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Business Journal names 40 Under Forty class of 2013

October 10, 2013
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Business Journal names Forty Under 40 class of 2013
A shot of the Grand Rapids Business Journal's photo album featuring the 40 Under Forty class of 2013. Photo via

The Grand Rapids Business Journal has revealed the 40 Under Forty class of 2013.

The Business Journal shared photo galleries this week of the 40 community leaders at and its Facebook page.

A 36-page supplement on the class is also online and will be included in next week's issue of the Business Journal.

The 40 Under Forty nominees come from a variety of backgrounds and industries, representing the diversity of the Grand Rapids business community.

Each nominee has contributed significantly to the greater Grand Rapids community, through involvement on boards, with local nonprofits and by connecting their industry peers.

Goei Center reception

The 40 Under Forty class of 2013 will be recognized next Wednesday, during a special event at the Goei Center, which will feature Gov. Rick Snyder and distinguished 40 Under Forty alumnus Sam Cummings, principal and managing partner at CWD Real Estate Investment.

Selection process

The class was picked by a panel of judges, who evaluated nominations for the designation: Bob Thomas, executive director of Michigan Chamber of Commerce Foundation, which includes Leadership Michigan; Lou Glazer, president of Michigan Future and Jeanne Englehart, 2013 ATHENA winner, tech business owner, former Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce president and partner at The Charter Group.

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