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BIV's 2020 Forty under 40 winners announced

Annual awards pay tribute to B.C.'s brightest and best young entrepreneurs

Business in Vancouver has announced its Forty Under 40 recipients for 2020.

The awards recognize the achievements of B.C.'s young entrepreneurs, executives and professionals with demonstrated excellence in business, judgment, leadership and community contribution.

“We are very proud to honour the recipients,” said Kirk LaPointe, BIV publisher and editor-in-chief. “As it is every year, the competition was strong among a large field of nominees, which made the judging quite challenging.”

The recipients include:

Braam Jordaan, Convo Communications; Troy Abromaitis, Bucci Developments; Solon Bucholtz, LBC Studios; Corinne Caldwell, British Columbia Real Estate Association; Natalie Chan, Be the Change Group; Zac Cohen, Trulioo; Jon Conlin, Fasken; Joshua Davis, JL Davis Enterprises; Emilie de Rosenroll, South Island Prosperity Partnership;  Mitchell Demeter, Netcoins; Joe Deobald, Full Frame Marketing; Carling Dick, Earnscliffe Strategy; Ramin Estifaie, CSN Pharma; Sarah Gulbrandsen, Ring Partner; Christian Hamm, SiteMax Systems; Kevin Heyries, AbCellera; Jennifer Hollinshead, Peak Resilience; Dustin Johnson, Save-On-Foods; Matthew May, Coast 2000 Terminals; Aliya Mohamed, Translink; Joshua Myers, BC Centre for Ability; Nima Nabavi, ExcelSense Technologies; Ryan O'Shea, Miracon Development; Kathleen Reid, Switchboard; Dylan Rekert, Very Polite Agency; Jason Robertson, Nimbus Synergies; Harj Rohal, Alpine Building Maintenance Anna Sainsbury, GeoComply; Reza Sanaie, Beanworks Inc.; Vahid Shababi Shad, Victory Square Technologies; Amir Sharif, CASAcraft; Kosi Stobbs, Property Owl Group of Companies; Anna Stukas, Carbon Engineering; Rogayeh Tabrizi, Theory + Practice; Christian Thomson, Marwick Marketing; Sean Tyson, Quietly Media; Chris van Dyck; Crafty Apes VFX; Kevin Westell, Pender Litigation; Cecilia Yeung, PTSD Support for Nurses; and Russell Zishiri, Anaconda Systems.

Winners will be featured in the annual Forty Under 40 magazine and celebrated at a gathering in early December.