Honoring local business leaders under the age of 40 who are excelling in their career field. 

Criteria for the award is as follows:

  • Must work in Abilene

  • Must be under the age of 40 as of Jan. 1, 2023

  • Must not have been a previous 20 Under 40 honoree

Nominations for the Class of 2023 open Oct. 3, 2022. For questions or additional information, please reach out to our staff liaison here.

Meet the Class of 2022!

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Andrea Harden
General Manager,
Midway Plumbing

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 Andrea Jackson
Owner - Attorney and Counselor at Law,
Jackson Law Firm 

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Brad Barham
Pediatric Associates

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Brock New
Director of Business Development,
Development Corporation of Abilene

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Grant Seabourne
Assistant Vice President & Relationship Manager,
First Financial Trust

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Joe Mangrem
Project Manager,
Enprotec/Hibbs & Todd, Inc.

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Rebecca Bridges
Executive Director,
Center for Contemporary Arts

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Shawna Atkinson

City Secretary,

City of Abilene

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Talan Cobb
Market President, West Central Texas,
Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Danielle Robertson
Senior Director of Mission Services,
Goodwill - West Texas

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Jacob Hutson
Regional Sales Manager,
Benchmark Business Solutions

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Lindsay Flores
General Manager,
Lytle Land and Cattle

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Rosendo Contreras

Director of Patient Safety,

Hendrick Health

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Shelby Ebarb
Senior Manager,
Eide Bailly LLP

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David Bailey
Executive Vice President of Commercial Banking,
First Financial Bank

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Jeff Duncan
Assurance Senior Manager,
Condley and Company, LLP

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Martez Hawkins
Yo! Martez

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Ryan Feerer
Designer/Illustrator, ACU Graphic Design Program Director, and Professor of Design, 
Ryan Feerer Design & Illustration aka Feerer Co. and The Good Things

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Stephanie DeLaGarza
Assistant Director of External Relations,
Texas Tech University Health Science Center & The Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health 

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Trevor Rupe
Portfolio Manager,
Parkway Advisors