The Forty Under 40 program, sponsored by Boulevard Wheat, “recognizes young movers and shakers from Central Oklahoma who not only have built great careers, who have also made exceptional contributions to our community,” said Bill Bleakley, OKCBiz president and CEO.
For their achievements, each honoree receives an award and a $5000 scholarship from Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business.
The 2011 Forty Under 40 award winners are:
More than 100 applicants were reviewed by a panel of local executives to choose this elite group of award recipients. All honorees are featured in the Forty Under 40 magazine that will supplement the October issue of OKCBiz.
The awards party will take place at the Exchange on Film Row in downtown Oklahoma City, and is open to the public with a $10 pre-ordered ticket. Media representatives and photographers may attend for no charge with a reservation. Ticket purchases and media reservations can be made by phone with Jeffri-Lynn Dyer at (405) 605-6752.
Nominations for next year’s Forty Under 40 may be made online at www.okc.biz/nominate.aspx through May 20, 2012.
OKCBiz is a monthly local business magazine. For more information about the publication or the Forty Under 40 awards program, call (405) 605-6789 or visit www.okc.biz.