RECOGNIZING 40 REGIONAL young people aCHIEVing 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 2020 class marks the program's 14th year. This program is an annual collaborative effort between the South Bend Regional Chamber, Young Professionals Network South Bend as well as other partners, including presenting sponsors Community Foundation of Elkhart County, First State Bank and Gates Automotive Group, and chambers in the Michiana region. Nomination deadline is March 27, 2020.

 

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 29, 2020
  • 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

 

Helpful Tips & Recommendations (Please Read)

  • To be considered for the recognition, an individual needs to be nominated first. To nominate an individual, please complete the form below. Make sure your candidate has not already been honored in the past. Make sure to check the Alumni section to view past recipients.
  • For best results, we suggest using Chrome, Firefox or Safari as your browser when completing the form. Avoid using Edge/Internet Explorer.
  • Only online nomination forms will be considered by the selection committee. Do not provide supplemental information. It will not be considered.
  • When completing the form, make sure to "SELL" the nominee. Why should this individual be considered? Expand on the nominee's business and community accomplishments. Don't simply list them as bullet points. Your nominee is competing against hundreds of others. Why should your nominee be considered?
  • Also, DO NOT CAMPAIGN! Quality over quantity is key.
  • Once you've completed the form, please remember to hit the "Submit" button. It may take a few seconds for the form to go through. Upon form submission, you will receive a thank-you confirmation web page. Do not take too long to complete the form, as it can "time out." We suggest typing up your responses in Word, notepad, notes, etc., and then cutting and pasting them into the form. View nomination form questions in advance.
  • If you have any questions, contact Briana Stiner at 574.400.4010, or Shari Carroll at 574.400.4024. ttee. Do not provide supplemental information.

 
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