Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Friday, September 18, 2020

40 Under 40

Andrew LoFaro | 24

Andrew LoFaro | 24

Current hometown: Fruitland Park. Occupation: Operations manager, St. Joseph Catholic Church. Business philosophy: My business philosophy is twofold: efficiency and empowerment; increasing efficiency among processes and empowering others to reach their highest potential go hand in hand and, in my…
Tiffany Henderson | 34

Tiffany Henderson | 34

Current hometown: Apopka. Occupation: Lead public information officer for Lake County commissioners. My first job: TV news reporter for WILX News 10, an NBC affiliate in Lansing, Michigan. Greatest career accomplishment: I had the incredible honor of interviewing Archbishop Desmond…
Tyler Brandeburg | 25

Tyler Brandeburg | 25

Current hometown: Leesburg. Occupation: Commercial risk advisor with Brown & Brown Insurance, Leesburg. My first job: I did summer labor at Electrical Services Inc. while in high school. Greatest career accomplishment: Being able to help clients navigate the insurance marketplace…
Chris McCain | 37

Chris McCain | 37

Current hometown: Minneola. Occupation: Owner of Dancin’ Ballroom, Leesburg. My first job: Mowing lawns to save money for my first car. Greatest career accomplishment: Continuing the legacy of the dance studio that has been in Lake County since 1984. We…
Joshua Olcott | 37

Joshua Olcott | 37

Current hometown: Lady Lake. Occupation: Owner/chiropractor at Olcott Chiropractic and Wellness Center, Lady Lake; co-owner/chiropractor at Greater Orlando Chiropractic and Wellness Center, Winter Garden. My first job: Vet tech. Greatest career accomplishment: Opening my initial location from scratch and then…
Alexandria (Ali) Bias | 32

Alexandria (Ali) Bias | 32

Current hometown: Mount Dora. Occupation: Owner and creative director at AP Design, Mount Dora. My first job: I was a lifeguard at my community pool when I was a teenager. Greatest career accomplishment: Abruptly switching careers a bit late in…
Anthony Ritter | 30

Anthony Ritter | 30

Current hometown: Leesburg. Occupation: Math and robotics teacher and robotics coach at Pinecrest Lakes Academy, Minneola. My first job: I worked at Cracker Barrel in Leesburg while I was in college. My first real job was teaching fourth grade at…
Ben Boylston | 38

Ben Boylston | 38

Current hometown: Clermont. Occupation: Attorney and owner of the Law Office of Ben Boylston, P.A. My first job: I worked as an intern at Graves and Spivey, P.A., in Tavares. Greatest career accomplishment: Being able to start my own firm…
Samantha Merritt | 38

Samantha Merritt | 38

Current hometown: Bushnell. Occupation: Realtor, Connie Mahan Real Estate Group. My first job: I worked as a waitress at the old Shoney’s in Wildwood when I was 16. Greatest career accomplishment: I was so proud to be named a multimillion-dollar…
Jessy Flinn | 35

Jessy Flinn | 35

Current hometown: Leesburg. Occupation: Chef, co-owner of Gourmet Today, Leesburg. My first job: I made subs at a sub shop. Greatest career accomplishment: Creating a family dynamic. I have 16 people on staff now, and we’re a giant family. Business…
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