Name:R. Donahue and Katrina Peebles
Company:The Peebles Corporation
What makes them haute:
As the CEO and chairman of the Coral Gables-based Peebles Corporation, R. Donahue “Don” Peebles is the owner of the largest African-American real estate development firm in the country. Peebles Corp. has teamed up with Mardi Gras Hotel and Casino and the JV, renaming themselves Mardi-Gras Inn Ltd. to develop a $2 billion hotel and resort development project in Las Vegas. His wife, Katrina serves on the board of directors of The Peebles Corporation and brings more than twenty years of experience in real estate.