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Judges select SBJ’s 2016 class of 40 Under 40

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An independent panel of judges has chosen 40 up-and-coming professionals for Springfield Business Journal’s 2016 class of 40 Under 40.

Since the 1999 debut, the 40 Under 40 awards continue to honor individuals under the age of 40 for their professional and community accomplishments.

Chosen by an independent panel of judges comprising past 40 Under 40 recipients, this year’s honorees, in alphabetical order, are: Krista Adams, Barnabas Foundation Inc./Camp Barnabas; David Atkisson, J.E. Dunn Construction Co.; Brooke Bigham, EOS LLC; Angela Blevins, Bailey Co.; Natalie Broekhoven, Children’s Medical Services and Benton Blind LLC; Brianna Coale, Kids of Creation Preschool and A Helping Hand Behavior Consulting; Dan Coryell, TLC Properties; Travis DeLong, Prestressed Casting Co.; Kendal Dingus, Central Bank of the Ozarks; Kristal Gaines, ProEnergy One Power Staffing and Republic Paw Pantry; Jonathan Garard, Grooms Office Environments; Timothy Garrison, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Western District of Missouri; Andrew Hedgpeth, CoxHealth; Erin Hitsman, Friends of the Zoo; Brittany Hopp, York & Hopp CPAs LLC; Stephanie Hurt, BKD Wealth Advisors LLC; Thomas Jensen, Connell Insurance Inc.; Joshua Jones, Integrity Pharmacy LLC; John Jungmann, Springfield Public Schools; Amanda Kastler, Elliott, Robinson & Co. LLP; Danielle Kincaid, Ozarks Elder Law; David Lind, Ozarks Technical Community College; Andrea Long, Legal Services of Southern Missouri; Lacy Martin, Commerce Bank; Dr. Katie Robertson McElvaine, Springfield Family Vision LLC; Josey McPhail, Republic R-3 School District; Tyler Moles, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks; Matt Moncado, Good Samaritan Boys Ranch; Jon Mooney, Springfield-Greene County Health Department; Brittany O’Brien, Rooney McBride & Smith LLC and Greene County Juvenile Office; Steve Prange, Crawford, Murphy & Tilly Inc.; Casey Pyle, BancorpSouth; Micah Scott, Guaranty Bank; Darren Smith, Sensory Integration Inc. and Veridian Events LLC; Jason Smith, Spencer Fane LLP; Mike Stout, Missouri State University; Kory Stubblefield, Lowther Johnson Attorneys at Law LLC; Brandon Taylor, Legacy Bank & Trust Co.; Shanda Trautman, Old Missouri Bank; and Brandi VanAntwerp, Habitat for Humanity of Springfield.

The 2016 class of 40 Under 40 will be celebrated during a 5:30 p.m. ceremony March 24 at Ramada Plaza Hotel & Oasis Convention Center, 2546 N. Glenstone Ave. Tickets are $30 apiece and can be purchased at

SBJ has partnered with March of Dimes for the 40 Under 40 event in an effort to raise awareness and money for the nonprofit organization devoted to pregnancy and baby health.


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