The Jacksonville Business Journal has released its highly anticipated list of the top "40 Under 40" honorees for the year 2023. These young professionals have made remarkable strides in their respective industries, showcasing exceptional talent and drive.
Among this year's esteemed group is Brooke Bennett Aziere, an accomplished attorney who was recently inducted into the Wichita Business Journal's Hall of Fame. In response to her recognition, Aziere remarked, "I am deeply honored to be included among such a talented group of individuals. This award serves as motivation for me to continue striving for excellence both professionally and personally."
Wichita also celebrated Victor Ojeleye and Christy Campbell on BizTalk with Bill Roy Podcast Episode 306. Both Ojeleye, an entrepreneur focused on technology integration solutions and Campbell, a marketing expert with a passion for community development are proud additions to this prestigious list.
Pat Gearhart from Wichita joins them in the distinguished ranks as he enters the Wichita Business Journal's Hall of Fame. Gearhart expressed his gratitude by stating that "this recognition gives me renewed energy to continue making meaningful contributions within my industry while serving as a mentor and role model."
San Francisco-based Jim Green rounds out some notable mentions from this impressive collection of rising stars. As an executive at Bayer - San Francisco Business Times recognized him under their own regional edition of '40 Under 40'. On receiving this honor Green said: “It’s truly humbling to be acknowledged among such innovative peers leading change across various sectors.”
These awards serve not only as recognition but also inspiration for other young professionals seeking success within their fields or looking up to these achievers as role models.
Jacksonville Business Journal Editor-in-Chief David Jones shared his enthusiasm about the awardees saying, “Every year we are amazed by what these gifted individuals have accomplished, and the 2023 honorees are no exception. They truly represent the future of business in our community and beyond.”
The "40 Under 40" list is a testament to the wealth of talent emerging within Jacksonville's business landscape. With their innovative thinking, unwavering determination, and commitment to excellence, these young professionals will undoubtedly continue making significant contributions to their respective fields for years to come.
A grand reception honoring this year's recipients is scheduled later in the year where they will be able to celebrate their accomplishments with friends, family members, colleagues and peers from various industries.