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2019 NGLA Finalists Announced; Tickets Available
Northern Kentucky Young Professionals (NKYP) is pleased to announce the 2019 Next Generation Leader Award (NGLA), finalists.

Northern Kentucky Young Professionals (NKYP) is pleased to announce the 2019 Next Generation Leader Award (NGLA) finalists. 


The NGLAs salute and applaud young professionals under the age of 40 for significant professional accomplishments, demonstrated leadership, and community impact. This year, the NGLAs celebrate ten years of highlighting talented young leaders, and the continued impact that former NGLA recipients are making throughout the region.


The finalists for 2019 are:


ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT & RECREATION

Jacob Brooks, YMCA of Greater Cincinnati

Kirby Neumann, Cincinnati Art Museum

Justin Otto, Newport on the Levee

 

BUSINESS, FINANCIAL & LEGAL SERVICES

Keith Carlson, VonLehman

Garry Horton, Gilman Partners

David Kay, PNC

 

COMMUNICATIONS, MARKETING & SALES

Tess Brown, Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky

Ryan Campbell, Cincinnati Bell

Suzanne Murray, Pure Romance


COMMUNITY OUTREACH & SOCIAL SERVICES

Danielle Armine, Welcome House

Kim Harp, REDI

Kristen Smitherman-Voltaire, Turner Construction


EDUCATION & WORKFORCE

Bill Bradford, Fort Thomas Independent Schools

Tom Haggard, Brighton Center

Amanda Klare, Beechwood Independent Schools


ENTREPRENEURIAL

Mavis Linnemann, The Delish Dish and Made by Mavis

Peeyush Shrivastava, Genetesis

Stephen Williams, Bouquet Restaurant


GOVERNMENT & PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Kristin Baldwin, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

Laura Brinson, Northern Kentucky Health Department

Kevin Donnelly, REDI


MEDICAL & HEALTHCARE SERVICES 

Emma Schmidt, Emma Schmidt & Associates

Brittany Sorrell, St. Elizabeth Healthcare

Murphy Stephens, St. Elizabeth Healthcare

 

TECHNOLOGY, MANUFACTURING & DESIGN

Mike Grout, C-Forward

Miranda Sheeks, CTI

Chad Summe, Quotient Technology


In addition to the NGLAs, NKYP will reveal the winners of two additional awards:


2019 NKYP Legend Award: The NKYP Legend Award is presented to an individual that was an active young professional leader with Legacy/NKYP, and who has continued to inspire leadership and career success after their participation.


2019 Emerging Philanthropist Award: Presented by the Northern Kentucky Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, this award recognizes a young philanthropic leader, 40 years or younger, who demonstrates a passionate desire to give back and make Greater Cincinnati a more vibrant, prosperous region. The recipient gives generously of his or her time, experience, and resources for the benefit of our community – and inspires others to do the same.


All award winners will be announced during the NGLAs celebration at Newport Aquarium (1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071) on Thursday, July 18, 2019. Tickets to the event, which runs from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., are $40 each, $35 for NKYP Passport Holders, and are available online at nkychamber.com/NGLA.


For information regarding the NGLAs or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, contact Amanda Johannemann at ajohannemann@nkychamber.com.


The NKYP Title Sponsor is Duke Energy and the NKYP Presenting Sponsor is MCM CPAs & Advisors. Current sponsors of the 2019 NGLAs include Presenting Sponsor: St. Elizabeth Healthcare; Silver Sponsors: CTI Clinical Trial & Consulting, Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Horizon Community Funds of Northern Kentucky, Newport on the Levee, Turner Construction, and VonLehman; Supporting Sponsor: First Financial Bank, and Venue Sponsor: Newport Aquarium.