Living Legends

BETTY CASTOR

Former state senator, Florida Education commissioner, usf president, Tampa

Castor was the first woman elected to the Florida Cabinet and the first woman president pro tempore of the Florida Senate. She served three terms in the state Senate and became Commissioner of Education in 1986. In 1994, she became president of the University of South Florida. During her tenure as president, USF gained the “Research I” designation and its endowment tripled to more than $200 million.

She won the Democratic nomination in her bid for a U.S. Senate seat in 2004 but lost to Republican candidate Mel Martinez. Her daughter Kathy Castor is a U.S. representative.

James Andrews

Andrews Institute

Adrienne Arsht

Adrienne Arsht Center Foundation

C. David Brown II

Broad and Cassel

Jeb Bush

Foundation for Excellence in Education

Betty Castor

Former USF President

Paul J. DiMare

DiMare Fresh

Matt Drudge

Drudge Report

Andres Duany

DPZ Partners

Peter M. Dunbar

Dean Mead

Edward Easton

Easton Group

Gloria Estefan

Estefan Enterprises

Emilio Estefan

Estefan Enterprises

Charles Fabrikant

SEACOR Holding

T. Willard Fair

URBAN LEAGUE OF GREATER MIAMI

Richard Gonzmart

Columbia Restaurant Group

F. PHILIP HANDY

Winter Park Capital

Adolfo Henriques

Related Group

Paul Hsu

HSU Educational Foundation

Marian Johnson

Florida Chamber Political Institute

Richard Kessler

Kessler Collection

Bill Koch

Oxbow Carbon

Paul Leone

Breakers Palm Beach

Mel Martinez

JPMorgan Chase & Co

Madeline Mellinger

Glades Crop Care

Carlos Migoya

Jackson Health System

Greg Norman

Greg Norman Co.

Win Phillips

University of Florida

Jim Pugh

Epoch Properties

Peggy Quince

FLORIDA SUPREME COURT

Lee Sandler

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg

Lee Brian Schrager

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits

Liz Smith

Bloomin' Brands

Eugene E. Stearns

Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson

Quint Studer

Studer Family of Companies

Norman Van Aken

Chef, Author & Teacher

Sylvia Walbolt

Carlton Fields

Wendy Walker

LEADERSHIP FLORIDA

Yann Weymouth

Yann Weymouth

ZACHARIAH P. ZACHARIAH

Fort Lauderdale Heart Institute

Jordan Zimmerman

Zimmerman Advertising