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30 for the Future

The Greater Akron Chamber proudly presents the 30 for the Future recognition program. 30 for the Future recognizes 30 young professionals (ages 25-39) who live and/or work in the Greater Akron Region, who are trendsetters in their industries, and who make an impact on the region through dynamic leadership and community service.

Nominations for the 2015 30 for the Future program are now closed. 

The 2015 30 for the Future award recipients will be recognized at an awards ceremony on September 3, 2015. More information about the ceremony will be shared in the coming months.


Congratulations to the 2014 young professionals that were named 30 for the Future!


Rachel Barnette, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Joel Bingham, EnviroScience, Inc.

Anne Bitong, Akron Marathon

Adrienne Bradley, Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank

Ken Burns, Tiny-Circuits

Samantha Coldwell, Barberton High School

Nathan Eppink, Summit Metro Parks

Bryan Morgan, Sterling Jewelers Inc.

G. Dante Roulette, Summa Health System

Timothy Ulbrich, Northeast Ohio Medical University

Craig Horbus, Witschey Witschey & Firestine Co., LPA

Amber Genet, Westfield Insurance

Douglas Harley, Akron General Medical Center - Center for Family Medicine

Tiffany Herbert, BCG & Company

Megan Hershberger, FedEx Truckload Brokerage

Danielle Hupp, Kent State University

Matthew Jentner, Jentner Wealth Management

Keri-Ann Kalavity, Gillmore Security Systems

Scott Kolligian, Leiby Hanna Rasnick Towne Evanchan Palmisano & Hobson, LLC

Kurt Kleidon, Kleidon & Associates

Jerel Klue, Signet Enterprises, LLC

Nicole Mullet, The University of Akron

Kurt Reed, Fairlawn School of Music and Hudson School of Music

Laura Shank, Apple Growth Partners

Jeff Sitz, City Cleaners

Hillary Stewart, FirstEnergy

Erin Victor, Lasting Impressions Event Rental

Laura Wallerstein, Roetzel & Andress

Richelle Wardell, Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority

Alexandra Wright, Youth Excellence Performing Arts Workshop