Twenty under 40 Awards
Nominate a young professional today!
Nominations will be accepted online only at the nomination website www.rgj.com/twenty starting September 4, 2012 - September 26, 2012 at 5pm. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 775-829-3555.
Who is Eligible?
Nominations are open to exceptional business leaders under 40 years of age who work in the Greater Reno-Tahoe area. Nominees must be age 39 or younger as of November 1, 2012. Judges will consider professional achievements, community involvement and leadership.
About the Awards Event
Winners will be honored at the Reno Tahoe YPN and RGJ Twenty under 40 Awards Reception on November 1, 2012 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa.
The RGJ Twenty under 40 Awards is an annual program to recognize our young and accomplished leaders under the age of 40. The program is sponsored by Reno Tahoe Young Professionals Network, the Reno Gazette-Journal, and the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Each year a group of 20 talented, accomplished, very involved young leaders are chosen from nominations received.
Abbi Whitaker, The Abbi Agency
Alexia Emmermann, Nevada Division of Insurance
Anna Hastie, Caesars Entertainment
Craig Parish, Living Stones Churches
Jim Belosic, ShortStack
Jim Marren, Raymond James Financial Services
Josh Bartella, Microsoft Licensing, GP
Kelly Glenn, The Glenn Group
Laura Zander, Jimmy Beans Wool
Lynnette Bellin, Microsoft Licensing, GP
Mike Wilhelm, Christy Corporation
Noah Silverman, Reno Bike Project/Noah's Park Tree Care
Oscar Delgado, Access to Healthcare Network
Robb Smith, Chrysallis
Scott Carey, Pyramid Lake Paiute Indian Tribe
Season Lopiccolo, Noble Studios
Shawn S. Smith, CBRE
Steve Duque, Castaway Trash Hauling Recycling
Torry Thompson, Nevada Air National Guard
Yeliz Berg, IGT
Twenty Under 40 Sponsors
- Castaway Trash Hauling
- The Glenn Group
- Microsoft Licensing, GP
- Noah's Park Tree Care
- Noble Studios
- Reno Bike Project
- The Reno Gazette Journal
- Sierra Arts Foundation
- Teresa Benitez-Thompson
Congratulations to our Class of 2011 20 under 40 Award Winners:
Tray Abney, Lindsay Anderson, John Begley, John Bocchi, John Brownell, Ryan Costella, Mike Draper, Monica Du Pea, Danra Forshey, Rob Gaedtke, Garrett Gordon, Aaron Hines, Stacy Kendall, Ben Kieckhefer, Colin Loretz, Lesley Miller, Kristen Remington, Michael Richardson, Zeina Randall, Paul Thomsen
Congratulations to our Class of 2010 20 under 40 Award Winners:
Marie Baxter, Ryan Bellows, Teresa Benitez-Thompson, Dominic Brunetti, Molly Conklin, Courtney Folgner, Heidi Foster, Lauren Gustus, Jami Heiskanen, J.W. Hodge, Paul Klein, Kyle Larkin, Lori LeBlanc, Jarrod Lopiccolo, Andrea Pressler, Luis Santoni, Brian Williams, Ty Windfeldt, Wayne Workman, Marilyn York
Congratulations to our Class of 2009 20 under 40 Award Winners:
Gary Aldax, Polly Boardman, Alexia Bratiotis, Caleb Cage, Greg Crawford, Michael Dillon, Jr., Cesar Ibarra, Joelle Jay, Ph.D., Kitty Jung, Stuart Katzoff, Jeff Lynch, Kurt Neddenriep, Julie Rowe, Brett Scolari, Ryan Sheltra, David Taylor, Darik Volpa, Scott Walquist, Fritzi Witsoe, Sara Woodman
Congratulations to our Class of 2008 20 under 40 Award Winners:
Catherine Atack, Heidi Berthold, David Bobzien, Matt Clafton, Tom Clark, Patrick Conners, Jennifer Denoo, Diaz Dixon, Miranda Du, Jaime Edrosa, Edward Estipona, Heidi Schlentner Hurst, Romeo Lazzarone, Debbie Leonard, Amy Oppio, Pete Parker, Hillary Schieve, Leilani Schweitzer, David White, Allyson Wong, Robb Wong
Congratulations to our Inaugural Class of 2007 20 under 40 Award Winners:
Jim Bauserman, Stacey Crowley, Melany Denny, Shawn Elicegui, Daniel Flowers, Laura Granier, Tierra Griffiths, Erin Krug, Erin Kuo, Ken Lambert, David LaPlante, Devrin Leilani Lee, Marc Markwell, Ross Miller, Emilio Parga, Julie Ratti, John Sande IV, Jessica Sferrazza, Amy Tirre, Michael Thomas