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Young Professionals of Lubbock - 20 Under 40 Award Recipients


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Erin Gregg LUBBOCK, Texas – The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce and the Young Professionals of Lubbock are thrilled to announce the 2019 Top 20 Under 40 award recipients. The following will be honored at a banquet on Wed., Nov. 13 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.

Chelsea Anders | Lubbock Moms Blog
Dr. Arica Black | The Hearing Doctor
Jonathan Botros | Texas Tech University
Kenneth Castillo | Voice of Hope
Hillary Cobb | OneVoiceHome
Collin Cooper | Lone Star State Bank
Taylor Flowers | Brookdale Senior Living
Erin Gregg | Lubbock ISD
Wiley Guy | Gallagher Ashmore
Dr. Raegan Higgins Siwatu | Texas Tech University
Yvonne Limon | Lee Lewis Construction, Inc.
Marc Lopez | UMC Health System
AJ McCleod | YWCA Lubbock
Lacey Nobles | City of Lubbock
Abby Reed | Family Guidance and Outreach Center of Lubbock
Dr. Marie Sbeiti | Foundation of Health & Wellness
Nicholas Skeen | UMC Health System
Slade Terry | FirstBank & Trust
Victoria Whitehead | High Plains Water District
Dan Williams | Williams & Co. Real Estate / Location Rentals
Lupe Zermeño | Officewise

This initiative aims to recognize outstanding individuals under the age of 40 who exemplify leadership in their careers, while actively participating in making Lubbock a better place to live, work, play, learn and raise a family.

The keynote speaker will be Keith Bryant, Lubbock-Cooper ISD Superintendent and Lubbock Chamber board member. Last month Bryant was named the 2019 Superintendent of the Year by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB). He has been in education administration for 23 years, with the past six years at Lubbock-Cooper ISD, and he earned his bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and superintendent certification from Texas Tech University.

The award banquet is presented by Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA). For more sponsorship opportunities contact Kyle Jacobson at Individual tickets are available here or call the Lubbock Chamber office at (806) 761-7000.

For more information about the Young Professionals of Lubbock, visit