Real Estate professionals, Interior Designers, business owners and homeowners can enjoy a lively discussion which will address the evolution of Wynwood from a tourist destination and nightlife spot, to a place to “live work, play and stay.”
Sandra Diaz-Velasco, Moderator
Featured in INDULGE’s 2019 Design & Real Estate Issue Principal Architect, EOLO Design
Director of Strategy and Innovation + Branch Leader, Avanti Way Realty (North Dade) 2019 Residential President of The Miami Association of REALTORS.
Journalist and Author of Disposable City: Miami’s future on the Shores of Climate Catastrophe
Vice President and Show Director, Home Show Management Corp.
Executive Director, Wynwood Business Improvement District (BID)
Wynwood BID Board Member
Founder, Coyo Taco and 1-800 Lucky
Founding Principal, Meshberg Group
Jeff Hesser is a landscape lighting designer, installer, and educator with over 18 years’ experience. He's well known for his passion and energy. A former contractor, Jeff has worked hands-on with hundreds of landscape professionals, helping them launch their landscape lighting businesses.
Jon Douglas Rainey is an international educator on home security and personal safety. Jon hosted his own home security show for the Discovery Channel called, ‘It Takes a Thief’ for 80 episodes, entertaining and educating millions of viewers worldwide on how to protect their families and themselves from being victims of a home invasion. Jon has collaborated with multiple law enforcement agencies over the past two decades in learning criminal statistics and the best ways to protect your loved ones and sharing this vital information with others. Jon has shared his security expertise as a guest on TV shows such as ‘Anderson Cooper Live,’ ‘The Morning Show,’ ‘Good Morning America, ’‘The Security Brief with Paul Viollis,’ ‘Evil Genius’ and many others. Helping people live safely is one of Jons true passions and his other is entertaining. After serving honorably in the United States Coast Guard, Jon worked for nearly a decade as a Private Detective in Philadelphia and moonlighted as the male lead in ‘Tony N Tina’s Wedding’ Dinner Theater. Jon moved to New York and continued working as an actor on many films including ‘The Wolf of Wallstreet’ and ‘The Irishman.’ Jon worked regularly on t.v. shows such as ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ ‘VEEP’ and ‘The Following.’ Jon continues doing what he loves, working in the entertainment business and educating families on home security as an Ambassador for Sanctuaries by FBS. Jon is also an Ambassador for Mission 22 and supports our troops abroad and at home.“