Off the Clock

Off the Clock: Attorney Rob McLain Practices Japanese Jiu Jitsu

He's a lawyer warrior.

04/10/2017 By Ilene Denton

Rolling in Dough

Firenza Wants to Be the Chipotle of Pizza

A Sarasota entrepreneur takes a slice of a growing $46 billion pizza market.

03/03/2017 By David Hackett

Wherever Flour Flies

Meet Panera Bread's Head Baker Tom Gumpel

Gumpel is responsible for "wherever flour flies."

02/17/2017 By Ilene Denton

Career Path

From Disney Performer to Special Assistant to the President at Ringling College

Follow Jamie Coffey's unique career path.

02/06/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Talk

From Software Designer to Catering Company Owner

Lance Thompson, owner of the Sarasota Catering Company, started his career in banking software.

12/22/2016

You Do What?

Meet the Couple Behind Kombucha 221 BC

Aneta and Eric Lundquist brew, bottle and sell seven flavors of kombucha.

12/13/2016 By Ilene Denton

Talk

Five Questions for Allen Carlson

Talking with the regional director, UF Innovation Station Sarasota County

12/05/2016 By Kathy Walker Van Citters

The CEO

Meet Chris Brown, the Deal Addict

After building up a portfolio of prime Sarasota properties, Chris Brown keeps looking for the next investment.

11/30/2016 By David Hackett Photography by Salvatore Brancifort

O, Christmas Tree

The Holidays are Big Business for Lux-Art Silks

The holiday season makes up 70 percent of the company's annual retail sales.

11/22/2016 By Susan Burns Photography by Barbara Banks

Milk and Money

Karen and Jerry Dakin Have Built a Diverse Agri-Empire at Dakin Dairy

Dakin Dairy has taken family farming to a multidimensional agricultural operation.

10/26/2016 By Anu Varma

What I’ve learned

What I've Learned: ABC-7 Reporter Linda Carson

This ABC-7 reporter started her journalism career in the ’60s.

10/24/2016 By Kim Hackett

Greater Good Awards

Meet Our 2016 Greater Good Awards Winners

Announcing our champions of corporate giving.

10/17/2016 By Susan Burns, Ilene Denton, and Sylvia Whitman Photography by Salvatore Brancifort

Unity Awards

2017 Unity Awards

Nominate the people and companies who champion diversity in our community.

10/07/2016 By 941CEO Staff

The Inside Outsider

Can Carlos Beruff Play the Business Card to Win Marco Rubio’s U.S. Senate Seat?

Manatee County homebuilder Carlos Beruff has a rags-to-riches story and powerful friends. Are they enough to win Marco Rubio's U.S. Senate seat?

08/16/2016 By Tony D'Souza

You Do What?

Charlotte Osterman Designs Prints for Top Clothing Designers

Sarasota's Charlotte Osterman designs prints for designers like Diane von Furstenburg, Rachel Roy and more.

04/27/2016 By Ilene Denton

What I've Learned

Allen Carlson Shares His Biggest Career Lessons

The former Sun Hydraulics CEO shares the advice he's learned over his career.

04/25/2016 By Kim Hackett

Handcrafted Success

JMX Brands CEO Jim Miller Shares His Strategy for Success

Jim Miller's fast-growing JMX Brands uses technology to sell Amish furniture.

04/22/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Evan Sigmund

The CEO

Ramesh Bulusu Takes Charge at Sarasota-Based MyUs

Ramesh Bulusu tackled big data and customer service to make Sarasota’s MyUS the world’s largest exporter of consumer packages.

03/15/2016 By David Ball Photography by Salvatore Brancifort

Inspiration

John Saputo Shares What Inspires Him

John Saputo, owner and president of Gold Coast Eagle Distributing, shares what keeps him motivated.

03/14/2016 By Susan Burns

Newcomer

En-Vision America Opens Palmetto Office

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

03/14/2016 By Michelle Baruchman