PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News has announced the winners of the 2011 40 Under Forty competition, to be honored at a July 28 event at Newport’s International Tennis Hall of Fame.
The men and women of the 2011 class were selected from the more than 115 applicants, and will be profiled in a print supplement to the August 1 issue of PBN.
The 40 Under Forty winners have been chosen based on career success and community involvement. All are young professionals who have made a commitment to making a difference on a local, national or international scale.
The 2011 40 Under Forty honorees (listed alphabetically), along with their employer/business:
Katie A. Ahern – Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLP
Mary-Kim Arnold – Rhode Island Council for the Humanities
David J. Beauchesne – Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School
Noah Benedict – Rhode Island Primary Care Physicians Corp.
Alison Bologna – WJAR-TV NBC 10
Peter Cottrell – Amgen Inc.
Jessica David – The Rhode Island Foundation
Ewa M. Dzwierzynski – Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
Kerry E. Evers – Pro-Change Behavior Systems Inc.
James C. Gallagher – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island
Jennie Chiller Gordon – Rhode Island Quality Institute
Ellen Gracyalny – Gracie's Restaurant
Jessica Grey – GTECH Corp.
Mark Guarraia – Ximedica LLC
Susan Henrikson – UnitedHealthcare of New England
Katy A. Hynes – Alder Pollock & Sheehan PC
Charles P. Iacono – Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island
Todd S. Knapp – Envision Technology Advisors LLC
Brian J. Lamoureux – Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC
Brian LaPlante – LaPlante Sowa Goldman
James C. Lehouiller – DiLeonardo International Inc.
Anthony J. Mangiarelli – Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co. Ltd.
Sabina Matos – Providence City Councilwoman
Leeds Mitchell IV – MG Commercial Real Estate
Basem Neseim – FM Global
Brian C. Newberry – Donovan Hatem LLP
Michael Nula – Elite Physical Therapy Inc.
Alex Perullo – Bryant University
Yahaira Placencia – Bank of America
Matthew R. Plain – Taylor Duane Barton & Gilman LLP
Rachel L. Rafaelian – Alex and Ani Inc.
Jen Hetzel Silbert – Innovation Partners International
Joesph L. Silva – Bank Rhode Island
Louis J. Simon – Sullivan & Company CPA's LLP
Victoria J. Smith – American Heart Association
Christopher G. Thanos – CytoSolv Inc.
Stephen R. Ucci – Raytheon Co.
Lauren F. Verni – Partridge, Snow & Hahn LLP
David A. Vonner II – Hasbro, Inc
Linda G. Weisinger – SWAP Inc.
The event celebrating the 2011 class of 40 Under Forty will take place on Thursday, July 28, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport. The event is to be catered by Russell Morin, and features wines from Newport Vineyards, brews from Newport Storm and a martini bar from Cold River Vodka. To make reservations, visit the events page at PBN.com.
The 2011 40 Under Forty program is presented by Providence Business News and sponsored by Bank Newport, Cox Business, the International Tennis Hall of Fame and AM 790.
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