850 — The Business Magazine of Northwest Florida - 850 Business Magazine April-May 2012

Think Globally, Bead Locally

After traveling the world to supply their Havana shop, Wanderings, Tony Lombardo and Terri Paul came up with an idea to help their own community. Meet Team Unity. Think Globally, Bead Locally Havana’s Team Unity creates jobs by creating jewelry…

Git Along Little Doggie

Few people know or appreciate that agriculture is Florida’s second major industry — and that cattle ranching is a significant component of the equation. Florida, in fact, is the birthplace of this country’s cattle industry. The state ranks 11th in…

Work or Play

For American workers, vacations can be few and far between. Is that good for them — or your business? The No-Vacation Nation Working hard for the money By Angela Howard The alarm clock sounds. You get up, get showered, get…

Regional Econimic Development in Northwest Florida

Jim Hizer talks about Pensacola's push for job creation and strengthening economic partnerships with the military. Jim Hizer Jim Hizer, CCE, CEcD, joined the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce as president/CEO in August 2010. He is responsible for the…

Survive and Thrive

Internationally-known modeling coach Marsha Doll muses on life and her work with aspiring models. Model Businesswoman Marsha Doll, Tallahassee Marsha Doll Models/Promogirl.com by Rosanne Dunkelberger With a spiky blonde ’do, short skirt, sky-high heels, blinged-out jewelry and energy to spare,…