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Honorees set for 24th year of Forty Under 40

Recipients of the 24th annual Rochester Business Journal Forty Under 40 awards have been selected.

forty_underThe honorees are professionals younger than 40 who demonstrate leadership in the workplace and in the community.

“This year’s Forty Under 40 honorees are building successful careers while also finding the time to volunteer and give back to our community in a meaningful way,” said Suzanne Fischer-Huettner, publisher of the Rochester Business Journal. “All share a commitment to making Rochester a better place to live. We at the Rochester Business Journal applaud them for all they do and look forward to their future accomplishments.”

A luncheon presentation of awards is scheduled for Nov. 14 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center.

The 2018 honorees are:

  • Valerie Alhart, Pandion Optimization Alliance
  • Whitney Lorene Baniewicz, RDG + Partners CPA
  • Brandon Beardsley, Genesee Regional Bank
  • Darrell O. Bell Jr., Roberts Wesleyan College and Northeastern Seminary
  • Ryann Bouchard-Guglielmo, Dixon Schwabl
  • Christopher R. Cimini, Buckingham Properties LLC
  • Carlos Cong, Paychex, Inc.
  • Chloe Corcoran, University of Rochester
  • Veronica Dasher, AVANGRID (RG&E)
  • Lauren Scarlet Deutsch, Healthy Baby Network
  • Michael Ford, Lake Avenue Baptist Church
  • Paul Anthony Guglielmo, Guglielmo Sauce
  • Jeffrey J. Harradine, Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP
  • Jennifer Isaac, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
  • Tabitha Jacques, Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf
  • Martin Jarzebowski, Federated Investors
  • Curtis A. Johnson, Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC
  • Alison Zero Jones, WXXI Public Broadcasting and the Little Theatre
  • Terra M. Keller, Foodlink, Inc.
  • Yana Khaspher, ROCovery Fitness
  • Ajamu Kitwana, ESL Charitable Foundation
  • Deeraj Lingutla, Unity Hospital/Rochester Regional Health
  • John Loury, CAUSE + EFFECT Strategy and Marketing
  • Alexander R. McClean, Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
  • Darren Miller, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Rita Nischal, Canandaigua National Bank & Trust
  • CaTyra S. Polland, Polland Enterprises LLC
  • Randi Nicole Proukou, Zea Proukou PLLC
  • Jazmin Ruiz, Xerox Corporation
  • Robert “BJ” Scanlon, Rochester City Council, City of Rochester
  • Michael J. Seaman, Christa Construction LLC
  • Ryan Elizabeth Shear, Rochester Museum & Science Center
  • Matthew Squires, Manning Squires Hennig Co. Inc.
  • Kayleigh Stampfler, Rochester Area Community Foundation
  • Tashanda E. Thomas, Ibero-American Action League, Inc.
  • Kate M. Torok, St. John Fisher College
  • Evan N. Tzimas, Innovative Solutions
  • Matthew Wagstaff, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Leslie Ward, Lovin’ Cup Bistro and Brews
  • Ashley Zuppelli, Trillium Health

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