Junior Achievement of Central Indiana is announcing its finalists for the 17th annual Indy’s Best and Brightest event. The nonprofit says the event honors 100 of central Indiana’s “most outstanding young professionals, age 40 and under, in 10 different industries.”
Winners will be shared via a virtual awards program on March 11. The nonprofit says all 100 finalists will be recognized and the winners in each category will be announced.
“KPMG is proud to serve as the presenting sponsor for this noteworthy event for the 17th consecutive year,” said Mark Shaffer, MidAmerica Partner in Charge, Audit of KPMG LLP. “We understand the importance of honoring these young professionals, who also serve as outstanding role models and mentors for the youth of our community and will make sure they are honored with the same enthusiasm virtually.”
The categories include: Accounting; Banking & Financial Services; Education & Nonprofit; Government; Health & Life Sciences; Law; Manufacturing, Retail & Services; Media, Entertainment & Sports; Real Estate, Development & Construction; and Technology.
The event was created by Junior Achievement to recognize up-and-coming talent and future leaders. The nonprofit says finalists in each category are judged based on professional accomplishments, civic contributions, character, and leadership qualities.
You can view a list of the finalists by clicking here.