20 UNDER 40 Leadership Recognition Program Seeking Nominations by July 13

20 UNDER 40 Leadership Recognition Program Seeking Nominations by July 13
May 01, 2020

Nominations for the 25th annual 20 Under 40 Leadership Recognition event that salutes young, dynamic leaders under the age of 40 will be accepted through July 13, 2020. The 20 Under 40 program focuses on individuals in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan who have distinguished themselves in their careers and/or as volunteers in their community.

Nominating is fast, easy and a great way to recognize deserving young leaders.  To submit your nomination, go to www.20under40toledo.com  and complete the electronic form by Monday, July 13, 2020.  Minimal information is required—name, company and email address.  To be eligible, candidates must be under 40 years of age as of June 30, 2020.

Those nominated are required to complete a personal profile including information on their career achievements and community involvement.  An independent panel of judges then selects 20 candidates for recognition.

While 2020 has been an unusual year, the opportunity to discover greatness among young leaders is immense.  Please nominate deserving individuals for their contribution and dedication to their professional life or to volunteerism in their community. Nominations from all around northwestern Ohio and southeast Michigan are encouraged.     

The 2020 Recognition Program is scheduled to take place at the Valentine Theatre on Thursday, October 29, 2020 and will include special emphasis on the 25th year milestone.  Eastman & Smith is commended for its 25 years of support to the successful 20 Under 40 program.

Alumni celebrating 5 (2015), 10 (2010), 15 (2005) and 20 (2000) year anniversaries will be recognized during the program. Go to www.20under40toledo.com for a complete list of past awardees.  Previous awardees are encouraged to update their contact information by emailing information@20under40toledo.com.

The 20 Under 40 sponsors are pleased to announce that Dana has joined Eastman & Smith LTD., Fifth Third Bank, Plante & Moran, The Andersons and University of Toledo as a sponsor of the 25th year of the 20 Under 40 recognition program. Leadership Toledo and the Toledo Business Journal are Community and Media Partners respectively, and the Creative Block and UlrichPinciotti serve as Creative Partners.  Community support is provided by EPIC Toledo, Imagination Station, The Toledo Repertoire Theatre, The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, Toledo Alliance for the Performing Arts, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo Opera, Toledo Zoo, and Valentine Theatre.

For the 25th consecutive year, Chrys Peterson, former WTOL news anchor, will serve as master of ceremonies at the 2020 recognition/awards event on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at The Valentine Theatre, 410 Adams St. at Superior, Toledo, Ohio 43604.

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