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Ep. 48 – David Verdugo – Co-Founder of Broski Ciderworks LLC

David Verdugo / Broski Ciderworks LLC

This week we meet David Verdugo of Broski Ciderworks LLC in Miami, who tells us how his university pastime grew into a business venture with his brother, and offers some sound advice for startups.

Stacey Cohen / Mosaic Luxe Interiors

Stacey Cohen, Founder and Principal Designer of Mosaic Luxe Interiors gained national design recognition on HGTV Design Star. Cohen received her degree in Interior Architecture from Parsons, The New School of Design in New York. Additional studies and degrees in Journalism from Columbia College Chicago and Architecture from University of Illinois, empowers Cohen her 360 approach to create personalized spaces that embody stories unique to her clients. read more…

Debra Tendrich / Eat Better Live Better

Debra Tendrich is the Founder and CEO of a non-profit organization called Eat Better Live Better (EBLB). The mission of Eat Better Live Better is to combat and control childhood obesity by creating nutritional programs that create permanent change within families and communities. Debra was obese as a child and became an obese adult. Weighing almost 200 pounds and only standing only 5’1, Debra was diagnosed with high cholesterol and decided to make a shift into a healthy lifestyle. read more…

Dennis Rodriguez / DenRods Auto

Dennis Rodriguez was born in Nicaragua in the midst of a civil war. To prevent him from being recruited into combat, his parents sent him to America alone at 13 years old where he had to learn English in school and learn to provide for himself. Upon graduation, he had offers from Ivy League schools read more…

Lynn Aronberg / Lynn Aronberg Public Relations

PR maven, Lynn Aronberg, is a former Miami Dolphins Cheerleader who now acts as a spokesperson for the Palm Beach art, culture and business communities, representing many talented entrepreneurs. Lynn’s highly publicized divorce from a Florida State Attorney gained her worldwide recognition as the first “Trump Divorcee.” read more…

Casey Cochran & Stephen Kaiser / Fit Food Fresh

Casey Cochran and Stephen Kaiser, founders of Fit Food Fresh, couldn’t have predicted they’d be running the highest rated meal plan in Florida when they started just 5 years ago. With no experience in the health, fitness, or nutrition industries, they dove head first into solving the problems they saw in the meal plan industry; creating a service that was truly “by members, for members”.  read more…

Danielle Rosse / Oceans234

This statuesque and charming entrepreneur, is a dedicated working mother and a fiercely keen leader focused in continually seeking to perfect the art of hospitality for her guests. Rosse was just 22 and recently widowed when she first opened Oceans 234 in 2001. Starting as Director of operations she transformed what was once a sleepy oceanfront diner into the alluring waterfront dining escape that Oceans 234 is recognized as today. read more…

Aimee Tarte / Lady and the Mug

Aimee Tarte was born and raised in South Florida. She has a bachelor’s degree in Education from Florida Atlantic University, and a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She taught middle school for five years before becoming an entrepreneur and creating Lady and the Mug specialty coffee shop read more…

Heather Monahan / Boss in Heels

Heather Monahan is a best-selling author, keynote speaker with the Harry Walker Agency, entrepreneur and founder of Boss In Heels.  Having successfully climbed the corporate ladder for nearly 20 years, Heather Monahan is one of the few women to break the glass ceiling and claim her spot in the C-suite.  read more…

Kevin Kravitz / Stretch Zone

Kevin was born in Cleveland, Ohio with his twin brother. He participated and excelled in basketball, wrestling, and cross country running in high school, and attended the Ohio State University majoring in Business Administration and Marketing.

After graduation, he made the decision to pick up his talents and bring them to South Florida to join his brother and escape the cold. read more…

Joe Cardenas / Aquaco Farms

Cardenas is CEO of AQUACO, a privately funded startup that is currently building a commercial aquaculture facility to grow out Florida Pompano and bring land-based recirculating technology to the forefront of the industry.  read more…

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