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Kendra Akers

A lifelong resident of Lake County, Kendra and her husband, Doug, have six children. She has been in the publishing industry since 1999, beginning her career as a marketing representative for a local newspaper. Since then, Kendra has worked at various publications and was able to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a magazine publisher and developing Akers Media Group. In her spare time she enjoys most sports and likes to spend her free time offshore fishing near Crystal River, Florida.
Bring it on home!

Bring it on home!

Top Realtors in Lake and Sumter are a driving force. Any homeowner knows the pitfalls of buying or selling a house. Fortunately, Lake and Sumter counties are loaded with a vast roster of hardworking Realtors who can help first-time buyers…
Does age matter?

Does age matter?

Yes, if you’re a young professional kicking butt in business. Age is a funny thing. It can sneak up on you quietly or it can fall on you like a ton of bricks. Think of the many expressions that apply…
A time for giving

A time for giving

Volunteering can extend from the holidays to all year long. During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s easy to overlook them: the bell ringer at the mall, the donors entering the blood bank, the collectors asking for…
Turning a new page

Turning a new page

Style celebrates a birthday this month. Back in 2003, when I was a sales representative for a local newspaper, I had lunch one afternoon at Ruby Tuesday. Upon entering the restaurant, I noticed a display rack full of magazines that…
The issue with something extra

The issue with something extra

Lake and Sumter produce talent in all walks of life. We live in extraordinary times. We also live in the extraordinary area of Lake and Sumter counties. Our ninth annual ExtraOrdinary issue highlights some remarkable homegrown talent: athletes such as…
The cream of the crop

The cream of the crop

Health care in Lake and Sumter counties remains excellent due to so many Top Docs. We are fortunate to live in an area where good health care is a priority. We have amazing hospitals, an incredible selection of doctors and…
The Hot! Issue

The Hot! Issue

There’s a lot of sizzling going on—and it’s not just the weather! I’m excited to give you our annual Hot! issue presenting the Best of the Best in Lake and Sumter counties. Our writers have been sweating over these stories,…
Collecting memories

Collecting memories

Our travel feature celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. My husband collects sport memorabilia, which we all get to enjoy. Many of us began collecting items as children. Some of these collections are vast and take up lots…
The Men of Style

The Men of Style

This month we focused on the Business Men of Style and the men who work to keep our communities powerful. Here’s another exciting issue of Style magazine as we feature the 2019 Business Men of Style. They look cool, have…
Women of Style

Women of Style

The biggest issue yet for Business Women of Style, a diverse group of energetic, intelligent women who make a difference whatever they do. You may notice that Style has a new look, but let me assure you, we’re still the…
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