Triangle Business Journal is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 40 Under 40 Awards. The Triangle’s most influential and highly accomplished young leaders will be recognized at Triangle Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Awards luncheon on Thursday, May 17, at Prestonwood Country Club, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
“The 40 Under 40 winners are the region’s up-and-coming thought leaders,” says Bryan Hamilton, publisher of Triangle Business Journal. “Fresh ideas, progressive initiatives and persistent hard work make up the creed of this group. Look for them to shape the Triangle’s vision of tomorrow.”
The following individuals will be presented with a 40 Under 40 Award for their contributions to their organizations and to the community.
Arik Abel of French/West/Vaughan
Ginny Allen of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog
Chris Ayers of Poyner Spruill LLP
Jeffrey Bane of The Chef’s Academy
Tucker Bartlett of Self-Help Credit Union
Tracy Bissette of WeejeeLearning LLC
Ashley Britton of Johnson Lambert & Co. LLP
Preston Brown of Bronto Software
Zach Clayton of Three Ships Media
Angela Connor of Capstrat
Matthew Coppedge of Downtown Durham, Incorporated
Matthew Cunningham of Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP
Keith Donahue of Overture Networks
Brian Whitaker duMont of Yard-Nique, Inc.
Jake Fehling of USA Baseball
Sarah Ford of Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
Kyle Greer of NAI Carolantic Realty, Inc.
Mac Hammer of Synergy Commercial Advisors LLC
Mark Holmes of NC Rural Health Research Center
Tracy Wood Kimbrell of North Carolina General Assembly
Katie Kross of North Carolina Sustainability Center
Meredith Lawhon of Bayer CropScience
Bekah Mahan of Bayer CropScience
Sherida McMullan of Intel Corporation
Mike Munn of The John R. McAdams Company, Inc.
Raymond Petrino of Hemera Financial Solutions
Mike Putnam of Sequence, Inc.
Traynor Reitmeier of CAPTRUST Financial Advisors
Laura Robinette of PricewaterhouseCoopers
Chandler Rose of ProVantage Corporate Solutions
Brian Sanders of Environmental Holdings Group
Trevor Schmidt of Moore & Van Allen
Dana Simpson of Smith Anderson
Crystal Suazo of Vaco Raleigh LLC
Sumit Vohra of Lonerider Brewing Co.
Alisha Whiteway of TelllUrVision
Joshua Whiton of TransLoc
Daniel Whittaker of Green Planet Catering
Lesley Wilson of PNC Bank
Virginia Yopp of Strategic Development Resources LLC
Triangle Business Journal’s upcoming May 18 edition will include an in-depth 40 Under 40 special section with profiles of the honorees.
The 2012 40 Under 40 Awards program is a Triangle Business Journal event, sponsored by Meredith College, Eye Care Associates, OD PA, and Reception sponsor, Grinnell Leadership
About Triangle Business Journal: Triangle Business Journal, a multimedia platform for business news and the publisher of a weekly business newspaper, is the leading provider of local business news for the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina. Triangle Business Journal also publishes special publications such as SPAC, and the Book of Lists. In addition to producing an award-winning news product, TBJ hosts recognized, sold-out events such as Fast 50, Women in Business, Healthcare Heroes, the Power Breakfast series and others. At trianglebusinessjournal.com, you will find daily breaking business news, nomination forms for awards, business event listings and resources for those driven to lead in the Triangle region.