Tampa Bay’s 10 Leading Men 2011: Joe Jimenez

November 26, 2013 | South Tampa Magazine | Categories: 10 Leading Men, Editorial, People | Tags: Joe Jimenez, The Club at Treasure Island

Joe Jimenez

General Manager, Treasure Island Yacht Club


What he’s wearing: suit by Armani Collection; shirt by Hugo Boss; belt and shoes by Ferragamo; pocket square by SFAMC

Favorite spot to relax at the yacht club: The pool pavilion with family and friends or at a member’s yacht watching a sunset

The coolest yacht club I’ve ever visited was: Besides The Club at TI, the St Tropez Yacht Club south of France

Top 3 songs on your iPod: “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” by Elton John, “Georgia on my mind” by Michael Buble and “Empire State of Mind” by Alicia Keys & Jay Z

Bay area’s best-kept secret: Downtown St Petersburg. Great energy and vibe with so much to do and see

Most ridiculous fashion purchase: All of the leisure suits and super-wide bell bottoms (oh… the 70’s)

Always in my fridge: Water and yogurt

Guilty pleasure: 90-minute massage whenever I get the opportunity

New Year’s resolution: I will try it again next year, get in shape and eat healthy

Most unusual item in your home: A guitar sent to me by the King of Rock and Roll for my birthday

My hero: The greatest of all time…my mother Luisa and Mohammad Ali

Greatest extravagance: Private chartered vacations with the family

Pet peeve: Loud people on their cell phones

I’d travel 5,000 miles to see: The pyramids in Egypt with my daughter Alessandra (we had to reschedule)

Ideal Saturday night: Family dinner at The Club with friends followed by some live music

Favorite clothing designer: Brioni

What inspires me: My family and close friends that continue to do the right thing for so many worthwhile causes

Dream Vacation: Anywhere warm on a private yacht (good chef a must) with my wife Angie and our daughters, Angelica and Alessandra

Finish this sentence: I love Tampa Bay because… there is so much to do and enjoy.

Last meal on Earth: Anything at the Coppola Estates in Napa prepared by their culinary team

If I had a super power: (what would it be?) Time travel

Ultimate vacation: The 22-day (just enough) Around the World Private Jet Tour by Virtuoso