RECOGNIZING 40 REGIONAL BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL LEADERS WHO HAVE ACHIEVED SUCCESS BEFORE THE AGE OF 40

Michiana Forty under 40 shines the spotlight on 40 of the region's most talented and dedicated young executives, professionals and leaders who demonstrate career success and community engagement, all before the age of 40. The 2019 class will see its 500th honoree and more! 2019 marks the program's 13th year. This program is an annual collaborative effort between the South Bend Regional Chamber, Young Professionals Network South Bend as well as other partners and chambers in the Michiana region.

Nominations are closed for the 2019 class. 

 


RECIPIENTS ARE SELECTED BASED ON
THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA

  • Initiative and dedication in pursuing their career
  • Proven success and achievement in their job/career
  • Investment in and service to others through their involvement in civic, charitable and/or religious organizations
  • Passion for their community, giving back because of that passion
  • Under the age of 40 on May 23, 2019
  • Live and work in Michiana (LaPorte, St. Joseph, Elkhart, Starke & Marshall counties in Indiana; and Cass & Berrien counties in Michigan)
  • Lived in the Michiana region (LaPorte, St. Joseph, Elkhart, Starke & Marshall counties in Indiana; and Cass & Berrien counties in Michigan) for a minimum of two years
  • Nominees may be eligible in these and other industry sectors: education, health care, business/professional, social services/not-for-profit, government/public service, financial services, attorney
  

CONGRATULATIONS 2019 FORTY UNDER 40 CLASS

Megan Applegate
Applegate & Company, CPAs

Matthew Bennett
Schneider Clinic

Joel Boehner
IN*SOURCE (Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs, Inc.)

George Bonin
Trutility

Janee Carlile
Bradley Company

Krista Cox
Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP

Lela Crawford
Rooted Sparrow

Jennifer Deranek
Indiana University South Bend

Mark Doerries
University of Notre Dame

Meggan Fink
Kem Krest

Amber Grundy
Camp Fire River Bend

Melanie Hackett
South Bend Community School Corporation

 Iris Hammel
RISE Regional Innovation and Startup Education

 Kristine Jennings
Beacon Health SystemMemorial Hospital

 Eric Jensen
Ancon Construction

Ryan Jessen
United Federal Credit Union

Jaren Kilian
Clay Fire Territory

Patrick Lee
Kruggel Lawton CPAs

Jonathan Leist
Town of Culver

Aaron Leniski
Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation

Lucas Miles
Miles Media, Inc.

Wes Molyneaux
Elkhart Community Schools

Cherri Peate
City of South Bend

Nick Pittman
Trine University

Kimberly Reeves
Beacon Health SystemCommunity Impact

Sarah Rice
Ivy Tech Community College

Adam Riggenbach
Tyler's Carstar Collision Center

Angie Rupchock-Schafer
Marshall County Community Foundation

Amber Ruszkowski
Ivy Tech Community College

Matthew Schramm
Warrick & Boyn, LLP

Brian Snell
Valley Screen Process Co., Inc

 Dionna Topps
Whirlpool Corporation

Alexander Uryga
Michigan City Area Schools,Michigan City High School

Amy Varga
Centier Bank 

Nathan Vogel
Inovateus Solar LLC

Cory White
Realty Group Resources

Elizabeth Willkom
Nuner Fine Arts Academy, South Bend Schools

Jordan Willsey
ITR Concession Company, LLC

Leslie Yates
Crowe LLP

Jeremiah Zartman
University of Notre Dame

 

LUNCHEON

The 2019 Michiana Forty under 40 class will be honored at a Recognition Luncheon, sponsored by Allied Physicians of Michiana, on May 23, 2019, at the Northern Indiana Event Center, Elkhart, Ind. In addition to all honorees receiving their award and recognition, Andrew Wiand, the South Bend Regional Chamber's 2019 Outstanding Young Business Leader and former Michiana Forty under 40 recipient, will deliver a brief keynote. Andrew is also the executive director of enFocus.

  

DETAILS

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Noon - 1:30 PM
Northern Indiana Event Center | 21565 Executive Parkway | Elkhart, IN 46514
Cost: $40 per person | $310 table of 8

*48-hour notice for cancellations to receive refund.

 

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions, contact Briana Stiner at 574.400.4010.

 

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