12 Years of Inspiring Community!

Rising Business Stars always bring their best. Creative, energetic, exceptionally hardworking – they take action to get the job done. They give, seeking opportunities to improve the community around them. They inspire others to excellence.

These high achievers know what it takes to make our region vibrant, strong and livable – and they’re just getting started! Nominations for 2019 are closed.

20 Under 40 Awards: Inspire Community - Lead, Act, Give

In its first 11 years, the 20 Under 40 Awards program honored 220 of our community’s brightest professionals. Their accomplishments energize us. Their potential excites us. We can’t wait to see what they do next!

“I find joy in seeing the impact past winners make on our community. Every year I’m inspired when I read through the nominations. It’s always a very difficult decision to pick just 20 people to recognize.”

—Ralph Parshall, General Manager

Mercedes-Benz of Eugene

Collaborators Inspired to Recognize Young Professionals

“The Eugene Chamber is committed to lifting up the accomplishments and empowering young professionals to step boldly into leadership positions in our community. We appreciate the recognition of our region’s rising business stars through the 20 under 40 awards program and are excited to come on as a formal partner to help produce this exciting event with Mercedes-Benz of Eugene. Our chamber is launching a whole new suite of young professional programming this year, and this event will be a great addition.” 

—Brittany Quick-Warner, President & CEO

Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce 

“KEZI 9 News is thrilled to be a partner in this event to recognize the best and brightest young professionals in our community.” 

—Mike Boring, Vice President & General Manager

KEZI 9 News

“The 20 under 40 program is a wonderful way to recognize the best our community has to offer. We’re fortunate these individuals dedicate their talent, leadership and innovation to our community.” 

—Brad Smith, CPA, Partner in Charge

Moss Adams, Eugene office


Send us an email at info@20under40awards.com