Haute 100 Miami Update: Pat Riley

Our Haute 100 list details the accomplishments of the most influential people in each of our markets—MiamiNew YorkLos Angeles, and San Francisco. These people continue to make moves, so rather than waiting for the next Haute 100 issue to come out, we thought we’d provide you with regular updates on those Haute 100 members who are making headlines. Miami Heat President Pat Riley is currently on our radar by landing Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and now LeBron James in free agency to build a potential championship team.

Pat Riley

Category: Thinkers

Company: Miami Heat

Industry: Basketball

Makes Him Haute: Now in his 12th year as president and head coach of the Miami Heat, Riley led the team to its first NBA championship in 2006. Riley’s NBA career spans 38 years as a player, assistant coach, head coach, administrator, and broadcaster, and he has produced seven NBA championships.

What Makes Him Haute Now: Pat Riley is back on familiar ground and with his extensive track record for success, he’s ready to lead the Miami Heat to a championship once again. Riley landed Cavaliers star LeBron James tonight. Now with James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and sound leadership from Riley, Miami has the league’s next dream team.