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SBJ reveals 40 Under 40 honorees for 2020

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An independent panel of judges chose 40 rising professionals for Springfield Business Journal’s 2020 class of 40 Under 40.

Since its 1999 debut, the awards program honors individuals under the age of 40 for their professional and community accomplishments.

This year’s honorees, in alphabetical order, are: Elizabeth Avery, Burrell Behavioral Health; Josh Bade, CoxHealth; Jasmine Bailey, Springfield Police Department; Kirk Baumann, O’Reilly Hospitality Management LLC; Thomas Bieker, Environmental Works Inc.; Brandon Bowenschulte, UMB Bank; Katie Buford, Nixa Parks and Recreation; Derek Chaney, Mid-Missouri Bank; Nicole Chilton, Springfield Regional Arts Council Inc.; Timothy Chitwood, BKD LLP; Danny Collins, 37 North Expeditions LLC; Cole Currier, Foggy River Realty LLC; Andy Drennen, Central Trust Co.; Nate Dunville, Neale & Newman LLP; Katie Fulp, KPM CPAs PC; Erica Gaynor, Ollis/Akers/Arney; Cassie Hanson, Ozarks Food Harvest Inc.; Rachel Heinz, Missouri State University; Melinda Honey, Skaggs Foundation; Joel Hornickel, city of Branson; David Kelly, Nixa Public Schools; Christie Love, The Connecting Grounds; Tiffany Martin, State Bank of Southwest Missouri; Molly Miller, Drury University; Maurice Moss, City Utilities of Springfield; Kari Norris, Missouri Sports Hall of Fame; Austin O’Reilly, Dynamic DNA Laboratories LLC; Tyler Overstreet, Republic School District; Andy Peebles, Carnahan, Evans, Cantwell & Brown PC; Timothy Potthoff, Nabholz Construction Corp.; Allison Robertson, Empower: abilities; Shelly Rosenfelder, Husch Blackwell LLP; Ashanti Tate, Heartland Center for Behavioral Change; Jamie Thomas, Prosperiti Properties LLC; Joel Thomas, The Lamar Johnson Collaborative LLC; Adam Toth, Toth and Associates Inc.; Andy Trussell, Murney Associates, Realtors; Allyson Tuckness, Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks; Sarah Walters, Evangel University; and Elizabeth Wente, Spencer Fane LLP.

The new class will be celebrated during a 5:30 p.m. ceremony March 31 at Oasis Hotel & Convention Center, 2546 N. Glenstone Ave.

SBJ has partnered with Dynamic Strides Therapy Inc. for the 40 Under 40 event in an effort to raise awareness and money for the nonprofit organization. Dynamic Strides provides pediatric equine therapy services to kids in southwest Missouri.


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Congratulations Austin

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