Hospitality Spotlight: Joessy Torres

With over 15 years of experience, Joessy Torres is a true leader and veteran in the world of hospitality. Seeking a fresh start, she relocated from Brooklyn, New York to Miami, Florida in 2008 with a background in code enforcement. Thanks to a serendipitous encounter, Torres would soon take on an entry-level role with table-top designer and manufacturer Front of the House® Worldwide, gradually working her way up to become a product ...

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Alejandro Galindez: Giving the Gift of Fun

As a child, Alejandro Galindez discovered the profound joy of making others smile and extending a helping hand. Simple acts like helping his parents with household chores, opening the door for a stranger, or sharing his lunch on pizza day with a hungry classmate (despite it being his favorite!) all left a lasting impact on him. This early affinity for bringing happiness to people's lives instilled a sense of purpose in young ...

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Icons of Miami: Aileen Guillen

When it comes to finance, Aileen Guillen and The Tax Team are a one-stop shop. Originally from Miami, Guillen’s journey began with a degree in finance from St. Thomas University, setting the foundation for a promising career. She started as a personal banker at JP Morgan Chase, an experience that provided her with valuable knowledge of the financial world. Her role involved assisting clients with their banking needs and helping them ...

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Icons of Miami: Simone Mayer

Simone Mayer is a passionate designer and entrepreneur. Her inspiring journey and her latest venture, Sanctuary MIMO, shed light on her commitment to creating impactful, innovative spaces and fostering a strong sense of community. Mayer grew up in a design and manufacturing family. However, her true passion for creative work took shape after she completed her MBA at Columbia University and gained valuable experience working with prestigious names like Coach and ...

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