Dora Anderson

Dora Anderson

Vernon and area young professionals recognized

Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce Top 20 Under 40 recipients announced

  • Oct. 4, 2016 2:00 p.m.

The next five recipients in the KPMG Top 20 under 40 include a small business owner, a chartered accountant, a social media expert, a registered interior designer and a professional photographer.

The second annual KPMG Top 20 Under 40 recognizes the next generation of leaders in the North Okanagan who are making their mark through business success and community involvement.  Fifteen recipients have now been named with the final five to be announced on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

· Dora Anderson – 38-year-old partner with MQN Architecture & Interior Design who is dedicated to the principles of sustainable development

· Leah Campbell – 32-year-old who is in charge of social media and marketing with Davison Orchards

· Daniel Healey – 38-year-old senior manager at KPMG who is on the board of Downtown Vernon Association.

· Terence Giesbrecht – 31-year-old owner of Skyride Bike & Board Inc. and winner of several business awards for their start-up company.

· Peter Solymosi – 39-year-old general manager of White House Mortgages who is also a professional photographer and dedicates a lot of his time to refereeing soccer locally and provincially.

“The judges have been impressed with the quality of nominations we have received and it is going to make it difficult to select the final five,” said Dan Rogers, chamber general manager. “The program was meant to recognize the young leaders among us but also to inspire youth across the north Okanagan to dream big.”

A community recognition event for the Top 20 Under 40 as well as three rising stars is scheduled for Thursday. Oct. 20 at Okanagan College during small business week. Tickets for the event are available through the chamber.

For more info on the recipients visit: www.20under40vernon.ca.