Top of the Morning, Sept. 4, 2016

Top of the Morning, Sept. 4, 2016

Central Illinois Business magazine has announced winners of its Forty Under 40 Awards, which recognize young professionals for their achievements, experience, innovation, leadership and community involvement.

Honorees will be spotlights in CIB’s October/November issue and recognized at a luncheon Oct. 6 at the Hilton Garden Inn. Reserve a spot by calling Cassandra Schowengerdt at 217-351-5642 or visiting

Woman of the Year: Angi Franklin, principal of Jefferson Middle School in Champaign.

Man of the Year: Justin Overstreet, senior audit manager for Martin, Hood, Friese & Associates, LLC, in Champaign.

Other winners:
- Rebecca Bedinger, Ippatsu Salon
- Scott Burge, Farnsworth Group
- Erica Cooper-Peyton, Urbana Park District
- Scott Daigle, IntelliWheels
- Brooke Didier Starks, Meyer Capel
- Matt Duco, Spiros Law
- Carly Froomkin Burak, Hillel
- Victor Fuentes, El Toro
- Justin Gensler, Illinois National Bank
- Erin Grace, Young Life
- Katie Harrell, UI Foundation
- Zachary Hillard, Busey Wealth Management
- Mike Ingram, WEFT
- Josephine Kalipeni, Caring Across Generations
- Natalie Kenny Marquez, City of Urbana
- Chris Kloeppel, Champaign school board president
- Jeremy Larson, Paris Union school district
- Josh Laskowski, Stevie Jay Broadcasting
- Charlee Lin, Busey Wealth Management
- Callie Jo McFarland, City of Monticello
- Kevin Monahan, president, Monahan Partners
- Ashley Morgan, Community Blood Servicess
- Ben Newell, Newell Instr./Build Equinox/Verde GSE
- Thomas Nicol, PowerWorld Corporation
- Ryan Pine, Advanced Ophthalmology
- Denise Poindexter, University of Illinois
- Jamie Ritter, FASS, Inc.
- Caty Roland, Urbana Park District
- Sherri Rudicil, Prairie Center
- Adam Siero, University of Illinois
- Holly Smith, Holly Birch Photography
- Brian Stark, The Andersons, Inc.
- Jamie Stevens, Community Choices
- Joshua Stone, Human Kinetics
- Marcus Truss, Children and Family Services
- Angela Urban, CERL
- Zach Wetherell, Coldwell Banker
- Mark Whitsitt, Whitsitt & Associates

Bridget Broihan is editor of Central Illinois Magazines

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