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BIV's 2021 Forty under 40 award winners announced

Annual awards salute province's top young business leaders

Business in Vancouver has announced the recipients of this year’s Forty under 40 awards.

For more than a quarter-century the BIV Forty under 40 awards have recognized entrepreneurs, executives and professionals under the age of 40 who have demonstrated excellence in business, judgment, leadership and community contribution.

“We are proud to feature the accomplishments of so many strong leaders in an array of business activity in the province,” said BIV publisher and editor-in-chief Kirk LaPointe. “Our judges were again impressed with the calibre of nominees and the ultimate group of recipients.”

The winners will be featured in the annual Forty under 40 magazine in December for BIV subscribers and celebrated at an in-person event in April.

This year’s recipients are: Mark Adams of SNC Lavalin; Humaira Ahmed of Locelle Digital; Maryam Antkichi of Ecoaction; Tara Ataya of Hootsuite; Rattan Bagga of Jiva Organics; Ziad Boustany of RAM Engineering; Joel Bradley of Atomic Cartoons; Dani Bryant of Fasken; Joseph Cooke of WPIC Marketing + Technologies; Alan Cosgrave of MNP; Darcie Crowe of Canaccord; Laura Cundari of Blake’s; Rhogene Dadashzadeh of Scotiabank; Ty Duperron of Make Tafi 3D; Sam Gharegozlou of Axiom Zen/Dapper Labs; Jeffrey Golby of Acts for Water; Kevin Hatch of Twin Lions Contracting; Rajveer Hundal of PwC; Crystal Hung of Icon Marketing; Kendra Johnston of Association for Mineral Exploration; Jason Kiselbach of CBRE; Benjamin Lightburn of Filament Health; Taylor MacDonald of Caerus Capital Partners; Shannon Malovec of Provincial Health Services; Mitch Miller of Atlas Power Technologies; Drew Munro of UpMeals; Christopher Naismith of Audette; Jeanne-Marie Owens of Phoenix Labs; Tom Rossiter of RESAAS; Sophia Park of Royal Columbian Hospital; Jessica Prince of the BC Ministry of Jobs; Adam Segal of Stork Craft Manufacturing; Muneesh Sharma of BOMA BC; Michael Tan of Damon Motors; Amy Tanner of Ace and Riley; Mike Thiessen of Genus Capital; Jessica Verhagen of Hydra Energy; Dennis "Whonoak" Thomas of Tsleil-Waututh First Nation; Vikramadita Yadav of Tersa Earth Innovations; and Alexa Young of BC Council of Forest Industries.