People

PAGING Dr. MOM

Heather Williams, MD, insists on her role to socially improve the community that surrounds her. And it’s through this goal that she has become an inspiration to career and family-oriented men and women who are just as grateful for life’s opportunities as she is — and as eager to balance it all!

Key Players

Meet the people who are shaping the future of the communities they live in while inspiring everyone they meet along the way. Though their stories are all different and their backgrounds, histories, hopes and dreams vary, the one thing each has in common is a passion for what they do and their ability to see past themselves for the benefit of others. In the following pages, you’ll meet this issue’s Key Players and get a brief glimpse into their lives. If you happen to run into one of them during your daily routine, take a moment to salute them. They’ve earned it.

Key Biscayne Magazine’s MOMS of the YEAR 2010

We scoured the neighborhood to discover some of Key Biscayne’s most dynamic moms. Although their backgrounds and life experiences differ, they have one thing in common: an unfaltering dedication to their families, friends and community. So join us as we tip our hat toward these world-class moms who masterfully balance every aspect of their lives with finesse and love.

Art Sight

Silvia Karman Cubina and her team at Bass Museum of Art are making sure the next generation of creativity has all the tools they need to take their imaginations to the next level.

Key Players

Meet the people who are shaping the future of the communities they live in while inspiring everyone they meet along the way. Though their stories are all different and their backgrounds, histories, hopes and dreams vary, the one thing each has in common is a passion for what they do and their ability to see past themselves for the benefit of others. In the following pages, you’ll meet this issue’s Key Players and get a brief glimpse into their lives. If you happen to run into one of them during your daily routine, take a moment to salute them. They’ve earned it.

Worldly Duo

For the Marturets, two very different lives filled with travel and exceptional experiences lead them to one another — and eventually Key Biscayne. And neither of them would have it any other way.

KEY BISCAYNE’S 2010 MOST BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

From hundreds of reader-submitted and Facebook nominations to the selections of an independent panel of beauty experts and our editorial board picks, we hope you agree that this year’s finalists all represent want makes the residents of Key Biscayne truly beautiful — from the inside out.

Guiding Light

For 20 years, Sheila Cruse fostered the growth of St. Agnes Academy, creating a community of loving teachers and nurtured students. As she moves toward the next chapter in her life, she leaves with only optimism for the school’s future.

A Fashion Fairytale

She’s styled some of stardom’s brightest stars, and although fashion may not have necessarily transformed Irma Martinez’s proverbial pumpkin into a carriage, it has certainly changed her life. As Founder and Creative Director of Trendy, Inc., this Key Biscayner’s life is not only fulfilled, it’s fabulous!

Key Players

Meet the people who are shaping the future of the communities they live in while inspiring everyone they meet along the way. Though their stories are all different and their backgrounds, histories, hopes and dreams vary, the one thing each has in common is a passion for what they do and their ability to see past themselves for the benefit of others. In the following pages, you’ll meet this issue’s Key Players and get a brief glimpse into their lives. If you happen to run into one of them during your daily routine, take a moment to salute them. They’ve earned it.

Kids First

Amy Erwin of Teach For America is working to shape generations to come with education, passion and love. And she’s doing it one child at a time.

Design Vision

COMPAC The Surfaces Company combines natural beauty with modern science to create gorgeous surfaces perfect for just about any space.

Haute@Home

Meet 5 hot Miami designers who have what it takes to create stunning spaces from the ground up, or transform an existing home into a spectacular showpiece.

Humble Hero

For Michele Estevez, life is all about balance. For a self-proclaimed island girl, she is very involved both in Key Biscayne and abroad and does anything and everything to help and inspire others.

Key Couples

We scoured Key Biscayne to find couples that take the power of two to a whole new level. Their total devotion to one another is both inspirational and beautiful, and their responses to our questions will make you laugh, cry and fall in love all over again.

Key Players

Meet the people who are shaping the future of the communities they live in while inspiring everyone they meet along the way. Though their stories are all different and their backgrounds, histories, hopes and dreams vary, the one thing each has in common is a passion for what they do and their ability to see past themselves for the benefit of others. In the following pages, you’ll meet this issue’s Key Players and get a brief glimpse into their lives. If you happen to run into one of them during your daily routine, take a moment to salute them. They’ve earned it.

Dog’s Best Friend

The Animal Kingdom has a powerful advocate in Key Biscayner Alicia Aballi, founder of Born Free Shelter, an organization dedicated to helping abandoned dogs in South Florida find new homes.

Get Pumped!

Forget about the New Year’s resolutions. It’s spring! Take your life to the next level by incorporating some serious lifestyle changes this season by combining fitness with wellness and nutrition along with the expert advice from the fitness professionals you are about to meet. Go ahead, get inspired!

Dream Catcher

Key Biscayne resident Nancy Shalhub recounts how her father, George, has inspired her throughout her life to be the best she can be — while encouraging others to do the same.

Striking Power

At 20 years old, Caroline Wozniacki found herself in the top spot of the Women’s Tennis Association, leading a list that features the sport’s most powerful women. With the Sony Ericsson Open fast approaching, Wozniacki is eager to keep her shining star status on the purple court.

Abundant Health

The Orthopaedic Institute at Mercy Hospital is at the forefront of the latest treatments and techniques for improving quality of life in their patients with a lengthy list of services that can treat everything from complex joint replacement to simple strains and sprains.

Key Players

Meet the people who are shaping the future of the communities they live in while inspiring everyone they meet along the way. Though their stories are all different and their backgrounds, histories, hopes and dreams vary, the one thing each has in common is a passion for what they do and their ability to see past themselves for the benefit of others. In the following pages, you’ll meet this issue’s Key Players and get a brief glimpse into their lives. If you happen to run into one of them during your daily routine, take a moment to salute them. They’ve earned it.

Child’s Play

For Key Biscayner Jacqueline Gross-Kellogg, getting involved is just part of life. Helping the next generation live life to the fullest is her ultimate goal — and she does it one activity and leadership role at a time.

Key Biscayne Magazine’ s A toast to Mom 2011

We scoured the neighborhood to discover some of Key Biscayne’s most dynamic moms. Although their backgrounds and life experiences differ, they have one thing in common: An unfaltering dedication to their families, friends and community. So join us as we tip our hat toward these world-class moms who masterfully balance every aspect of their lives with finesse and love.

Key Players

Meet the people who are shaping the future of the communities they live in while inspiring everyone they meet along the way. Though their stories are all different and their backgrounds, histories, hopes and dreams vary, the one thing each has in common is a passion for what they do and their ability to see past themselves for the benefit of others. In the following pages, you’ll meet this issue’s Key Players and get a brief glimpse into their lives. If you happen to run into one of them during your daily routine, take a moment to salute them. They’ve earned it.

Of Fathers & Sons

They say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, and in the case of the 3 father-son teams you’re about to meet, the old adage couldn’t be more true. From past to present, see how old and new generations have inspired one another over the years. Whatever their futures hold, one thing’s certain: They look forward to experiencing it together.

Compassionate Traveler

Andrea Hera has traveled to the far corners of the globe to help the less fortunate, one cause at a time.

Key Players

Meet the people who are shaping the future of the communities they live in while inspiring everyone they meet along the way. Though their stories are all different and their backgrounds, histories, hopes and dreams vary, the one thing each has in common is a passion for what they do and their ability to see past themselves for the benefit of others. In the following pages, you’ll meet this issue’s Key Players and get a brief glimpse into their lives. If you happen to run into one of them during your daily routine, take a moment to salute them. They’ve earned it.

KEY BISCAYNE’S 2011 MOST BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

From hundreds of reader-submitted and Facebook nominations to the selections of an independent panel of beauty experts and our editorial board picks, we hope you agree that this year’s finalists all represent want makes the residents of Key Biscayne truly beautiful — from the inside out.

Aesthetically Pleasing

Meet the professional beauty makers ready to take your look to the next level — from head to toe — right here in The Magic City.

Come Together

For longtime Key Biscayne resident Michelle Barnett, giving back to her community is second nature, no matter how many obstacles life throws her way.

Life Cycle

A long-term resident of Key Biscayne, RPM Indoor Cycling’s Mauricio Gomez is just the type of athletic advocate our village so desperately needs.

Special Delivery

The beating heart of a blossoming movement, marvel at a day in the life of Jamarah Amani, a mother, midwife, activist and educator who is literally delivering the future one baby at a time.

Sole Sister

A key member of our world-famous Miami City Ballet, Lauren Fadeley gives us a prize peek behind the curtain of a dancer’s day-to-day.

Key Players

Meet the people who are shaping the future of the communities they live in while inspiring everyone they meet along the way. Though their stories are all different and their backgrounds, histories, hopes and dreams vary, the one thing each has in common is a passion for what they do and their ability to see past themselves for the benefit of others. In the following pages, you’ll meet this issue’s Key Players and get a brief glimpse into their lives. If you happen to run into one of them during your daily routine, take a moment to salute them. They’ve earned it.

Peace & Bliss

Nery Quintela is a true hero who shares her powers of understanding and kindness with everyone she meets.

Space Makers

Get ready to meet a few professionals who are ready to help you create the home of your dreams with stunning spaces sure to transform your house into a functional showpiece that will make you the envy of your friends, your family and the entire neighborhood — one room at a time!

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Powerhouses 2022

From forever homes to real estate investments and vacation properties, let Key Biscayne’s finest real estate pros guide you in the right direction with expert insights and the best listings on the market.

Flying Spur

At the top of the short list of cars that exude rolling luxury is the Bentley Flying Spur. For the ultimate experience, select the Mulliner option.