ACCE's 2019 40 Under 40
Emerging Leaders Shaping the Chamber Industry
ACCE is dedicated to recognizing and supporting the most talented professionals in the chamber industry. This new annual recognition program showcases 40 of the industry's best emerging leaders who have demonstrated success in their careers and made significant contributions in the communities they serve. The list includes CEOs and staff professionals from a wide variety of roles and chamber sizes. Their creativity, dedication and commitment to identifying innovative solutions will help shape the future of the chamber profession.
2019 Education and Talent Development Fellows
Abby Osborne, Salt Lake Chamber
Alesha Washington, Greater Cleveland Partnership
Alisha Benson, IOM, Greater Spokane Inc.
Allen Smith, CCE, Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce
Allison B. Walden, CFRE, IOM, Tulsa Regional Chamber
Amber Mooney, The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
Andy Johnston, IOM, Grand Rapids Chamber
Beth A. Bowman, CCE, IOM, Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce
Celia Richa, Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
Christie Rogers, CMP, NKY Chamber
Corey Atkins, Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce
David Pruente, IOM, Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Ellen Cutter, Greater Fort Wayne Inc.
Erin Aylor, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
Erin Erkins, Boise Metro Chamber
Heather Valudes, Lancaster Chamber
James Reddish, CEcD, Little Rock Regional Chamber
Jessica Verderame, Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce
Jessica Welch, IOM, Greater Irvine Chamber
Joe Murphy, Greater Des Moines Partnership
Jonathan Long, Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce
Joshua Gunn, Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce
Juliet Abdel, IOM, Westminster Chamber of Commerce
Kate Bates, Arlington Chamber of Commerce
Kate Lufkin, Kalispell Chamber of Commerce
Kelle Marsalis, CCE, IOM, Plano Chamber of Commerce
Kristin Craig, Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce
LaKendria Robinson, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce
Lindsay Henderson, Conway Area Chamber of Commerce
Lindsay M. Keisler, IOM, CCEC, Catawba County Chamber of Commerce
Lisa Hermes, CCE, IOM, McKinney Chamber of Commerce
Mark Fisher, Indy Chamber
Paul Rumler, Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce
Sara Swisher, IOM, Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce
Sarah Davasher-Wisdom, Greater Louisville Inc.
Sarah Moylan, Greater Omaha Chamber
Savannah Whitehead, Edmond Chamber of Commerce
Sherry Taylor, Mason Deerfield Chamber
Simone Thornton-Salley, IOM, Berkeley Chamber of Commerce
Tim Giuliani, CCE, Orlando Economic Partnership
Applications for the next class of 40 Under 40 will be available in March of 2020 here.