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Manuel Vidal

Creatively adapting to individual client needs

Manuel Vidal founded Premium Finance Group to address the gap high-net-worth individuals were experiencing in large insurance policy funding. In a conversation with Invest:Insights, he...
Craig Armstrong
The need for creative thinking
Craig Armstrong, the managing partner of the Miami Office for Hancock Askew & Co. LLP, understands the need for creative thinking when handling different clients’...
David Dweck
Helping to navigate a red-hot real estate market
Real estate in South Florida continues to break records and become increasingly competitive. David Dweck, BROWARD-MIAMI president of the Miami...
Jeffrey Engle
The need for strong cybersecurity continues to grow
Cybersecurity has quickly become a top priority for companies, and promoting awareness within working teams about potential threats is essential....
Michael Cabanas
Remaining successful in a changing economy
With decades of experience in the financial industry, Michael Cabanas, regional managing director of Fiduciary Trust Company International, understands that...
Miami Roundtable
Opportunity abounds for US-Mexico business relations
Miami has long been considered the gateway to Latin America, especially from a business perspective. Invest:Insights spoke with a roundtable...
Liliam Lopez
Addressing Members’ Needs Through Innovation and Creativity
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4GUbFHxlwQ   As one of the largest and most influential chambers of commerce in Florida, creativity and innovation have been...
Bank Leumi is committed to being targeted in its approach
While there was no exact blueprint to handle the challenges stemming from pandemic, there were many different solutions. For Jeff...
David Armstrong
Committed to shaping tomorrow’s leaders
Higher education institutions were called upon to rise above the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Based in Miami-Dade, St....
Jeff Bartel
Understanding the current state of the commercial real estate market
Hamptons Group is an alternative investment and advisory firm headquartered in Miami with offices in New York. In an interview...
Jeff Bartel
Understanding the current state of the commercial real estate market
https://youtu.be/la5KSXdTDAo   Hamptons Group is an alternative investment and advisory firm headquartered in Miami with offices in New York. In...
Eddie-Seymour
Addressing transportation and infrastructure is key in guiding South Florida’s growth
https://youtu.be/Co3hNrTYDww   South Florida’s construction sector is on the cusp of a major transformation. Fueled by demand and technological innovation,...
Doug Bartel
Florida Blue contends with the pandemic challenges
Throughout the pandemic, Florida Blue, a solution maker and healthcare leader, took steps to provide easy access and coverage for...
Brian Sudduth
Redeveloping older buildings to meet new demand
Construction activity in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area has picked up since the initial COVID-induced jolt to the sector. Rising...
Jackie Soffer
Retail resilience in a challenging environment
Brick and mortar retail business operators have had an extremely challenging 2020 to say the least, so remaining resilient to...
Dr. Maria Cristina Regueiro
Florida National University tackles pandemic driven challenges
For Florida National University adapting the nursing curriculum has been difficult during the pandemic when nurses have to spend time...
H. William ‘Bill’ Perry
Retaining a strong company culture even when faced with crisis
After four consecutive years as being ranked as one of Florida Trend's 'Best Companies to Work For' Gunster has maintained...
George "Bud" Scholl
OneBlood adjusts operations during the pandemic
OneBlood, operator of Florida blood donation centers, much like other companies in the healthcare sector, had to adjust operations due...
Dr. Dipen Parekh
Resilience has taught us that you can’t predict but you can prepare
The University of Miami Health System went from seeing 200 telehealth appointments a month to 2000 a day. Telehealth has...
Michael Chavies
For businesses, the fallout from the pandemic is not over yet
Given the disruption created by the coronavirus, businesses and professionals should prepare to see corporate restructuring and bankruptcies. The storm...
Jaffus Hardrick
Florida Memorial University is keen on innovation and fighting inequality
Like many other educational institutions, Florida Memorial University, South Florida's only Historically Black College, is adjusting to the disruption created...
James Davidson
Guiding clients to success in any economic cycle
Financial planning is important in all economic cycles. In South Florida, The Coral Gables Trust Company has been able to...
Israel Velasco
Banking in the age of COVID-19 means adaptation and resilience
In 2007 it was a financial crisis but this time around it is a health crisis that has influenced the...
Vince Carrodeguas
Teamwork and telehealth are crucial for South Florida’s healthcare sector
For more than 50 years Banyan Health Systems has been meeting the healthcare needs of South Florida residents. Teamwork has...
Tony Coleys
During challenging times Truist Cares is uniting communities through its philanthropic support
Truist, an American bank holding company, created Truist Cares to provide philanthropic support to its communities by distributing funds to...
Michael Finney
Beacon Council guides Miami-Dade’s business community through recovery efforts
Months into the pandemic, Miami-Dade's hospitality and services industry has reeled back due to the strong blows dealt by the...
Rishi Kapoor
South Florida’s reputation will help weather the storm for commercial real estate
Thanks to South Florida's reputation and favorable tax structure commercial real estate will weather the storm caused by the coronavirus...
Andy Marino
Truli for Health rolls out new healthcare platform in South Florida and Orlando
The coronavirus pandemic has taught the nation many lessons, mainly that health and affordability go hand and in hand. While...
Joanne Li
Florida International University faces coronavirus-related challenges head-on
To help minimize the impact of the coronavirus on the local community, Florida International University tapped into its global roots...
David Schwartz
Combating those individuals who are finding opportunity in other people’s struggles
While most people and organizations have stepped up to try and help their communities through this difficult period of time,...
Meredith Tucker
Economic recovery is rooted in a strong entrepreneurial community
Smart business practices are not always innate in every business owner or leader, but thankfully there are a lot of...
Raul Moas
Great journalism & strong entrepreneurial community are of the utmost importance during this crisis
During times of crisis, the emphasis on being able to circulate the most current news and happenings is heightened ten-fold....
Jose Cueto
Forward thinking gave this bank an advantage in processing PPP loan applications
Since the passage of the CARES Act, banks around the nation have been inundated with PPP loan applications. Jose Cueto,...
Michael Finney
Miami-Dade is working to protect business in the COVID crisis
As COVID-19 began to rapidly spread throughout the country, the severity of the economic impact it would have was quickly...
Francis Suarez
Patient zero leads the way in Miami
By now most people have come to terms with the impact that COVID-19 is having on the community, but those...

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