40 Under Forty Awards

Events

2017 Award Recipients

McKerral, Jen (30)

McKerral, Jen (30)

In the last 10 years, Jen has found a way to make a living in the music industry from almost every angle. She has been a performer, presenter, consultant, artist manager, and most recently is working at launching Deadpan Studios with her partner, audio engineer and producer Matt Wiewel. Jen is a staunch advocate for [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Meehan, Rachel Amy (34)

Meehan, Rachel Amy (34)

Born and raised in Montreal, Rachel Meehan has been the director of alumni relations at Laurentian University since 2014. She holds a BA in Education from Concordia University, a certificate in Event and Meeting Management from George Brown College, and last month, received her MA in Leadership (with Honours) from the University of Guelph. She [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Morin, Melanie (39)

Morin, Melanie (39)

Melanie is the CEO/president of StaffStat, Inc., a fast-paced, rapidly growing software company servicing the health-care sector across Ontario. She spends her evenings and weekends as half of the acoustic duo Chicks with Picks and, together with her sister, runs a successful photography studio; Scrappy Sisters Photography. Born in Northern Ontario, Mel is an advocate [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Nesci, Ryan (28)

Nesci, Ryan (28)

I attended Niagara College for culinary school and I also attended Cambrian College for business. I have been emerged in the business world from a young age, as my parents have been business owners for 34 years. I have owned and operated Nesci’s Catering for nine years and Tony V’s Pizza and Restaurant for seven [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Nyabeze, Theresa (39)

Nyabeze, Theresa (39)

Theresa Nyabeze, a graduate of Laurentian University, is a professional mining engineer who works underground as a frontline supervisor for Vale. She lives in the mining capital of the world, Greater Sudbury, Ont. Theresa’s passions lie in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers, as well as encouraging mentoring as a way of promoting her [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Patman, Bryna (32)

Patman, Bryna (32)

Bryna graduated from Laurentian University with an Honours B.Comm. and began her career with Desjardins in 2007. She went on to obtain her Certified Financial Planning designation and ascended to the title of advisor in wealth management. Bryna has represented Northern Ontario twice at the Canadian Curling Club Championships and will be making another appearance [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Politi, Guseppe (34)

Politi, Guseppe (34)

Born June 11, 1983, to two Italian immigrants, I am the youngest of three children. Raised in Sudbury, I attended Sacred Heart, St. Raphael, and St. Charles College. I had a short stint playing soccer in Florida (NCAA), but returned to graduate from Laurentian University (H.B.Comm.), Brock University (MBA), and the University of Toronto (B.Ed.). [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Rebeiro, Lindsey (30)

Rebeiro, Lindsey (30)

Dr. Lindsey Rebeiro is a partner at ReBalance Physiotherapy & Chiropractic. Though her post-secondary education at Queen’s University and the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College took her away from home, she always knew she wanted to build her career in Sudbury. Lindsey is proud to work at a clinic which stresses an interdisciplinary and evidence-based approach [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Recollet, Cheryl (38)

Recollet, Cheryl (38)

Dedicating my time to ensure that our lands and waters are effectively managed for our future generations. Encouraging land-based learning initiatives. Fostering the development of robust working relationships. I am the director of sustainable development for my home community of Wahnapitae First Nation. I am also the president of the Aboriginal Leadership Circle (AELC), which [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Richard, Alain (30)

Richard, Alain (30)

Coming from Thunder Bay with his master’s in control engineering, Alain Richard has been working at BESTECH for the last six years, where he is now senior electrical engineer. Founded in 1995, BESTECH is a local engineering firm. One of BESTECH’s strengths, which Alain embodies, is to offer innovative solutions that enable mining operations to [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients