The Prada/Armani-clad speaker grew up in San Diego, graduated Brown, earned an M.B.A. at Duke, worked ten years as a junior vice president at a firm in Chicago. After fifteen years in South Florida, she (or he) was, after developing a successful insurance agency, elected councilperson for one of Miami-Dade's three dozen or so incorporated communities. The denim-decked person listening grew up in Miami, was working in the dirt (landscaper, lawn-mowing service, tree cutting) since he was fourteen. He's now a parks manager for the same community and is standing before the commission (or council) in his... More >>>