Featured ’Cane Biz

Stories featuring businesses owned or operated by UM alumni. Browse alumni businesses by industry or alphabetical listing for businesses near you and discover alumni discounts.

- Multiple Locations -
Valerie Lopez, B.S.C. '14
Take your travel photography to the next level.

- multiple locations -
Luis Solis, B.S.B.A. ’11
Alumnus Luis Solis brings the flavors of his native Dominican Republic stateside.

- Little Havana -
Carolina Quijano, A.B. '07
Step into Little Havana for a look inside Miami's first craft chocolate factory.

- Brickell -
Alfonso Maraver, M.B.A. '18 and Matt Wigler, M.B.A. '18
Become a member for discounted access to top-rated dining and leisure in the city.

Buttercream Cupcakes and Coffee

- Coral Gables -
Kristine E. Graulich, B.B.A. ‘01
Stop by this Coral Gables coffee and dessert shop today for a fresh gourmet treat.

Joe’s Old School Pizza

- Coral Gables -
Laurence Feingold, Esq, B.B.A. ‘57
Try this New York Style pizza plus more italian favorites at the new Coral Gables location.

Joanna’s Marketplace

- Miami -
John Lederman, M.B.A. ‘08
This local favorite is one of South Florida's leading caterers, and offers fresh, delicious fare. 5% alumni discount.


- online store -
Sakine Gulec, B.B.A. ‘12
Browse this jewelry line, handcrafted to perfection and known for its delicacy and simplicity. 25% alumni discount.


- multiple locations -
Casey Hoban, B.B.A. ‘88 
Get your daily boost with this protein-infused low calorie drink, available in 7-eleven stores in South Florida or across 30 states.

The Dog From Ipanema

- South Miami -
Jarbas Godoy, A.B. '91
Find everything for your pooch from food, treats and toys to grooming services. 25% alumni discount.

Hirni's Wayside Garden Florist

- Pinecrest -
Ted Lee Tate, B.B.A. ’74, M.P.A. ’98
Order beautifully designed flower arrangements from a wide selection of flowers, plants and gift baskets for all occasions.

Marine Biology Camp, Inc.

- Miami Beach/Key Biscayne -
Gerard Loisel, B.S. '76
Marine Biology Camp offers kids ages 8-14 an enriching 5-day summer camp in Miami Beach and Key Biscayne.

Paradise Springs Winery

- Fairfax County, VA-
Kirk Wiles, B.B.A. '04
Now featuring a new wine called 'Swagger,' Paradise Springs is the closest winery to Washington, D.C. and the first in Fairfax County.