Personalities

Chef Brad Kilgore

Chef Brad Kilgore

Critically acclaimed chef and five time James Beard Award Semifinalist, Brad has continued to grow his culinary empire through the creation of Kilgore Culinary.

Representing several concepts including Alter, Kaido, Ember, and Brava at the Adrienne Arsht Center, Brad was named Best New Chef in America by Food & Wine Magazine and Alter was named a Diners Discovery from San Pellegrino “The World’s 50 Best”.

Christian Acosta

Christian Acosta

American-born Colombian singer known for his singles “Tonta” and “Dame De Beber.” He’s also worked as a TV host and he has a YouTube channel with more than 410,000 subscribers.

David Grutman

David Grutman

David Grutman is responsible for several of the most successful and world-renowned brands Miami has to offer. In 2018, Grutman formed Groot Hospitality bringing all of his distinct trademark hospitality ventures under one umbrella. Groot Hospitality’s portfolio currently includes LIV, Story, Komodo, OTL, Planta South Beach, as well as Swan and Bar Bevy.

His ‘buzz’ style tactics, larger than life personality and natural ability to steal the spotlight have catapulted him into continued success and fame. With new projects on the horizon, Groot Hospitality’s footprint is ever expanding.

Dr. Matt Cooper

“The Enzyme Doctor”

A licensed digestive health specialist and trained enzyme therapist from the Food Enzyme Institute, Dr. Cooper—better known as Dr. Enzyme—has helped countless people restore their gastrointestinal health. By optimizing digestion through extensive diagnostic studies, he helps patients lose weight and eliminate or prevent symptoms like stomach pain, reflux, heartburn, irritable bowel, bloating, sleep disorders, anxiety, fatigue, fibromyalgia, and more. He also offers lymphatic drainage, chiropractic and physical therapy services, and an intense detoxification program.

Jessica Goldman Srebnick

This Wonder Woman of real estate hails from an entrepreneurial family that’s helped emerging neighborhoods transform through art and commerce over 50 years. She shows that family businesses aren’t unchanging or stodgy, they can be major agents of change.

From Wynwood to Wall Street, Jessica Goldman Srebnick, CEO of Goldman Properties, combines visionary thinking, an ethic of hard work, and surprise input from artists like Banksy to create vibrant communities in an ever-changing real estate landscape.

Mike Gardner

Gardner has been a powerhouse in Miami’s nightlife and entertainment scene for over 15 years and is the marketing mogul popularly known for promoting “The World’s Greatest Party” at LIV on Sundays. Since establishing HMG, Gardner has branched into many other lifestyle brands and areas including producing the Overtown Music & Arts Festival, one of the fastest growing cultural events in Miami.

Through the combination of stellar service, superstar celebrities, athletes, trendsetters and tastemakers HMG designs and produces exciting high profile one-of-a kind events.