Central Florida Lifestyle® Magazine is Orlando’s premier award-winning community magazine, directly mailed to affluent residents throughout Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties. Our color covers and key feature spreads spotlight local businesses, people and current events in the Central Florida community. Our upscale magazine covers health & wellness, dining, fashion, home and leisure, travel and much more. Every month Lifestyle® Magazine delivers unique content about your local community.
With 8 unique editions, Central Florida Lifestyle® Magazines deliver quality content about your lifestyle and local community. Our award winning photography, layout design and editorial writing showcases the people and places that make Central Florida a truly special place to live, work and play.
Meet Waylon Krush, owner of Lifestyles CFL, LLC. In 2022, he acquired Karst Media Group, a full-service advertising, public relations and publishing agency with over 50 years of business development, branding, marketing and publishing experience, including publishing Lifestyle® Publications for over 20 years. He continues this legacy to help Central Florida businesses create their brand presence and achieve their goals.
Waylon proudly served in the United States Army in various intelligence/security related technical and leadership roles throughout the world.
Kristi Gomen, honored with the 2023 West Orange County Chamber of Commerce George Bailey Award, boasts a 25-year career in advertising, marketing, PR, and publishing. With a Master’s in Communications from the University of Central Florida, she founded a successful media and PR firm. Co-establishing Lifestyle® Publications (CentralFloridaLifestyle.com), the venture rapidly expanded across twelve Central Florida cities, reaching over 100,000 households in two years. Impressed by this achievement, a larger publishing company from the Northeast acquired Lifestyle Publications Inc., granting Kristi the opportunity to refocus on the growth of her media and public relations business.
Above all her career successes, Kristi Gomen’s true priorities and greatest joys lie in her husband of almost 30 years and their three grown children.
Meet Alexis George, a driven and passionate Editor who has always dreamed of working in the magazine industry. Alexis earned her bachelor’s degree in Print-Digital Journalism with a minor in Business from the University of Central Florida and later went on to complete her Master’s in New Media Journalism from Full Sail University.
Since joining the team in 2021, she has enjoyed connecting with the community, identifying captivating stories, and sharing them with others. As her favorite author James Baldwin once said, “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” So, Alexis is excited to change, learn and grow alongside our wonderful Central Florida community!
Catie Moore is our Brand Strategist with a passion for helping companies develop compelling and effective marketing strategies. With her extensive experience in the publishing industry, including over a decade at Central Florida Lifestyle Magazine, she has a deep understanding of how to build strong brands that resonate with audiences. She thrives on the challenge of developing innovative solutions that drive business results.
Catie is always up for a good laugh and a new adventure, whether it is exploring local gems around town or planning her next family excursion. Let’s take on the world with creativity and a dash of fun!
Meet Sharon Lam our Director of Marketing/Proposals/Contracts. Sharon is a jill-of-all-trades having a career with experience in marketing, proposal management, web development, software documentation, information assurance and music education. She is highly organized and detail-oriented, and excels in creating processes and procedures that optimize operational flow. She is both a rule-follower and a rule-breaker, finding creative solutions to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
Sharon is passionate about traveling and discovering new cultures and hidden gems around the world with her husband. She loves trying out new cuisines and enjoys exploring the foodie scene in different cities.
Meet Danny Korentur, our Digital Marketing Manager. He graduated from UCF with a Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media and has been creating content since 2015 during his undergrad career. One of his passions is bringing ideas to life, and he has done that through photography, videography, graphic design and podcasting.
During his free time, Danny loves to watch history documentaries, is passionate about Florida Panthers hockey and UCF Football, and keeps his creative mind fresh with his podcast and photography!
Meet Riccardo “Ricc” D’Anconia, our Business Development Manager. He is a dynamic executive with a remarkable career spanning various industries, including motorsports, broadcasting, national and international business development, and media and public relations. With a strong background in the Communications, Entertainment, and Motorsports sectors, he has achieved great success through his expertise in new business development, strategic partnerships, sponsorships, motorsports marketing, and media and public relations.
Currently residing in Orlando, Florida, Ricc remains a respected figure in the motorsports, broadcasting, and media industries. His exceptional track record, diverse skill set, and unwavering dedication have solidified his position as a leader in his field.
Stephanie Valere, our Event Coordinator and Sales Sponsorship Representative, has in-depth knowledge and experience in creating successful and effective events. Her passion lies in the happiness and joy of all parties involved and thrives on being able to provide attendees with a memorable experience. Friendly and social, yet passionate and focused, she is determined to exceed all expectations.
In her free time her passion lies in motorsports. A true adrenaline junkie and gearhead, she paves the way in a male dominated industry, inspiring others to join and push their limits breaking all stereotypes.
We are always hiring talented persons to join our team. Check out the open positions below.
Do you know what’s happening in the Central Florida region? Have cool stories to share? Submit a writing sample along with your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Central Florida Lifestyles Magazine has internship opportunities available for journalism, marketing and business majors. Submit your cover letter and resume to email@example.com.