T. Jay Higgins
Sun-Fire Nurseries, Sarasota, Fla.
Founded company in 2005 and substantially grew the business in a challenging economy; Community involvement includes helping educate and provide nursery tours to local 4-H, Future Farmers of America, school groups and Master Gardeners.
At the top of his menu: Pizza. In his spare time: Fantasy football, attending sporting events and golf.
What''s on his nightstand: Nothing. ""But I do have books read to me every night by my 8- and 5-year-old sons. Lately it has been the Magic Treehouse books. Jack and Annie have some really great adventures.""