’Cane Biz Summer 2022 Guide

This summer, find great things to buy, eat, see, and do while supporting businesses owned by fellow ’Canes – and get exclusive alumni discounts.
’Cane Biz Summer 2022 Guide
Beach Essentials

Beat the heat this summer with help from these’ Canes-owned businesses and products.

  • Explore new depths with Grove Scuba founded by Bill Lamp’l, J.D. ’04, and offering a full-service scuba diving training and retail facility. Alumni are welcome to receive a 10 percent discount.📍 Coral Gables, FL.
  • Sit back and relax with Knowable, by Ryan Duffy, B.A. ’08, an on-the-go audio learning app featuring 1000+ exclusive lessons on professional success, entrepreneurship, self-improvement, and more taught by the world’s best experts and leaders.📍 Available online.
  • Sharkbanz, by Nathan Garrison, B.A. ’09, is the global leader in shark deterrent technology enabling beachgoers, divers, ocean athletes, and fishing folk to reduce the risk of shark attacks using its patented magnetic technology.📍 Available online
  • Whip ’n Dip, created by the late George Giampetro, longtime director of admissions at the U, is a family-run ice cream shop serving the community proudly for over 37 years. Alumni can treat themselves to an additional 10 percent discount with an alumni card or ’Cane Card.📍 Coral Gables, FL

Get a glow that lasts all summer long with help from your fellow ’Canes.

  • Galt Dermatology, co-owned by Dr. Miguel Villacorta, B.S.E.E. ’04, offers medical services as well as personalized skincare and cosmetic treatments to give your skin a healthy glow that lasts all summer long.📍 Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • KSG Style is a wardrobe styling and personal shopping firm led by Miami-based style expert and digital influencer Kelly Saks Guerra, B.S.C. ’10. Featured on WE TV, Univision’s Despierta America, Deco Drive, and more, Saks Guerra offers her savvy styling skills to fellow alumni with an additional 10 percent discount on her services.📍 Available online
  • Featured on The Dr. Oz Show, CBS’s The Doctors, and Harper’s Bazaar, Skin Associates of South Florida, founded by Joely Kaufman Janette, M.D. ’97, offers state-of-the-art technology and products designed to help you achieve, maintain and enhance your healthy skin. Explore their Apothecary Shop by recommended regimen, brand, or product type.📍 Coral Gables, FL

Accomplish your health and wellness goals this summer with these ’Canes-owned businesses.

  • Clarity Fitness, founded by Abbey Griffith, B.S.I.E. ’18, is Georgia’s first body-positive gym offering body-positive personal training, classes, and a 10 percent alumni discount to fellow ’Canes. Clarity Fitness invites you to celebrate life through joyful movement in a space welcoming to people of all sizes.📍 Decatur, GA
  • Embodhied, created by Jennifer Schaefer, B.S. ’97, provides women with a nourishing community to help them achieve their highest, most personal goals. Overcome challenges related to unwanted weight, eating habits, and more so you can begin trusting yourself, cherishing your body, and living the inspired life you were meant to love. Alumni discount: 15 percent off with code "GOCANES".📍 Santa Monica, CA

Use this summer to create a home you’ll enjoy all year long.

  • Let Mr. Handyman, created by Janelle Thadhani, B.S.C. ’01, help you tackle your most ambitious home projects. Mr. Handyman offers reliable handyman and home repair services throughout Miami, Aventura, and Kendall.📍 Miami, FL
  • Update your family portraits with SnapHappy Photos from Ada Stevens, B.A. ’75, offering professional photographers and a 10 percent discount to alumni of the University of Miami.📍 Stallings, NC.
Pet Care

Leave your furry friends in good hands while you’re away this summer.

  • Longview Pet Sitting, from Joseph Bianca, M.B.A. ’06, is a professional pet sitting service that provides in-home care for pets. Services include daily dog walks, potty breaks, feeding, administration of medicine, brushing, and a pet taxi.📍 Longview, TX
  • Lucky Dog Pet Service by Bonnie Bloom, B.A. ’71, is a dog daycare and boarding facility offering open runs, holistic care, and a 10 percent discount to alumni.📍 Chicago, IL.
  • Miami Pet Concierge, by Nicole Brown Packin, B.S.C. ’96, is Miami's premier in-home pet care offering dog walking, pet sitting, cat care, and puppy training. Enjoy your free time knowing your pets are safe at home with people who will love them for life!📍 Coral Gables, FL.

There's more to ’Cane Biz

More than 800 businesses around the country are owned and operated by University of Miami alumni. Check out the ’Cane Biz directory to find ’Cane-owned businesses and alumni discounts near you. If you want to list your business in the directory, click here to tell us all about it.