Future 15 & Young Professional Awards

 

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Future 15 annually profiles 15 area young professionals who are growing and excelling in their respective fields. These individuals are currently influencing the growth, prosperity and quality of life in Brown County and will demonstrate the ability to positively impact the area in the future through professional accomplishments and community involvement.

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Young Professional of the Year

Sponsored by Hawkins Ash CPAs

Young Professional of the Year will be selected from the pool of Future 15 recipients. This honor is presented to an individual with a demonstrated commitment to Brown County through civic and business involvement, especially during the past year. He/She will possess values consistent with those of Current including an unwavering responsibility to the community through involvement with local organizations that elevate the overall quality of life in Brown County and our ability to attract and retain young talent.

Qualifications
  • Open to anyone living or working in Brown County.
  • Must be age 21-40 on or before Dec. 31 of this year.
  • Previous winners are not eligible to re-apply for a minimum of three years.
  • If selected as a recipient, must agree to be profiled in a special section for the Green Bay Press-Gazette as well as a video to be shown at the awards event and uploaded to our website.
  • Must provide responses to application questions.
  • Applying for Future 15 will automatically submit your application for consideration for Young Professional of the Year.
  • If applying for Future 15/Young Professional of the Year, the applicant is not eligible to apply for Young Entrepreneur of the Year during the same year.

2016 Young Professional of the Year: Matt Bero – Design Bero




 

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Young Entrepreneur of the Year 

Sponsored by M2 Logistics, Inc.

This award is presented to a local business owner who exemplifies and holds true a commitment to Brown County through his/her demonstrated business entrepreneurial accomplishments. Consideration includes but goes beyond financial success by evaluating the individual's positive impact on the community as an entrepreneur. In addition, evaluating business success compared to defined goals will be considered.

Qualifications
  • Nominations open to anyone with at least 20 percent ownership of a business in Brown County.
  • Must be age 21-40 on or before Dec. 31, 2016.
  • Previous winners are not eligible to reapply for a minimum of three years.
  • Demonstrated business success and ownership for a minimum of three years.
  • Must employ at least two employees, not including yourself. 
  • General comments on financial success are acceptable, but refrain from providing specific financial information.
  • Must provide responses to application questions.
  • If applying for Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Future 15: Young Professional of the Year, the applicant is not eligible to be represented in both categories during the same year. If the individual is selected as a finalist in both categories, recipient will need to select which category they would like to be represented in that year. 

2016 Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Laura Mossakowski – Laura Mossakowski LLC

 


Next Generation Best Place to WorkPAi

Sponsored by PAi

This award is presented to a business that demonstrates a commitment to the development of young professionals, adapts work-life friendly policies, values generational differences and institutes attraction and retention initiatives for young talent.

Qualifications
  • Must be a business located in Brown County.
  • Previous winners are not eligible to reapply for a minimum of three years.
  • Must provide responses to application questions.
  • Individual submitting application must be authorized to do so on behalf of their company.
  • Size of the employer is not a qualifying factor as consideration is judged by what the employer is doing with the resources at their disposal. As such, applicants are encouraged to discuss their achievements relative to available resources.

2016 Next Generation Best Place to Work: Performa, Inc.

Future 15 Fire & Ice Gala

Hyatt on Main/KI Convention Center

Thursday, April 26, 2018
5 p.m. - 9 p.m. 

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Next Generation Best Place to Work Award application

Young Entrepreneur Award application


About Future 15 & Young Professional Awards
Current
– Young Professionals Network is a program of the Greater Green Bay Chamber that works to attract, engage, develop and retain young talent in the Greater Green Bay area. Current strives to captivate the young professional audience and initiate their involvement in the local business community.

Current created the young professional awards in 2007 as a way to honor those that advance our mission by profiling their best practices that could be adopted by other local individuals and organizations. Additionally, Current sought to recognize area young professionals in our community who are composing noteworthy accomplishments and contributing to the overall quality of life in Greater Green Bay.

Future 15 recipients will be announced and profiled in a special section in the Green Bay Press-Gazette prior to the awards program. Young Professional of the Year, Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Next Generation Best Place to Work will be announced at the event on April 26, 2018. All nominators, nominees and applicants will receive an invitation to the event, standard event fees and registration policies apply.

Self applications are encouraged for all awards. Nominate an individual/organization without submitting responses to the questions. Your nominee will receive an automated email communication indicating they have been nominated by you and encouraging they apply by providing responses to the required questions.