850 — The Business Magazine of Northwest Florida - 850 Business Magazine June-July 2012

Clint Mizell, 33, Panama City

Works with clients in Bay, Jackson, Gulf and Walton counties to help them with their business banking needs. Born in Panama City, he has worked for SunTrust in offices across Northwest Florida, including Pensacola and Tallahassee. His community involvement is wide-ranging, he has a major interest in the region’s economic development and serves on the Bay County Economic Development Alliance.

Hugh Lochore, 38, Tallahassee

An entrepreneur running three businesses at once, with ideas for plenty more if he had the time. Known locally for the jumps and cross-country courses he developed for the Red Hills Horse Trials, he designs courses around the world. He also runs a business called Luna Pavilions, where he builds African thatch pavilions and wooden furniture that he sells. He is a developer, manages rental properties, is a consultant for a new equestrian drug to help injured horses — and will be in London this summer to help his brother, who is in charge of equestrian events at the summer Olympics.

David Tuyo, 33, Pensacola

started with Pen Air Federal Credit Union in 2009 as the chief financial officer, a position he used to help boost employee benefits — including wellness/sports programs that help with fitness and team building. He helped develop a think tank to promote innovation within Pen Air and the local community and established a foundation within the credit union to coordinate fundraising. In his spare time he is working on a doctoral degree.

Terrie Glover Ard, 38, Tallahassee

Was promoted to a vice president post at Moore Consulting Group at the age of 29 — and now she is senior vice president of the firm. She leads a team of 20 who provide counsel for clients such as Ford Motor Company, Eli Lilly, Anheuser Busch and Workforce Florida. She was instrumental in the development and launch of the company’s pro bono outreach programs, which began in 2010.

Farron Cousins, 29, Gulf Breeze

A member of MENSA, has gained prominence through his work as a magazine editor, a radio producer and a blogger. Time.com put him on its list of 2011’s Top 25 blogs, and he gained national attention for his writings about the 2010 oil spill.

2012 Legislature was a big win for business

When the Florida Legislature adjourned, a collective sigh could be heard from business interests across the state. Despite lawmakers’ obsession with cutting state spending, they managed to pass a host of bills to benefit business — and hopefully give a little boost to the state’s economic recovery.