Episode 47

47. Film Florida Executive Director John Lux

John Lux got his start in Florida working for Walt Disney World, but after leaving the mouse’s house, he was drawn to a career in film production. Since becoming involved with Film Florida, Lux progressed from volunteer to treasurer before being named the...

Episode 46

46. Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg

When Eric Eikenberg graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, he had little idea who Stoneman Douglas was, or that he would be walking in her boot-prints as an activist championing the Florida Everglades. Eikenberg began his position as the CEO of the...

Episode 45

45. Universal Orlando PR Director Alyson Lundell

From top to bottom, the state of Florida is filled with distinctly ‘Floridian’ features, yet in one corner of Orlando it’s possible to experience the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of London. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter has been one of Universal...

Episode 44

44. Orlando Sentinel Columnist Scott Maxwell

A transplant from tar-heel country, Scott Maxwell has spent the better part of the last two decades reporting for the Orlando Sentinel as the Taking Names columnist. In his 20 years of reporting, Maxwell has seen it all – describing the Florida political...

Episode 43

43. Former Hillsborough County Judge Ashley Moody

Growing up in Plant City during the 1980’s, Ashley Moody’s life was surrounded by family, faith, community, and the town’s singular McDonald’s restaurant. Who would have guessed that in 2006, the woman with a Master’s in Accounting from the University of Florida would...

Episode 42

42. State Representative Sean Shaw

Some kids grow up wanting to be an astronaut or a firefighter, but as Sean Shaw grew up in Tallahassee, his vision of the future was shaped by his after-school hang out spot: the Florida Supreme Court. After integrating the Jacksonville bar association,...