Hartford, Conn. (July 17, 2017) – Forty young professionals in the Greater Hartford Region were today named by Hartford Business Journal as ’40 Under Forty’ honorees. This year’s class of winners marks the 21st group to be recognized with this honor, bringing the alumni network to more than 800.
“The ’40 Under Forty’ program recognizes young professionals who are leaders in both their careers and their communities,” Joe Zwiebel, president and publisher, Hartford Business Journal, said. “We congratulate this year’s honorees on their accomplishments and look forward to watching them grow in their careers and continue to positively impact our region in the years to come.”
The 2017 ’40 Under Forty’ honorees include:
Sonia Asare, Deloitte Consulting, LP (formerly Office of the Secretary of the State)
Rachel Bader, Travelers Insurance
Jamie Bellenoit, Community Child Guidance Clinic, Inc. of Manchester
Jeremy Bourret, Suburban
Jeffrey Bruneau, Wells Fargo & Co.
Malik Champlain, Passion; Hunger; Drive
Anthony Cherolis, BiCi Co.
David Ciriello, KPMG LLP
Adwoa Dadzie Comcast Cable
Jamie Daniel, The Connecticut Forum
Laura DePergola, LPL Financial
Faina Dookh, State Innovation Model Program Management Office, State of CT
Christopher Duffy, Travelers
Jean Forsyth, Cyient
Rebecca Gentile, KeyBank
Aaron Gill, Engineering Design & Testing Corp. Wolverine Property LLC
Katie Hanley, Oak Hill
Jessica Hinman, Hartford’s Camp Courant
Paul Holzer, Achieve Hartford!
Evan Honeyman, TicketNetwork
Jacob Hunter, Gaylord Specialty Healthcare
Kristin Ingram, University of Hartford
Jamal Jimerson, Minority Inclusion Project
Julia Johnson, Willis Towers & Watson
Amber Kendrick, C.I.G. Retirement Plan Consulting
Patrick Langevin, The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts
Rick Lawrence, The Hartford
Will McLean, Frequency Therapeutics
Brenda Mierzejewski, Mizzi Cosmetics
Ojala Naeem, reSET Social Enterprise Trust
Yannick Nicome, Smith Brothers Insurance
Bobby Nims, Cigna
Brian Paganini, Quantum Biopower
Kimberly Reid, Silver Dahlia
Jessica Ritter, Shipman & Goodwin LLP
Jonathan Bartholomew, Prudential Financial
Christian Sager, Travelers
Karen Taylor, The Consortium on High Achievement and Success (CHAS)
Jennifer Widness, Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges
Faith Zeller, Nutmeg Technologies
The year’s winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges, all of whom are ’40 Under Forty’ alumni. Winners will be recognized at a celebration on September 13, 2017 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. Tickets are $115 per person and can be purchased by visiting www.hartfordbusiness.com
and clicking on the ‘Events’ tab.
Sponsors for this year’s ’40 Under Forty’ include: Comcast Business (Presenting Sponsor); UConn School of Business (Education Leadership Sponsor); Cox Business, Hartford Yard Goats (Event Sponsors). The event is produced in association of WFSB (Media Partner). Event partners include: Connecticut Convention Center, Rider Productions, Merritt Graphics, J. Fiereck Photography, The Perfect Promotion and Co-Communications Marketing and Public Relations.
About Hartford Business Journal
Hartford Business Journal is the only audited weekly, subscription-based business publication in Connecticut. Whether it’s market trends, the latest merger news or an update on state government, this award-winning weekly is the “must read” for area business leaders. Hartford Business Journal has a total readership of 31,000 affluent and educated business decision makers in the 61 towns that make up Metro Hartford. For more information, please visit www.hartfordbusiness.com
or call 860.236.9998.