Miami's Most Wanted Bachelors
BY HENRY QUINTERO
PHOTOGRAPHS BY NAVID
PRODUCED BY JOSE ORTIZ
Engaging and positive, Ben Moss was born in Panama but raised in Miami after his dad’s US ambassadorship there ended. “My parents wanted to live in a multicultural, East Coast city with good weather, so Miami was a natural choice.” Ben works as a managing broker and principal of The Campins Company, a boutique luxury real estate firm he operates with ex-wife Katrina Campins. He prefers athletic, playful, hardworking women with natural beauty and a soft side.
Turn-ons: Spirituality and a sense of humor
Hobbies: Live music, fitness, hanging with my dogs
The world would be better without: Poker on ESPN. It’s not a sport!
Worst trait in people: Insecurity. Also greed.
BURTON WILKINS III
Outgoing, energetic and sultry, Burton Wilkins III was born and raised in Ocean City, New Jersey, and came to Miami to earn a bachelor’s in hospitality. A nightlife enthusiast, he currently occupies his time as the entertainment and event coordinator at Coco de Ville, a South Beach outpost of the LA celebrity hot spot in the lobby of the Gansevoort. Burton describes his ideal woman as tall, dark-haired, intelligent and, above all, confident. “I can’t stand a woman filled with insecurities.”
Hobbies: Surfing, cooking, reading and socializing
Home is: The Waverly
People might not realize: I am extremely nerdy.
On what occasion do you lie? When I’m hung over and swear to never drink again
Honest, affectionate and a bit of a comedian, Dan Scala is a native of Fort Lauderdale and a sucker for dark hair, pretty eyes and a nice pair of legs. This FSU grad—now the director of operations for Merchant Services LTD—says the perfect girl “is effortlessly sexy, enjoys my sense of humor, and most importantly, is a fan of The Office.” He loves good oldies, loathes self-centered people, looks to his mom to keep him in check, and confesses he’s afraid of baby lizards. (“Everything else is a distant second.”)
Home is: Marina Blue and CJ’s Crab Shack
The world would be better without: Florida Gator fans
Celebrity crush: Evangeline Lilly
Three words that describe you: Gym, tan, laundry
Favorite means of conspicuous consumption: Toilet paper with aloe vera
and vitamin E
Adventurous and thoughtful, Craig Dell was born in Hollywood, resides on Brickell Avenue and loves living in Miami: “I have no desire to live anywhere else.” This sexy attorney roamed Madrid for nine months mastering Spanish before coming home to South Florida to attend St. Thomas University’s School of Law. He playfully admits he’s single because it works for him at the moment, but he’s open to meeting an “educated, easygoing woman who’s thoughtful, athletic and passionate.” Craig keeps a full schedule, earning a Master of Laws in taxation at UM and serving as chair of Business Buddies, the young-professionals arm of Best Buddies.
Turn-ons: Motivation, energy, dedication
Turn-off: A sense of entitlement
Hobbies: Travel, running, collecting books
Celebrity crush: Maria Bartiromo
Best trait in a woman: A terrific mind