Name:

Tom Gonzales

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TG Investments, The World Port Group, Commerce One, Inc.

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What makes them haute:

Prior to relocating to Florida, Tom Gonzales made significant contributions to businesses within key markets that include technology, agriculture, land development, yachting, and the hospitality industries. As Founder and CEO of Commerce One, Inc., Gonzales was responsible for the company’s exponential growth that would eventually lead to one of the most successful IPO’s in NASDAQ history with a market cap peak of $21 billion. Building upon his success at Commerce One, he formed The World Port Group, a real estate holding company that would go on to assemble one of the largest holdings of commercial real-estate on Las Vegas Blvd. Gonzales currently manages his current business & philanthropic pursuits through his holding company TG Investments.