Georgia’s rising stars

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This year’s 40 Under 40 marks the 22nd time Georgia Trend has honored the state’s rising stars under the age of 40. They represent government, small and large businesses, nonprofits, education, healthcare, banking and professional sports. The magazine staff chose these inspiring young professionals from more than 300 nominations. Read each of their stories in this month’s “2018 40 Under 40.”

If you’d like to network with these future leaders, join us at the 40 Under 40 Awards Ceremony on Oct. 30, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Georgia Aquarium’s Oceans Ballroom. To purchase tickets, contact Me’Sha Golden by Oct. 23 at or call 678-381-2163.

Photo, from left, Sojourner Marable Grimmett, director of external affairs for the Atlanta Region of National Church Residences; Julio Portillo, executive director of MidTown Inc. in Columbus; Janet Geddis, owner of Athens’ Avid Bookshop; and Tim Hur, managing broker for Point Honors and Associates Realtors in Atlanta.

Photo by Jennifer Stalcup.

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