With each year's nominations to 40 Under Forty, the whole South Sound gets to meet a remarkable group of younger citizens who are contributing their unique leadership and personal passions to the communities' collective success in business, government agencies and non-profit organizations.
The honorees listed here join almost 500 previous recipients of this recognition since this program began. And like these alums, this year's honorees will likely continue to advance into even more prominent positions and accomplishments in the coming years.
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Galen Annest Commencement Bank Tacoma
Bethany Maines LILT design studio Tacoma
Timberland Bank builds on the time-honored principal of serving individuals, families and businesses in the local communities, helping them reach their financial goals. Congratulations to all of this year's honorees on their accomplishments. The quality of these next generations of individuals bodes well for the entire region as we move into the future together.
PJ Hummel & Company - An award winning Event Design and Decor agency with unique specialty items to help you have an event that will be remembered. PJ Hummel & Company can also provide you with planning, graphic design, special effects and thematic decor.
Thurston EDC - For more than 30 years, Thurston EDC (Economic Development Council) has worked to strengthen the future, by working toward a healthy, diversified local economy that functions as the base to support community prosperity. Having accomplished young leaders to carry us forward into that future is a critical component, and EDC congratulates Class of 2016 "40 Under Forty."
ABOUT THE PROGRAM - Business Examiner Media Group's 40 Under Forty program recognizes outstanding South Sound business and community leaders under the age of 40. Each class of 40 Under Forty represents the diversity and excellence of the South Sound and includes those who have made great accomplishments and significant contributions to their businesses, industries and communities. An alumni panel reviews the candidates to provide direction in the selection of the 40.