Female Factor

Four Local Businesswomen Share Their Best Career Advice

Four achievers on what they’ve learned about success, balance and identity.

07/19/2017 By Vicki Dean Photography by Alex Stafford

Talk

Meet Che Wise-Jarvis of Steri-Straw

The Steri-Straw inventor aims to change germy, old-fashioned straw dispensers.

12/28/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Biz Bites

Biz Bites: Phillippi Creek Oyster Bar

Fish favorites in a charming creekside location.

12/08/2016 By Hannah Wallace

You Do What?

Tony Brezel Breeds and Trains West German Shepherds

The dogs are bred from a line of champions and sold to dog lovers all over the world.

10/18/2016 By Ilene Denton

Biz Bites

You Can Find Authentic Philly Cheesesteaks in a Bradenton Strip Mall

Sandwich heaven at Bradenton’s South Philly Cheesesteak.

05/02/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Innovator

IndyCar Racer Blake Fuller Develops Rechargeable Battery System

Go Puck Power is a lightweight, portable way to charge phones and tablets on the go.

04/18/2016 By Michelle Baruchman

Biz Bites

Drago's Brings Cuban Flavors to Downtown Bradenton

Drago's is a great place to grab a quick cup of coffee or sit down with a killer hot-pressed Cuban.

03/14/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Newcomer

En-Vision America Opens Palmetto Office

David Raistrick and his En-Vision America open a local office.

03/14/2016 By Michelle Baruchman

Biz Makeover

A New College of Florida Grad Gets a Makeover

Stylist Jackie Rogers updates your entire professional look in Biz Makeover.

06/12/2015 Photography by Alex Stafford By Jackie Rogers

Article

Innovator: Heather Junqueira

A new nonprofit in Sarasota, BioScentK9, offers a new technique for screening cancer--using puppy noses.

06/12/2015 Photography by Alex Stafford By Chelsey Lucas

Article

What's I've Learned: Kerry Kirschner

Kerry Kirschner, head of Sarasota's Argus Foundation, gives his words of wisdom after three decades in civics and business.

03/31/2015 Photography by Alex Stafford By Kim Hackett

Article

Innovator: Erika Pope-Gusev

Biz(941) learns about Erika Pope-Gusev's Fort Magic, which appeared on an episode of Shark Tank and has won multiple awards.

08/28/2014 Photography by Alex Stafford By Chelsey Lucas

Article

Biz Makeover: Alison Bishop

01/01/2013 Photography by Alex Stafford By Jackie Rogers

Article

Innovator: Bob Dean

01/01/2013 By Beau Denton Photography by Alex Stafford

Article

Ask The Boss: Tricia Bolds

01/01/2013 By Molly McCartney Photography by Alex Stafford

Article

Ask The Boss: Lorry Eible

11/30/2012 By Molly McCartney Photography by Alex Stafford

Article

Biz Makeover: Jason Lancaster

11/30/2012 Photography by Alex Stafford By Jackie Rogers

Article

Ask The Boss: Brian Bochan

10/31/2012 By Molly McCartney Photography by Alex Stafford

Article

Biz Makeover: Kendra Newman

10/31/2012 Photography by Alex Stafford By Jackie Rogers

Article

Biz Makeover: Kendra Newman

10/31/2012 Photography by Alex Stafford By Jackie Rogers