Lubbock Chamber of Commerce announces Top 20 Under 40 award honorees

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LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — The following is a press release from the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce:

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce and the Young Professionals of Lubbock are excited to announce this year’s Top 20 Under 40 award recipients. The following will be honored at a banquet on Wed., Nov. 17 from 6-8 p.m. at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.

  • Daniel Albus, Parkhill
  • Lindsey Bartley, The Lindsey Bartley Team at Taylor Reid Realty
  • Kristin Bingham, South Plains College
  • Meagan Bratton, South Plains Food Bank
  • Jessie Cayton, Lubbock ISD
  • Sonya Garcia, Peoples Bank
  • Jera Gentry, UMC Health System
  • Paul Hunton, Texas Tech Public Media
  • Travis Johnson, FiberMax – BASF
  • Blu Kostelich, City of Lubbock
  • LeAnne Lagasse, ROI Talent Development
  • Clark Lammert, Madera Residential
  • Drew Landry, South Plains College
  • Dustin Janssen, Parkview Pediatric Dentistry
  • Christopher Lopez, Lubbock ISD
  • Liz Morgan, Parkhill
  • Claire Nevarez, Texas Tech University
  • Alyssa Pugh, CoNetrix
  • Megan Sunderman, The Texas Tech Club
  • Clay Taylor, Texas Tech University

This award recognizes 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 banquet will feature a discussion with community leaders including Texas Tech University System regent Dusty Womble, Lubbock Chamber of Commerce CEO Kay McDowell, and UMC Health System Vice President Betty Cornell. The featured speakers will share with this year’s award winners how they laid the foundation for their successful careers.

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting Rachel McMillan at or by calling the Lubbock Chamber office at (806) 761-7000. To learn more about the Chamber visit or follow the LCC on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn.

About the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce
The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce represents almost 1,500 businesses and over 79,000 employees on the South Plains, which accounts for over $2 billion in annual household earnings in Lubbock and West Texas. Since 1913 the Chamber, as a catalyst for business growth; a convener of leaders and influencers; and a champion for a stronger community, has served as a unified voice of business by actively advocating for a pro-jobs, pro-growth, pro-business climate.

(Press release from the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce)

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