Local Knowledge

From local folks

Restaurants, Bars & Things to Do

Austin Hiday

Personal Stylist, Nordstrom

Jessica Thompson

Program Manager, Monsour Executive Wellness Center at USF Health

Rod Martinez

Author of Middle-Grade and Young Adult Mystery Novels

Ernesta Chicklowski

Music Educator, Owner of The Studio of South Tampa

Rashae Doyle

Physician Assistant – Aesthetics Specialist, Castellano Cosmetic Surgery Center

Lance Ponton

Commercial Real Estate

Jacqui Colina

Account Coordinator, Social Forces

Ally Lamb

Event Planner, The Social Revelry

Brett Markowitz

Director of Operations, Tampa Rejuvenation

James Ramos

Owner, Ramos Design Build & RE/MAX Bay to Bay

C. Todd Marks

Managing Attorney, Westchase Law & Title

Chris Barbosa

Band musician and music teacher at Rockstar Music Academy

Brian Wexler

Vice President Local Division, Television Advertising Bureau

Shannon Sorbara

Owner, Hair Solutions of Tampa

Nicole Blake

Owner of Amazing Lash Studio

Heeda McAuley


Clarissa Gerlach Purk

Digital Content Coordinator, Moffitt Cancer Center

Grymes Cannon

Business Development, Lacroux Streeb/LogIQ Supply

Hannah Kurial

Billing Intern, DLA Piper

Derek Alvarez

Attorney at Genders, Alvarez, Diecidue Attorneys at Law

Catherine Ansel

Owner, Couture Designer Resale Boutique

Ken Stoltenberg

Director, Mercury Advisors

Domingo Quintero III

Realtor, Keller Williams Realty

John Marazzi

Co-Owner/Managing Partner, Brandon Honda

Brandon Wright

Owner, Cigar City DJs, stay-at-home dad

Brian Killingsworth

Chief Marketing Officer, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Ian Beckles

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer, Co-Host of The Ron and Ian Show on 620 WDAE

Sarah Burke

Attorney for Butler, Weihmuller, Katz and Craig, LLP

Ashley Young

Occupational Therapist, Tampa Kids Therapy

Gabby Soriano

Marketing Director, Hyde Park Village

Bella Twins

WWE Superstars

Saloni Patel

Coach and Trainer/Owner, Onicx and The Bod

Michael Hayes

Owner, Process Medical Sales

Dr. Joseph Castellano

Cosmetic Surgeon, Castellano Cosmetic Surgery Center

Mandy Valenti

Works at CBRE, a commercial real estate firm that specializes in multi-family debt and equity finance

Alex Antonakos

Real Estate Professional, Antonakos Luxury Group – Pineywoods Realty LLC

John Holton

Vice President of Client Services, Rita Technology Services

Vincent Jackson

Tampa Bay Buccaneer

Dr. Michael McIlwain


Dr. Kenneth Pages


Jeff Borysiewicz

President, Corona Cigar Company & Davidoff Tampa

Dhvanit Patel

President/CEO, Onicx

Christy Quinlan

Partnership Manager, Skinade

Eric R. Polins

Senior Brand Strategist/Partner, HCP Associates, Inc.

Dr. Hilary Dalton

Dentist, Dalton Dental

Harry B. Lee III

Works for family-owned Sea Wall Company