Charlotte's 40 Under 40: Spotlight on Five Exceptional Young Leaders

Charlotte's 40 Under 40: Spotlight on Five Exceptional Young Leaders

Charlotte, North Carolina is a city filled with talent and ambition. This year's "40 Under 40" list highlights the achievements of some of the city's most influential young professionals across various industries. Among these trailblazers are Chrishon McManus from Allspring Global Investments; Jessica Gaynelle Moss, founder of The Roll Up CLT; Sarah Baucom and Carrie Barker, co-founders of Girl Tribe Co.; and Molly Lovedale from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.

Chrishon McManus has made an indelible mark on the financial world as a key player at Allspring Global Investments. As one of Charlotte’s brightest financial strategists, McManus has worked tirelessly to help clients achieve their investment goals while also acting as a mentor for young professionals entering the field.

"I am honored to be recognized among such outstanding individuals," said McManus. "I believe in constantly challenging myself to grow professionally and personally."

Jessica Gaynelle Moss founded The Roll Up CLT with a vision to create opportunities for artists in Charlotte by providing affordable studio spaces and fostering creative collaborations. Her passion for artistry combined with her keen business acumen has helped elevate local talent onto national platforms.

"It's important that we invest in our community by supporting local artists," explained Moss. "The recognition I've received inspires me to continue pushing boundaries within our arts scene."

Sarah Baucom and Carrie Barker have turned their love for fashion into an empowering brand called Girl Tribe Co., which offers unique clothing designs that inspire women everywhere while promoting positive messages about self-love and sisterhood.

"We started this company out of our shared passion for fashion and the desire to create a space where women can feel supported," said Baucom. Barker added, "To be recognized among Charlotte's 40 Under 40 is both humbling and motivating."

Molly Lovedale, an attorney at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP has been making waves in the legal field. By providing expert counsel on complex matters such as securities litigation and regulatory enforcement actions, she has quickly become a respected figure within her profession.

"Being part of Charlotte's 40 Under 40 list is an incredible honor," remarked Lovedale. "It motivates me to continue striving for excellence in my career while also giving back to our community."

These five individuals represent only a fraction of the impressive talent found in this year's Charlotte’s 40 Under 40 list. As they continue to make strides within their respective industries and contribute positively to their community, there is no doubt that their names will remain synonymous with success for years to come.