The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce announced the honorees for the 2016 40 under 40 awards. The 40 individuals will be celebrated at the 2016 Inaugural 40 under 40 Awards reception, sponsored by EagleBank, to be held July 28 at the United Way Worldwide building, with an after party at Mason Social.
The 40 under 40 program was established by the Chamber to recognize top men and women, age 40 and under, engaged in a variety of fields including business, technology, nonprofit management, civic life, public service, education, and the arts, who are shaping Alexandria for the future.
This year’s honorees include:
|Abbey L. Oklak||Dipti Pidikiti-Smith|
|Alessandra Colia||Drew Hansen|
|Allison Louise Priebe||Eric M. Williams|
|Alston Waller||Frances R. Reimers|
|Amanda Dawn Foster-Baril Hungerford||Garrett ‘Gee’ James|
|Amanda Fanning||Hillary Orr|
|Andrew Carlson||Jen Lachman|
|Ann Harbour||John Taylor Chapman|
|Blair Copeland||Jonathan D Frederick|
|Brittany Patterson||Justin Marshall Wilson|
|Brittany Rice||Lindsay Houff|
|Carter Batey||Lisette Torres|
|Catharine Grace Young||Luisa Reyes|
|Catherine Portner||Michael Suppa|
|Charles Anthony Sumpter, Jr.||Monika Jones|
|Chris Denby||Nathan M. Macek|
|Christopher Joseph Lewis||Rebecca Schrier|
|Claire Mouledoux||The Rev. Ross Kane|
|Danielle Raye Romanetti||Rick Muse, Jr.|
|Dawnielle Miller||Seth Kennard|
Winners were selected by a selection committee and evaluated on specific criteria including professional and scholastic accomplishments, community and volunteer impact, and their goals for future and lasting impact. The Chamber intends to use this year’s event as the commencement of a broader leadership initiative, further engaging awardees within the community that has nominated and selected them to make a difference.
According to Joe Haggerty, President & CEO of the Alexandria Chamber, “The Chamber is proud to honor these individuals and celebrate their accomplishments. Our honorees represent a diverse group of individuals, all contributing to the thriving business and civic community in Alexandria. It because of their efforts that Alexandria will continue to be an attractive place for business. When businesses look to Alexandria, they will see a talented, educated, and committed work force. We are looking forward to working with them going forward to ensure Alexandria remains the ideal place to live and work.”
For more information about this program and the winners, please click here.