Who’s on the move
COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE Competition is king, find out who is pulling away from the pack
AFTER HOURS How the region’s power elite unwind and relax
THE DEAL The latest on acquisitions, launches, and new endeavors
PORTFOLIO The key individuals in a specific business sector and their roles in the local economy
OF NOTE Upcoming lectures, meetings, and gatherings worth knowing about
BLUEPRINT A business leader’s path to success and how it was achieved
THE EDGE Who has the advantage and how did they get it
LIFE-STYLED When the work is done, it’s time to play
EXECUTIVE CLUB Capturing the area’s events, activities and happenings
C-LEVEL A view from the top
It’s the people in business who make EXECUTIVE South Florida magazine shine. Each issue profiles, uncovers and explores those who are illuminating the business landscape.
THE ART OF BUSINESS A take on the people behind South Florida’s arts & cultural scene
TECH TALK Emerging leaders in the region’s growing technology sector
FRESH CAPITAL The entrepreneurs who are taking the risk and making it happen
FOLLOW THE MONEY The money managers, bankers and financiers fueling the economy
RAISING THE BAR Legal eagles in the South Florida region
MASTER PLAN The individuals who are redefining the skyline
MIAMI MADE A look at what is produced and manufactured in our backyard
PUBLIC OFFICE The politicians, public officials, and civic leaders to keep an eye on
THE CLOSERS The real estate rock stars to watch
PROTECTING THE WEALTH Details on the region’s top private banking firms
MANAGING THE RISK The insurance advisors who are protecting the region
GREAT ROOMS The area’s power dining hot spots
THE OFFICE REPORT The significant players in commercial real estate
DOUBLE DOWN Who’s betting on gaming in South Florida
LIVE AND LEARN Who’s leading the charge on education
THE HEALERS Keeping tabs on the region’s healthcare industry
THE EXPLORERS The critical players in the international sector
THE CONNECTORS Meet the area’s hyper-networked professionals
THE JET SET Who’s flying high in aviation
THE INNKEEPERS Hoteliers with an attention to detail
Utilizing its expertise and talented team, EXECUTIVE South Florida magazine’s custom media division provides clients with the opportunity to craft their own branded media messages.
At a time when relationship marketing is critical for success, custom media has emerged as an effective tool in extending brands and building loyalty among a specific customer base.
The EXECUTIVE team produces highly targeted communication solutions by creating a more direct and personalized conversation about a company’s products or brand. With a strong understanding of the use of technology and different media formats, EXECUTIVE assist clients with establishing a meaningful content marketing strategy and program.
Designed to be a focused and creative way to communicate a company’s brand value and marketing message, custom media uniquely engages and effectively persuades its targeted audience.
Each quarter, an issue of EXECUTIVE South Florida magazine offers a special section focusing on a specific city. Coverage includes profiles and interviews with public officials, essential civic leaders, and select business owners who are driving the economies of their respective cities.
These reports are produced in conjunction with city officials and contain detailed stats and other relevant data in order to provide an updated view of a city’s current economic outlook.
CITY REPORTS 2014/2015
With its intense focus on the industries that have the biggest impact on the South Florida region, EXECUTIVE South Florida magazine produces a series of exclusive Industry Reports. These detailed reports contain: An in-depth look at who the sector’s major players are, the trend and issues affecting daily business, and projections for the future.
These self-contained reports are included in the regular issues of EXECUTIVE; however, additional copies are published for distribution throughout the region. Industry sectors covered include:
Real Estate • Economic Development • Technology • Healthcare • Aviation
International Trade • Automotive • Biotechnology • Legal • Banking • Finance