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Finalists Announced for LEGACY Next Generation Leadership Awards

LEGACY, an organization serving young professionals in northern Kentucky and Cincinnati, announced the 2018 Next Generation Leader Award finalists.  

The Next Generation Leader Awards (“NGLAs”) are designed to salute the region’s young professionals under the age of 40 for significant accomplishments in their chosen professional field, demonstrated leadership, as well as their contribution to the community.  

ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT, RECREATION

Katelyn C. Banks, Kate’s Catering & Personal Chef Services

Kimberly Best, The Carnegie

Christie Rogers, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

BUSINESS & FINANCIAL SERVICES

Holly Mazzocca, Bartlett Wealth Management

Ryan Piper, Stett Transportation

Emerald Sparks, Emerald Sparks LTD

Bob Whelan, Core Risk Services

COMMUNICATIONS, MARKETING & SALES

Drew Boehmker, Scooter Media

Tess Brown, Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky

Rachel Stydnicki, American Heart Association

COMMUNITY & SOCIAL SERVICES

Talia Frye, Brighton Center, Inc.

Dr. Angelica Hardee, The Health Collaborative

Amanda Peters, NKADD

EDUCATION

Keith Lanser, Mount St. Joseph University

Ashley McClure, Covington Partners

Dannie Moore, Northern Kentucky University

ENTREPRENEURIAL

Kate Moeves, 501 Salon

Andrea Siefring-Robbins, Urban Stead Cheese

JB Woodruff, Kentucky Innovation Network/UpTech

GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Jessica Fette, City of Erlanger

Aftab Pureval, Hamilton County Clerk of Courts

Susan Topmiller, Kenton County Attorney’s Office

LEGAL SERVICES

Sarah Billiter Cameron, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Alyse Hoffer, Frost Brown Todd LLC

Liz Reeder, Strauss Troy Co., LPA

MEDICAL/HEALTHCARE SERVICES & TECHNOLOGY

Laura Capannari, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Brittany Cress, Mubea

Jon Hunley, St. Elizabeth Healthcare

In addition to the NGLAs, LEGACY will present two additional awards:

Legacy Legend Award: The LEGACY Legend Award is presented to a previous member of LEGACY who has continued to inspire leadership and career success after participation in the organization.

Legacy Impact Award: The LEGACY Impact Award is awarded to a member of the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky executive community who has positively influenced the work of young professionals.

Lastly, The Northern Kentucky Fund of The Greater Cincinnati Foundation will present the 2018 Emerging Philanthropist Award. This award recognizes a young philanthropic leader who demonstrates a passionate desire to give back and make Greater Cincinnati a more vibrant, prosperous region where everyone can thrive – and inspires others to do the same.

All award winners will be announced during the Next Generation Leader Awards dinner at The Madison Event Center in Covington on July 19. Tickets to the event, which runs from 6 – 9 p.m., are $50 each, and are available online at http://www.legacyleadership.org/event/ngla2018/

For information regarding the NGLAs or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, contact Lauren Huizenga, co-chair of the Next Generation Leader Awards, ([email protected]) or Evan Katt ([email protected]).

-Staff report