Champions of Diversity

Meet the 2016 Unity Award Winners

Meet our 2016 champions of diversity.

01/11/2016 By Susan Burns and Anu Varma

Neighborhood Guide

Neighborhood Guide: Lakewood Ranch

There are many reasons to love Lakewood Ranch—even if you don’t live there.

01/06/2016 Edited by Ilene Denton

Movers & Shakers

People to Watch 2015

Biz(941)'s People to Watch lists the newest up-and-comers and movers-and-shakers in Sarasota-Manatee.

10/30/2015 By Susan Burns Photography by Barbara Banks

The Givers

Greater Good Awards 2015

Sarasota is a remarkably giving region. See who's making waves in philanthropy with Biz(941)'s inaugural Greater Good Awards.

09/04/2015 By Susan Burns


The 2015 Platinum 100

Our 100 top shops in Sarasota-Manatee.

07/31/2015 By Heather Dunhill and Carol Tisch

Field Guide

How to Succeed in Business

Female execs share the secrets of their success.

06/15/2015 Photography by Barbara Banks By Kim Hackett


Innovator: Pat McDonald

Director of Data Science Pat McDonald tells Biz(941) about New College of Florida's first Masters program.

02/03/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


Biz Rules: Educate Your Employees About ACA Now

Small businesses: Educate your employees about the Affordable Care Act now by watching how the big companies handle the new legislation in 2015.

02/03/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


Five Questions: Peter Diamandis

Peter Diamandis fills us in on entrepreneurship.

02/03/2015 By Susan Burns


Biz Bites: Café in the Park

Café in the Park is a picnic in downtown Sarasota.

02/03/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


You Invented What?

Innovators and their inventions turn luctrative business.

02/03/2015 By David Ball



Looking for inspiration for that next big venture? Top execs reveal some of their game-changing moments in "Aha!"

02/03/2015 By Lori Johnston


The Whimsy Business

Marietta Lee has invested millions in a fanciful museum that’s brought a feel-good vibe to the North Trail.

02/03/2015 By Tony D'Souza



Though he keeps a low local profile, Manatee's Jeff Berry represents some of the biggest names in Major League Baseball.

02/03/2015 By Hannah Wallace


Tourism Beat: Checking In

How will downtown Sarasota's new hotels impact the market?

02/03/2015 By Cooper Levey-Baker


HR Corner: Improve Your Hiring Etiquette

Conducting a good job interview is essential to finding good employees, advises Pat Mathews.

02/03/2015 By Chelsey Lucas


Financial Intelligence: A Tax Valentine

How to make your accountant love you, and save money, too.

02/03/2015 By Lori Johnston


Off the Clock: Stephen Fancher, Piano Man

Financial adviser Stephen Fancher stays in tune.

02/03/2015 By Ilene Denton


The List: Falling Short

Average annual wages in Sarasota and U.S., 2013.

02/02/2015 By Susan Burns

Best Restaurants

Sarasota's Best Restaurants

Our panel of judges picks out Sarasota's top 20 best restaurants.

01/29/2015 By Marsha Fottler