40 Leaders Under Forty

40 Leaders Under Forty

Sponsored by iBi magazine, 40 Leaders Under Forty is an annual celebration of young leadership in Greater Peoria. Through nominations submitted by the community, the region's top young leaders are honored each year at a prestigious reception.

Nominations for the Class of 2019 will be accepted beginning August 1, 2019.

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Alumnus of the Year! This year's winner will be unveiled at the 40 Leaders Alumni Social on Thursday, August 1, 2019. Enjoy food and drinks and meet this year's honoree while networking with your fellow leaders. Tickets and more details will be available soon!

40 Leaders Alumnus of the Year


2018 Award Ceremony

The 2018 class of 40 Leaders Under Forty was unveiled on November 1, 2018 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel in East Peoria. Read the November 2018 issue of iBi to learn more about this distinguished group of young professionals.

Alyssa Emanuelson with her mother and Dr. Sharon Desmoulin-Kherat
Corey Campbell with family
Priscilla Slaughter with family and friends
Robert J. Hills with his parents, wife, Ray LaHood and Kent Noble
Andre W. Allen with his wife Jaleesha

Check out more photos from the 2018 event....

25 Years of 40 Leaders Under Forty

Sponsorship Opportunities

40 Leaders Under Forty would not be possible without the generous support of its sponsors. Are you interested in becoming a sponsor?

Attention 40 Leaders Alumni!!

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View the complete list of 40 Leaders alumni.

Check out our YouTube channel to watch videos of 40 Leaders alumni.

Thanks to Our Sponsors...

Caterpillar, Inc. RLI Corp.
Bradley University Foster College of Business Hometown Community Banks
Farnsworth Group OSF HealthCare
Busey Bank Community Foundation of Central Illinois
Commerce Bank River City Construction
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