40 Leaders Under Forty

40 Leaders Under Forty

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. The Class of 2019 will be honored on November 4, 2019.

Who will be in this year's class? Tickets for the 2019 40 Leaders Under Forty Award Ceremony are now on sale at 309tix.com. Reserve your seat today!

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Hometown Community Banks Farnsworth Group OSF HealthCare
Cullinan Properties, Ltd. Bob Lindsay Honda Community Foundation of Central Illinois
UnityPoint Health Foundation Methodist | Proctor Commerce Bank  

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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