What: Austin Under 40 Awards Gala
Where: JW Marriott
The lowdown: The winners of this year's Austin Under 40 Awards were revealed on Saturday, March 7 at a gala honoring the city's hardest-working young professionals. Fourteen winners were selected from 70 nominees chosen for their professional achievement and impact on the community. The rest of Austin's professional community came out to support these young, bright stars during a splendid evening of celebration.
The prestigious title of Austinite of the Year was bestowed on Jonny Rodgers, partner with the DEN Property Group, who was also the recipient of the Real Estate Award. "Right now it feels like the city of Austin just came up and gave me a big hug," Rodgers said. See the full list of winners here.
The annual celebration benefits the Young Women's Alliance Foundation and Austin Young Men's Business League Sunshine Camps.
Who: Jonny Rodgers, Daniel Becka, Matt Fajkus, Gerardo Interiano, Jose Beciero, Chelsea McCullough, Shaady Ghadessy, Jonny Rogers, Jenifer Sarver, Andrea Campaigne, Leon Chen, Vanessa Fuentes, Heather McKissick, Matthew Hinsley, Britni Rachal, Ashley Flores, Jordan Hefton, Gordon Moore, Terri Broussard Williams, Lemuel Williams, Daniel Becka, Vanessa Fuentes, John King, Phoebe Chen, Sarah Harrington, and Hannah Meyer.