Wes Roberts is a Sarasota native and local entrepreneur. He and his wife, Lisl Liang, have grown their publishing business from an original idea into what the Florida Magazine Association has named as the Best Magazine on Florida’s West Coast for four of the past five years.
Wes serves as the Executive Publisher and Vice President of SRQ Media Group. He directs the advertising sales development of SRQ’s portfolio of publications including its flagship monthly city-regional SRQ magazine, the annual visitors and newcomers guide SRQ ACCESS, LUX: Gulf Coast Luxury Homes and Living magazine and the company’s beloved daily enewspaper—SRQ DAILY
Roberts is currently a director on the Sarasota Film Festival Board and has also served on the board of the State College of Florida Foundation. He has an MFA from the FSU College of Motion Picture Arts Production. Mr. Roberts has had his own short films win awards in festivals as diversely located as Washington, D.C., Tampa, F.L., Prague, Czech Republic, Miami, FL, New Orleans, L.A. and others.