2022 nominations

Top 40 Under 40 Awards

Nominees will be evaluated for their vision and leadership, innovation and achievements, and strategies for success,but emphasis will be placed on their community service including the impact of their volunteer work, their commitment, and the diversity of interests and involvement.

Honorees are chosen by an independent judging panel from a group of publicly-submitted nominees.

While they exemplify success in their profession, emphasis is placed on their community involvement and how they give back or use their talents to advance the region.

Honorees will need to be available for photos during the month of September. Honorees will be featured in a special issue of Inside Business in October and presented with the award during a celebratory event.  

All nominees must be under the age of 40 on October 17, 2022.

Judging Criteria

Business Success: Judges look for professional innovation, leadership roles and mentoring.

Community Service: Judges look for a sustained diversity of community support; emphasis is placed on this category during judging. Details regarding length and scope of community service involvement are strongly encouraged.

Preview nomination form here.

Nomination Deadline: July 7th, 2022

 

WATCH THE 2020 Top forty under 40 awards

Top Forty Under 40 recognizes outstanding young business people in the Hampton Roads community. Honorees are chosen by an independent judging panel from a group of publicly-submitted nominees. While they exemplify success in their profession, emphasis is placed on their community involvement and how they give back or use their talents to advance the region.

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nominees of 2020

Congratulations Class of 2020!

Mavis Baah
Jonathan Bell
Jared Chalk
Alden Cleanthes
Randall Crutchfield
Will Drewery
Christine Fuller
Amanda Green
Jerry Harris
Michael Harris
Lynelle Haugabrook
Jacob Helmka
Lindsey Hillier
Brooke Hooper
Christopher Hutcheson
Jeremy Krupnick
Holly Cooke Ledbetter
Kristen Mantlo
Thomas Marsden
Christine McKone
Aazia Mickens-Dessaso
Jennifer Mikell
Melissa Moser
Stacy Nixon
Terry Parker II
Dominique Dickinson Pierce
Ellis Pretlow
Chasity Pritchett
Jonathan Provost
Adrianna Rivera
Jessica Tallett
Skyler Thomas
Dannetta Townsend
Matthew Tuttle
James Walrod
Barbara Washer
Abby Weber
Cole Werkheiser
Christopher Wilson
Kimberly Wimbish

Virtual Event Registration

Friday, October 9, 2020  |  3:00 PM

Venue Details

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2022 Top Forty Under 40 Awards

Now in its 24th year, Inside Business annually recognizes forty outstanding professionals under the age of 40 who have built successful careers, and who are actively impacting the local community.

A special themed-edition, featuring profiles on each of the honorees, will be published on October 17th in the pages of Inside Business and well as at InsideBiz.com.

Monday, October 17, 2022

5:30 PM – 8:30 PM

The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center

4535 Commerce Street, Va Beach, VA 23462

Event Details:
5:30 PM – Cocktail Hour & Networking
6:30 PM – Seated Dinner & Awards Presentation
Tickets:
This event is open to the public and additional tickets may be purchased for $75 each.
Tables & Seating:
All guests will be seated at the same table as, or at a table immediately next to, the honoree or sponsor they are attending in support of.  Additionally, all guests registered under the same order and/or guests who are registered by the same person will be seated together. 
Each tables seat 8-10 guests.
Attire:
Business/Cocktail
2022 HONOREES

Stephen Armbruster
Eric Benton
Kristine “PJ” Caalim
Lakeisha Carey
Julie Chop
Anjeza Cipi, MD
Jon Elliott
Mike Franks
Melanie Gazzolo
Christopher Gorri

Jaedda Hall
Eltonette Harris
Kelley Healey
Cory Jessee
Caitlin Johnson
Lauren Kadish
Sarah Kleinhample
Ben Lemoine
Cassidy Lewis
Alexis Majied

Kristopher McClellan
Jamaila Melchers
Monica Meyer
John Miller
Andrew Owen
Michael Paris
Meagan Parker
Bracey Parr
Kate Powell
Emmery Presendieu

 

Jay Prock
Verlaine Quinniey
Jade Ranger
Colby Raymond
Leyla Sandler
Megan Shuford
Reed Sloat
Courtney Stutzman
Chris Taylor
Kristen Wilkins

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