Abilene Chamber Young Professional Program Seeking Nominations for 20 Under 40

October 3, 2022Laurin Kocurek, VP of Operations & Communications

Do you have a young professional that is greatly impacting your organization or business? Do you know of a young professional actively working to elevate our region? Nominate them today for 20 Under 40!

The Abilene Young Professionals, a program of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce, is currently seeking nominations to recognize rising business leaders in the 20 Under 40 program.

The program, in partnership with the Abilene Reporter-News, recognizes local business leaders under the age of 40 who are excelling in their career field. Nominees should be those who are making a real impact in the Abilene community with their leadership, drive, strong vision, and notable entrepreneurship.

“The Abilene Young Professionals and the Chamber are excited to continue the tradition of honoring the leaders of Abilene with the 20 Under 40 recognition with the Abilene Reporter-News,” said Doug Peters, President and CEO of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce. “Our community is full of intelligent, bright people who are leading our community. This program gives us the opportunity to honor those who are making Abilene what it is.”

Criteria for the award are:

  • Must work in Abilene
  • Must be under the age of 40 as of Jan. 1, 2022
  • Must not have been a previous 20 Under 40 honoree

Recipients will be announced and honored Feb. 2023 at a reception.

Nominations will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Friday, Oct. 29. To nominate someone for 20 Under 40 and for a list of previous recipients, please click here.


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