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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.

The 2015 30 for the Future award recipients will be recognized at an awards ceremony on September 3, 2015.


Congratulations to the 2015 young professionals that were named 30 for the Future!


N.J. Akbar, Kent State University

Costas Apostolis, M.D., FACOG,  Akron Urogynecology Associates

Blake Babcock, Fast Switch and Focal Point Social Media

Rachel M. D'Attoma, American Red Cross of Summit, Portage, and Medina Counties

Christopher Faircloth, ECDI Akron

Lashawrida L. Fellows, MHRM, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve

Michael Fistek, Internal Medicine of Akron, Inc. and Partner's Physician Group

Jacqui Flaherty - Ricchiuti, Keep Akron Beautiful

Greg Genega, FirstEnergy Corporation

Ryan Hartschuh, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. 

Brian Hollingsworth, Akron Children's Hospital Foundation

Amy Corrigall Jones, Summit County Court of Common Pleas

Frank LaRose, Ohio Senate

Jeremy Lile, City Hope Akron

Dr. Leia' Love, Leia' Love Hair, Nail and Eyelash Salon, LLC

Cassie McClellan, InterChez Logistics Systems, Inc. 

Jonny K. Miller, BCG & Company/BCG Systems

Patricia Parianos, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

Brian Peters, Kent State University

Jonathan Phelps, ComDoc Inc.

Christopher P. Reuscher, Roetzel & Andress, LPA

Angelique Rogers, Akron Radiology, Inc.

Michael Schmeltzer, Slater & Zurz, LLP

Mayceo Smith II, City of Joy Life Enrichment Center

Zak Steiner, The University of Akron

Kevin Tichnell, Sequoia Financial Group

Michael VanBuren, Brouse McDowell

Kimberly J. Young, FirstMerit Bank

Dina Younis, GAR Foundation

Paul Zindle, The University of Akron School of Law and Community Legal Aid