Vision: A spirited and productive relationship with key executives & entrepreneurs who multiply business opportunities and create “Win, Win” strategic partnerships & business synergies
Mission: “The Implementation Catalyst” inspiring, strategizing & connecting business professionals for long term and sustainable business growth.
Core Values: Core Values: Knowledge, Excellence, Leadership, Integrity
( K.E.L.I. )
Pete De La Torre “South Florida’s Business Development Partner” is a Bilingual Business Development & Leadership Specialist, Motivational Speaker and Award-Winning Business Talk Show Host. He attended Miami-Dade College and Florida International University in Miami. He is a graduate of the Hispanic Leadership Academy at The University of Chicago Booth Business School and has a Lean Six Sigma (Performance Improvement Method) Yellow Belt Certification.
Pete has served The South Florida Business Market for over 35 years in different capacities. representing key sectors such as: International Business, Economic Development, Financial Services, Corporate Training and Media. His key objective and purpose is to, Inform and Inspire his clients to experience significant success in their business while enhancing their lives.
Community involvement has and continues to be especially important for Mr. De La Torre. He has held key positions with several non-profit and business organizations in South Florida which include the following groups: Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation, American Heart Association, A Safe Haven for Newborns, Suniland Optimist, The International MBA Advisory Board of Florida International University, The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, Chamber South and an Executive Board Member with The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce.
Among his recent awards and recognitions, his talk show is proud to be the recipient of “The 2015 & 2016 SBA Small Business Media Advocate of the year” for South Florida and The State of Florida. This award is given by The Small Business Administration “SBA”, a nationwide government entity geared to promote and support small business all over the United States.
For our entire life, God has placed wonderful dreams in our hearts. Many of us have experienced some of these dreams, many have not. Why does this happen? It’s real simple, the dreams need fuel.
Dump the “Fake news” in your head! When things don’t go the way you want them to go or you get turned down, avoid believing you are not “Good enough”. Being rejected is part of life, it’s inevitable, it’s going to happen!
To say that The CoVid Pandemic has been a game changer, is a gross understatement! Everyone around the world has been forced out of their comfort zone especially the business world.
After a 7-month hiatus, The Pete De La Torre Show was re- launched on April 13th, 2021. The purpose remains as it has always been, to Inform, Educate and Inspire the viewer to take their business to the next level and enhance their lives.
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About the Show
The Pete De La Torre Show, a 30-minute program, takes an insightful look at the economic development & growth of entrepreneurship in South Florida, the U.S and around the world. The program includes other important topics of interest such as; Health & Wellness, Sports, Music and Corporate Social Responsibility. The show is created and hosted by Successful Entrepreneur and Longtime Award-Winning Business Talk Show Personality, Pete De La Torre, The Voice of Business in South Florida. He has broadcast over 1500 hours of programming, featuring 2000 guest interviews throughout his 11+ years on the air.
Pete, a nationally recognized talk show host, showcases cutting edge conversations with Business Thought Leaders, Executives, Coaches, Motivational Speakers, Community Influencers and Successful Entrepreneurs that share important insights & strategies that will inspire you to “MULTIPLY YOUR BUSINESS” and enhance your spiritual & personal life.
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"Programming for an all-business radio station has to be cutting edge, innovative and informative. It all begins with a firm foundation - and when I arrived in Miami in 2016 to manage 880 The Biz, we had a Great Foundation - mornings anchored by Pete De La Torre! Pete's show was the most popular part of the 880 The Biz broadcast and featured all the movers and shakers in South Florida Business."
"Pete, the 'Voice of Business in South Florida,' is hands down, the Pioneer of Business Talk in South Florida. He has interviewed the top names in business and government throughout his 11 years + as a talk show host. He has been and continues to be a champion for Tourism in Miami. I am grateful for our long running partnership and friendship. #PeteRocks."
“I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Pete De La Torre since 2014. One morning I just happened to tune into 880 The Biz and immediately felt connected and inspired to contact him at the station. Pete’s power-packed hour of information on everything small business gave me the confidence to execute my idea of starting my business, Checklist Events .
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His subject matter includes more than 30 years of successful business accomplishments and a personal journey full of twists & turns. Pete’s topics include: Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Business Development and Mental Toughness.
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Pete De La Torre was invited to speak to the attendees of the LAAIA’s monthly meetings on numerous occasions. Pete's presentations were very informative and covered many areas of interest to our members such as tools for increasing business, time management strategies, and developing and growing existing relationships, to name a few. Pete always delivered his message with enthusiasm and was always well prepared.
Your speech as our graduation keynote speaker, gave our graduates a great boost as they enter the workforce in their desired fields and it is truly inspirational to have your journey as an example of what they can truly achieve. We would like to give you our sincerest gratitude for your energetic words, as well as for taking the time to encourage our graduates during one of their most important moments in their lives.
are at the forefront of Pete’s role as an emcee and moderator.
in managing the flow of an event or panel discussion.
Pete’s unique blend of energy, clarity, and humor, makes any event very informative and enjoyable to all.
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“Pete De La Torre has freely given his time and special talents to Emcee our 5k Walk- “A Safe Haven for Newborns” fundraising event every year, since its inception 6 years ago. He is truly a gifted communicator and time manager keeping the program on schedule and the guests responding to the announcements and activities.We are so thankful for Pete’s support and his friendship.”
“I have had the opportunity to work with Pete De La Torre and see him in action as a professional and entertaining MC. He is dynamic, draws out, and engages audiences. Any organization that commissions his MC services will receive overwhelmingly great feedback for the fantastic job Pete does in facilitating different types of events.”
“Back in October of 2015, I hosted the first ever “Travel & Entertainment Expo” at The University of Miami Field House. This event attracted over 300 of the top professionals representing the travel, entertainment, and hospitality industry from around the world. The main feature of the gathering was a panel of 6 high ranking & respected industry leaders. Our moderator was Mr. Pete De La Torre, one of the very best and admired speakers in South Florida. He did a masterful job navigating the discussion addressing all the key issues and getting each panelist actively engaged during the presentation. He showed great charisma, knowledge and leadership during the entire event.
with over 35 years as a sales professional, consultant, advisor, and business strategist in several key industries.
He has worked with thousands of professionals and has been a catalyst in their growth & success.
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“Pete has an exceptional talent for bringing people together and building business opportunities. He has demonstrated the highest levels of integrity and ingenuity over our 20+ years of personal and professional interactions as entrepreneurs.”
"I first met Pete about 30 years ago when he began working in the financial services industry. It was my experience then as it is now, that Pete always provides solutions to help his clients achieve their goals. Besides being hard working, he is selfless, always giving to others so they can achieve their goals. That is what makes him special. After years of experience in sales and business consulting Pete has positioned himself as South Florida's leading business development partner. I have benefited from Pete's experience as a consultant and strategist, but also, I cherish the personal friendship we have developed over the years."