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2013 Forty Under 40 Class Announced

(Editor's Note: JPEC Alumni Board Member John Mickelson (BBA & Entrepreneurial Certificate ‘03; JD ‘07; MBA ’07) has been named to the Business Record’s 2013 Forty Under 40 list.)

After an exhaustive review process by a number of our past Forty Under 40 honorees, the nominated candidates were whittled down, and we are proud to announce this year’s distinguished list of Forty Under 40 honorees.

These 40 local business leaders under the age of 40 have demonstrated impressive career achievements and unparalleled community involvement. They join a list of more than 560 past Business Record Forty Under 40 honorees.

Each of the honorees will be profiled in the March 1 edition of the Business Record and be recognized at an event on March 12. Congratulations again to all of this year’s honorees.

Class of 2013

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Desmund AdamsTalent Acquisition Group LLC
Lindsay AldermanLightEdge Solutions Inc.
Erica AxiotisMercy Foundation
Kate BanasiakDiversified Management Services Inc.
Erin BemisIron Works Ltd
Jonathan BrendemuehlBankers Trust Co.
Curtis BrownCity of Ankeny
Matt ConnollyGeneration Green Builders Co.
Lawrence CunninghamCatchfire Media LLC
Angela Dethlefs-TrettinCommunity Foundation of Greater Des Moines
Josh FlemingLessing-Flynn Advertising Co.
Felix GallagherPharmServ Staffing
Lori GelhaarKaplan University
Tina Gray CarstensenShive-Hattery Inc.
Shane GreenleafFirst American Bank
Danielle HaindfieldAhlers & Cooney P.C.
Emily HarrisDavis Brown Law Firm
Matt HarrisIowa Arts Council
Angela HilbertDeerfield Community
Joey HinkeMiller, Fidler & Hinke Insurance Agency Inc.
Hannah InmanIowa Natural Heritage Foundation
Keegan KautzkyWorld Food Prize Foundation
John LozierPediatric Cardiologist
Dennis McDanielCity of Windsor Heights
Rachel McLeanRuan Cos.
John MickelsonThe Private Bank
Keith OlsonNAI Ruhl & Ruhl Commercial Co.
Matt OstanikSubmittal Exchange LLC
Benjamin PageDes Moines Park and Recreation Department
Dustin PetersenMcGladrey LLP
Nick RenkoskiDes Moines Metro Opera
Rachel RowleyBrownWinick law firm
John Ruan IVBankers Trust Co.
Jennifer SomaPrincipal Financial Group Inc.
Heather StarrRE/MAX Real Estate Concepts
Aimee StaudtKnapp Properties Inc.
Courtney Strutt ToddDavis Brown Law Firm
Nikki SyversonDes Moines Wine Festival Foundation
Howard TemperoSpindustry Systems Inc.
Tony TimmCentral Iowa Shelter & Services


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