40 Under Forty Awards

Nominations for 2024 40 Under Forty Awards

The next 40 Under Forty event will be held Thursday, March 21, 2024. Nomination information will be posted soon!

About 40 Under Forty

The 40 Under Forty awards are an annual celebration of talented Millennials and Generation Z professionals in the Berkshires who have shown their support for the region through leadership, community service, and a deep dedication to improving the quality of life for those living and working in the community.

40 Under Forty

Thursday, March 21, 2024
Berkshire Community College
Robert Boland Theater
1350 West St
Pittsfield, MA 01201

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  • 2022 40 Under Forty Awardees

    Thank you to our sponsors, volunteers, and the 2022 40 Under Forty Awardees for making this special evening a success!

    Click here to view the 2022 40 Under Forty Supplement (PDF)

    Congratulations to the 2022 40 Under Forty Awardees

    Leslie Appleget
    North Adams Public Schools

    Erica Chaves Barreto
    Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

    Ashley Benson
    Optimal Healing LLC

    Meg Bossong
    Williams College

    Laila G. Boucher
    Adams Community Bank

    Timothy James Butterworth
    Berkshire Innovation Center

    Marcus Coleman
    Raymond James

    Noah Cook-Dubin
    KANOA Consulting

    Michelle C. Decepida
    General Dynamics Mission Systems

    Mike Dell'Aquila
    Hot Plate Brewing Co.

    Lindsay M. DiCicco
    MA Department of Children and Families

    Ian Joseph Patrick Downey
    Motorhead Media Inc.

    Auric Kwesi Enchill
    Elegant Stitches

    Emily Gabriel
    Mill Town

    Carly Gaherty, M. Ed
    William Stickney Pittsfield Adult Learning Center

    Caroline Holland
    Mill Town

    Aaron Johnson/Boxxa Vine
    Berkshire District Attorney's Office

    Patrick T. Kavey
    Barnbrook Realty, The City of Pittsfield

    Lee Kohlenberger Jr.
    Berkshire Comfort Dog, Berkshire Dogs Unleashed

    Michelle Lopez
    Berkshire Immigrant Center

    Justin P. McKennon
    Electro Magnetic Applications (EMA)

    Joshua Meczywor
    McCann Technical School

    Erin M. Milne
    Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

    Michael C. Mongeon
    KJ Nosh Catering

    Stephen P. Murray, MPH, NRP
    Boston Medical Center

    Kelan O'Brien
    Williams College

    Ben O'Shaughnessy
    Sunshine Group Property Management

    Kevin M. Pink

    Dan Sadlowski
    Author, Pittsfield Public Schools

    Justin R. Scaduto
    General Dynamics Mission Systems

    Corey Stall
    Schellman and Company

    Kathleen M. Toomey
    MassHire Berkshire Workforce Board

    Stephanie VanBramer
    Pittsfield Public Schools

    Jennifer Vrabel
    Berkshire Health Systems

    Candace Morey Wall
    413 Theraworks

    Christopher J. Watford
    Community Access to the Arts, Inc.

    Niko White
    Purple Dragon Games

    Maryrose Williams
    Berkshire Community College

    Kristin M. Winsett
    Berkshire Community College

    Leonid Yantovsky
    Berkshire Bank

  • 2020 40 Under Forty Awardees
    Melissa Aitken
    Country Club of Pittsfield
    Michelle Cuevas
    Children's Book Author
    Marissa Kirchner
    Greylock Federal Credit Union
    Karen Ruiz León
    Berkshire Community College
    Erika Allison
    Willow - Investments for Loving Change
    Paul Dalton
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
    Melissa Letalien
    Guardian Life Insurance Company
    Lia Russell-Self
    WAM Theatre
    Ashley Alter
    Martino Glass Company, Inc.
    Michael DiCicco
    Lenco Armored Vehicles
    Jeremy Levesque
    Hillcrest Educational Centers - Highpoint Campus
    Clemente Sajquiy-Ramirez
    Green River Property Care
    Shannon Ashcroft
    Ashcroft Workplace Wellness and Radiance Yoga
    Lorena Dus
    Berkshire Immigrant Center
    Jeff Lowenstein
    Berkshire Community Action Council, Inc.
    Jamie Samowitz
    Roots Rising
    Anthony Beverly
    North Adams Police Department
    Jeff Gagnon
    Community Access to the Arts (CATA)
    Rachel Melendez Mabee
    PGA of America
    Dana Schildkraut
    Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
    Alison Brigham
    Lee Bank
    Aidan Gilligan
    Salisbury Bank and Trust Company
    Ricardo Morales
    City of Pittsfield
    Brendan Sheran
    Pittsfield High School - Pittsfield Public Schools
    Toni Buckley
    Berkshire Community College
    Bennjamin Griffin
    BART Charter Public School
    Matthew Muller
    Berkshire Community College
    Amy Sosne
    Williams College
    Timothy Burke
    Mill Town Capital
    Kayla Hollins
    Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
    Jacob Phillips
    MountainOne Bank
    Tammy St. John
    Pilates Fit
    Catheryn Chacon Ortega
    Ernst and Young
    Allyson Holmes
    Smith Green and Gold, LLP
    Abby Powers
    Justin Tenczar
    Berkshire Eye Center
    Lindsay Codwise
    Berkshire Bank
    Branden Huldeen
    Barrington Stage Co
    Daniel Proskin
    BBE Office Interiors
    Thaddeus Welch
    October Mountain Financial Advisors
  • 2019 40 Under Forty Awardees

    Daniel Alderman
    General Dynamics Mission Systems

    Alison Basdekis
    Miss Hall's School - and - Shaker Creek Farm

    Rebecca Beron
    Greylock Federal Credit Union

    Jamie Boehm
    Guardian Life Insurance Co

    Stephanie Bosley

    Kimberlee Chappell
    North Adams Public Schools

    Andre Charbonneau
    Adams Community Bank

    Christopher Clark
    Southern Berkshire Regional School District

    Marnie Clough
    Donovan O'Connor and Dodig, LLP

    Becky Cushing
    Mass Audubon's Berkshire Wildlife Sanctuaries

    Michelle Daly
    Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

    Shannon Davis
    Haddad Auto Group

    Sarah DeJesus

    Natalia DeRuzzio
    Volunteers in Medicine/ BCC

    Joe Durwin
    Albany Berkshire Ballet

    Alfred (A.J.) Enchill
    State Senator Adam G. Hinds

    Marianne Fresia
    Lee Bank and October Mountain Financial Advisors

    Sarah Gaffey
    Greylock Federal Credit Union

    Chrissy Garner
    Community Health Programs (CHP)

    Thasia Giles
    Jacob's Pillow

    Dina Guiel
    Berkshire County District Attorney's Office

    Joshua David Hall
    Lee Middle and High School

    Noel Henebury
    Blue Q

    Billy Keane
    Jan Perry Realty and Associates

    Jenna Knauss
    College Internship Program

    Kaitlin Levesque
    Berkshire Medical Center

    Julia Marko
    Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter Public School

    Becky Miner
    Miner Combat

    Michael Obasohan
    Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

    Katherine (Katie) O'Neil
    Stockbridge Library Association

    Bethany Pelletier
    Berkshire Children and Families

    Sunhwa Reiner
    Monument Valley Regional Middle School

    Molly Rivest
    CHP Barrington OB/GYN

    Sharif Rosen
    Williams College

    Charles Stephens
    Berkshire Community College

    Aurelien Telle
    Alta Restaurant and Wine Bar

    Catherine VanBramer
    City of Pittsfield

    David Weiner
    Knesset Israel

    The Reverend Timothy Weisman
    Zion Lutheran Church of Pittsfield

    Megan Wroldson
    The Brien Center

  • 2018 40 Under Forty Awardees

    Joseph Bergeron

    Elizabeth M. Bocchino
    General Dynamics Mission Systems

    Jennifer M. Breen
    Breen Law Office and Mediation

    Ryan T. Cowdrey
    Clayson Creative

    Joshua M. Cutler
    The Pittsfield Cooperative Bank

    Hannah E. DeLisle Stall
    Crane Currency

    Jerome T. Edgerton Jr.

    Brad J. Felix
    Greylock Federal Credit Union

    Zachary Feury
    Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

    Ethan S. Klepetar
    Hellman Shearn and Arienti, LLP

    Daniel Robert Larrow, CSCS
    Department of the Navy/USS Carl Vinson CVN 70

    Raw Sports Performance

    Kari Giordano
    Sundae Graphic Design and Photography

    Southern Berkshire Regional School District

    Jennibeth Gomez
    College Internship Program

    Michael Heck
    Townsquare Media Berkshire - Live 95.9 FM

    Shela M. Hidalgo
    Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

    Ashley Kellogg, LICSW
    Hillcrest Educational Centers; Highpoint Program

    Brent F. Filson
    Lever, Inc.

    Rev. Mark Longhurst
    First Congregational Church

    Keifer Gammell

    Melissa Lydon
    Arista Advisory Group, LLC.

    Luke Marion
    Chef and Owner, Otto's

    Jared J. Martin

    John S. Masten
    Greylock Federal Credit Union

    Alison A. McGee, Ed.S.
    Pittsfield Public Schools

    Kate Hanley Merrigan
    BART Charter Public School

    Helen Moon
    Fairview Hospita

    Timothy S. O'Donnell
    Guardian Life Insurance Company

    Colin M. Ovitsky
    Williams College

    Andres M. Ramirez
    The Funk Box Dance Studio

    Leah W. Reed
    Department of Developmental Services

    David Alan Rice
    Park Square Financial Advisors of Raymond James

    Samuel J. Russo
    General Dynamics Mission Systems

    Emily Schiavoni
    North Adams Public Schools

    Lauren M. Sottile
    Berkshire Museum

    Edmund R. St. John, IV
    The St. John Law Office

    Jillian M. St. John
    Williams College

    Ilana B. Steinhauer, FNP
    Volunteers in Medicine

    Michael J. Taylor
    City of Pittsfield

    Brett Westbrook
    Berkshire Children and Families

    Joseph Zlatnik, Esq.
    Hochberg Law Offices

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