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Andrew P. Corty
Andy is president & publisher of Florida Trend, the respected statewide magazine that is widely read by business executives, government officials, and civic trend-setters. As publisher, Andy is responsible for Trend's monthly content, for the company's annual specialty titles, for all business operations, and for Trend's widening array of digital offerings.
Andy joined the Times Publishing organization in 1978 as assistant to the publisher and was an early leader at Florida Trend after the Times acquired the title from its founder in 1980. He left the Times in the mid-eighties for a five-year stint at The Washington Post, returning in 1989 as the marketing director for the St. Petersburg Times. For 15 years he acted as vice chairman of Congressional Quarterly, a subsidiary of the Times until it was sold in 2009.
In addition to leading Florida Trend, Andy oversees two other Times affiliates – the Beacon-Leader-Bee group of weeklies in central Pinellas and a service directory known as the Senior Living Guide. He sits on the board of directors for Times Publishing where he serves as vice president and corporate secretary. He serves as a trustee of The Poynter Institute, the not-for-profit school that owns the Times.
Andy received his bachelor's degree from Harvard College where he majored in economics, and his M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Andy is active in the community. A graduate of Leadership St. Petersburg and Leadership Florida, he serves on the board of trustees and executive committee of the Salvador Dali Museum and on the board of Enterprise Florida, among other activities. He and his wife, the former Betty Wallace, reside in St. Petersburg with their two sons.