Breezin' Magazine announces the 40 Under 40 Finalists

Breezin’ Magazine is proud to announce its second issue that will launch on October 24, 2018. The entrepreneurial issue will feature a ‘Behind the Hustle’ look and view on event entertainment, entrepreneurship, and Tampa Bay business professionals. The magazine’s most anticipated article highlights this year’s ’40 Under 40’ 2018 list, which recognizes young entrepreneurs, artists, and innovators, that have been proactive in the Tampa Bay Area. Finding those young business professionals did take some time to curate, however, the results are in and here is the official list of finalists that will be featured in Breezin’ Magazine’s 40 Under 40:

Gracie Stemmer, President at Startup Tampa Bay

Ryan Clarke, Co-founder of SiteReady

Ray Robson, Chessmaster

Caleb Maddix, Author

Ricky Watts, Artist

Katherine O’Donniley, Attorney at Trenam

Yulner Diaz, Artist

Karla Mastracchio, Director of Engagement

Ryan Conigliaro, Co-founder of Salt Block Hospitality

Andrew Machota, Co-Founder of New Town Connections

Ryan Sullivan, CEO of Truhair

Ferdian Jap, Event Coordinator for Big City Events

Bianca Burrows, Artist

Steven Fage, Founder of Five Nines

Nathan Schwagler, Co-Director of Dali Museum

Farukh Tareen, President of Outfront Marketing Consultants

Mara Glazer, Business Coach

Kyle Taylor, CEO of

Akemi Fisher, Amazon Queen

Anthony Alayon, Creator of the Fat Extinction Program

Tom Bell, Co-founder of ViralStyle

Carley Ochs, Founder and CEO Bourbon and Boweties

Anna Coats, Founder and Editor of Marry Me Tampa Bay

Christina Campbell, Creator of The Mommy Spot

Tom Raad, Co-owner Lair Services

Laura Beverlin, Founder of Style Adventures

Dr. Jacqueline Darna,  CEO of No MO Nausea

Joshua Wyatt, Owner of South Tampa Dentistry

Jen McDonald, Vice President at Merchant Insurance Solutions

Jeffrey Dervech, Founder of Dervech Real Estate, Inc.

Bobby Soroory, Acquisitions at Convergent Capital Partners LLC

Lauren Davenport, Founder and CEO of The Symphony Agency

Jeff Musgrave, Broker at the Musgrave Group

Nataliya Grygoryeva, President of Araliya Valuation Consulting

Joel Medgebow, Founder of Medgebow Law

Taylor Precourt, Co-Owner/CEO of Loving Life Today Inc.

Todd Reid, Vice President of Finance and Administration at a Tampa-based Private Equity Portfolio company

Kelly Flannery, CEO of South Tampa Chamber of Commerce

Karla Dettlaff, Vice President of the Dettlaff Family Foundation

Dan Henry, Internet Marketer/Entrepreneur

David Anderson and Lanfranco Pescante, Business Partners of Nocturnal Group

Julieanna Goddard aka YesJulz, Founder of 1 AM Vibes

Editor-in-Chief Dana Blickensderfer and the entire staff of Breezin’ Magazine, including publisher Hugo D. Aviles and contributing editor Jordan French, would like to thank every person that submitted a nomination to the 40 Under 40 Official 2018 List. Volume two of Breezin’ Magazine will launch October 24, 2018. Stay tuned to get your copy! For more information visit To read last year’s digital publication, click here


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Dana Blickensderfer


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