7 Questions with Armando Ibanez

1 How did your automotive career get started?  I came into it as a means to an end. In order to put myself through school, I worked and soon ran a small restaurant where I learned the “ins and outs” in hopes of opening my own someday. I was studying accounting and I saw an ad

Cindy Crawford: Becoming

Photography by World Red Eye Ageless supermodel Cindy Crawford turns 50 next year, and her early birthday present to herself is a new book entitled “Becoming.” the book features life lessons and chronicles moments and pictures from her career. Lifestyle sat down with crawford at 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach to find out where

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7 Questions with Ike Seamans

1 How did your journalism career get started?  It was in the Army. I was a young second lieutenant infantry officer in Germany and somehow wound up being assigned as a public affairs officer for a major command in Stuttgart that was of interest to American TV networks and publications. I had no experience or training

7 Questions with Ellen Book

1 How did your library career get started? In my teens, I had a part-time job as a shelver at the Hollywood Branch Library. I felt so at home. The combination of organization, research, creativity and helping the public hands-on was a perfect fit. When I left for college, I knew that librarianship was my future. 

7 Questions for Alberto M. Carvalho

Alberto M. Carvalho, superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, answers our seven questions. 1 You are superintendent of the nation’s fourth-largest school district. What makes Miami-Dade County Public Schools different from other large school districts? Miami-Dade County is a unique sociocultural environment that absorbs new residents from Europe, the Caribbean, Central and South America and all

7 Questions for Calixto Garcia-Velez

Calixto Garcia-Velez, executive vice president and regional executive of FirstBank Florida, answers our seven questions. 1. How did your banking career get started?    By accident! When I graduated from my MBA, I wasn’t quite sure what I wanted to do in the business world. A bank was interviewing on campus, so I went to

A Salute to SFC Mullings

What happens when you serve in the military, holding positions that include combat jobs, administration, drill sergeant and recruiter? You form a squad of your own at home. That’s what SFC Christopher Mullings did. He and his wife, Donna, have seven children whose ages range from 17 to 32. His oldest son, Christopher Jr., who

Jill Naidus: Live to Give

  From her breast cancer awareness license plate to her collection of over 30 race medals and plaques, it’s safe to say that Jill Naidus is a philanthropic Parkland “it” mom. “My name is Charity. I do charity work,” says Jill Naidus, without hesitation, as we sit around her kitchen table.   Known as the