Family owned and operated MIC Food Company shares similarities with other thriving family businesses in Miami. Founded in 1987 by patriarch Alfredo Lardizabal Sr., MIC Food found a niche market and serves it well, creating jobs and opportunities. The second generation is an integral part of the management of this company which provides the food […]
Family businesses lie at the heart of South Florida’s economy. They’re built and nourished with the benefit of hard work, shared vision and traditions. At the same time, they possess a unique set of challenges: sibling rivalries, cross-generational misunderstandings and complex transition planning issues that can derail even the most successful of enterprises. The Family […]
With entrepreneurship as one of its strategic areas of focus, the College of Business Administration is happy to welcome Mercedes LaRue to the Eugenio Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center as the director of the center’s Family Business Forum.
For Francis Marincola, giving part of his business to four of his long-term employees is the path to success. The 72-year-old only needs to spend about 10 hours a week at his Delray Beach Italian restaurant, Caffe Luna Rosa. “I would rather have an excellent functioning restaurant and take half the profit, than a restaurant […]