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Ceruti's Summit Park II - Diamond Room

6601 Innovation Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46818


Thursday, March 24 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Chynna Presley from Title Sponsor Huntington University accepts her award.

About the Event

Every year, the Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly recognizes the very best in business by honoring top professionals and individuals in Northeast Indiana. A panel of distinguished judges determine the winners who will be honored individually at our awards reception and featured in a special section which will be inserted into the Business Weekly prior to the event. Scroll down to view the list of 2022 honorees!

PURCHASE TICKETS

2023 NOMINATIONS

Thank you to our 2022 sponsors!

Bridge of Grace

Congratulations to the Forty Under 40 Class of 2021!

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Aaron Robles

CEO

Founders Spark

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Alan Scherer

Associate Broker

Sold by the Gold at North Eastern Group Realty

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Amy Griffith

Executive Director

Parkview Family YMCA

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Andrew Gritzmaker

CEO

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne

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Anna Baer

Project Coordinator

City of Fort Wayne Public Works

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Autumn Law

Owner

Ziffle's Zip n Go/One Love Food Truck/One Love Organic Bar/Baby Got S'Mac/Prime Teams Inc./Intuitive Healer/Catering Fort Wayne

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Brandon Deel

Director of Marketing

Home Reserve

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Brett Gauger

Marketing & Communications Specialist

Elevatus Architecture

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Caitlin Krouse

Graduate Nursing Program Director

University of Saint Francis

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Chris Polhamus

Account Manager

JH Specialty

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Darius D. Darling 

Human Resource - Generalist Brotherhood Mutual Insurance

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Daylana Daisy Saunders

Co-Founder

Change Makers Fort Wayne

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Dr. Kaley Bontrager

Dentist and Owner

LaGrange Family Dentistry

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Emily Stuck

Director of Visitor and Partner Services

Visit Fort Wayne

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Jacob M. Butler

Enterprise System Management

Parkview Health

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Jennifer Norris-Hale

Founder/ED

Mission: Motherhood

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John Nichter

President

Three Rivers Festival

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Josh Gustin

Senior Director, Ecommerce

Sweetwater

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Josh Miller

Global Project Manager

Zimmer Biomet

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Josh Pulfer

AVP Branches

3Rivers Federal Credit Union

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Justin Hayes

AVP , Small Business Lending Officer

Lake City Bank

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Kibwe Cooper

Founder

EmpowerYou Podcast/

Kibwe Kreative Inc.

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Kourtney Teegardin

Marketing Coordinator

The Hagerman Group

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Krissy Creager

Vice Chancellor for 

Enrollment Management

Purdue University Fort Wayne

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Laneisha Bennett

Owner

Leaving Legacy Memorial

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Lee Hoffmeier

Owner

Fort Wayne Industrial Revolution

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Melissa Singh

Associate Family Justice Center Director

Amani Family Services

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Mylisa Kelly

CEO/Founder

Bring Black Up

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Nicholas Podlaski

Attorney/Partner

Podlaski LLP - Attorneys

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Nick Heiny

Vice President and General Counsel

Metal Technologies

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Paris McFarthing

President and Co-Owner

Hop River Brewing Company

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Rachel Steinhofer

Partner

Barrett McNagny LLP

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Raven Morton

Disaster Program Manager

American Red Cross

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Réna Bradley

Community Development Director

Bridge of Grace Compassionate Ministries Center

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Rena Shown

Chief of Development & Strategic Partnerships

Turnstone Center

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Rochele Watson

Executive Director

Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry

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Scott Campbell

Corporate Counsel

Ambassador Enterprises

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Stephanie Taylor

Owner

Taylormade Agency

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Sunila Chowdhry, J.D.

Director of TRIO Upward Bound

Purdue University Fort Wayne

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Zachary M. Lightner

Owner

Lightner Law Firm, P.C.

2022 Special Section

2021 Special Section

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