Mark Patiky’s aviation background spans four decades including writing and editing for more than a dozen international and U.S. aviation publications as well as Fortune, Forbes, ForbesBusinessAviation.com and Business Aviation Voice on Forbes.com. He has written a book on investing in Star Wars technology and currently owns and flies his own airplane, which he uses extensively for business.
Fort Wayne, Indiana is a great place to live, but traveling anywhere from Fort Wayne can be problematic. That was Barry LaBov’s dilemma when he opened the doors of his small marketing
communications firm, LaBov Advertising, Marketing and Training, in 1980.
East Hampton, New York, located on the southern tip of Long Island, is a two- to three-hour drive to the New York-area airports. That didn’t deter Andrew Sabin, chairman of Sabin Metal Corporation, the largest privately owned precious-metal refiner and recycler in the U.S., from establishing the head office of his 70-year old company in this small village. “I came out here as a quality of life decision,” says Sabin.