Jimmy Dean is the former publisher of SARASOTA and GULFSHORE LIFE Magazines and has lived in and helped chronicle this area of the Gulf coast for more than 35 years. Born and raised in North Carolina, he began coming to Florida regularly as a child, eventually relocating here at age 27 following “one hell of a good run” in broadcasting. He and his wife, Paige, have four energetic teenagers. When an attempt at retirement failed (Paige couldn’t handle FIVE children around the house), Jimmy purchased HARBOR STYLE in partnership with the SUN newspapers in 2007.
Liz Green is a graduate of Rollins College with a degree in English. Her love of words, storytelling and people eventually led her to HARBOR STYLE after nine years in Orlando. Well, that and the fact that her husband-to-be lived here. Liz is an active member of the Charlotte County Young Professionals and serves on the board of the Fred Lang Foundation. Her hobbies include reading, explaining the proper use of “it’s” and “its” to her co-workers and spending time with the men in her life; her son Jackson. husband Jason and their newest addition, Brendan.
Paige Dean has lived in Southwest Florida for nearly 22 years and has a strong background in customer relations, management and technology. She holds an Economics degree from University of Virginia and an MBA in International Business and Marketing from Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management. She is the mother to four extremely active children, and, oh yeah, she’s married to that Jimmy Dean guy.
Scott Spear is a graduate of The Ringling College of Art and Design and an award winning creative director with more than 20 years of agency and publishing experience here in Southwest Florida at firms such as Clarke Advertising and Stephen A. Smith & Associates. His portfolio includes the redesign of the ever-present BEALL’S logo as well as the logo for the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce. Scott and his 17 year-old daughter currently reside in Sarasota.
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HARBOR STYLE Magazine (ISSN 1938-6303) is published monthly by Sun Coast Magazine Group, LLC, Jimmy Dean, Managing Partner and Publisher. P.O. Box 511656, Punta Gorda, FL 33951. For advertising, subscription or editorial questions, please call (941) 205-2410 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org