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2nd Annual 4 Under 40

Boone Area Chamber of Commerce
Event organized by Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

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Sixteen members of the High Country community have been selected as category finalists for the 2nd annual Boone Area Chamber of Commerce 4 Under 40 Awards.

Winners will be announced at an awards luncheon, Wednesday April 18th, from 11:30 am-1 pm at Harvest House in Boone. The event is presented by Appalachian Commercial Real Estate.

The finalists for each category are listed below:

Business Owner:

Nathaniel Brackett, Victorian Inn

Melissa Helms, Woof Pack Pet Services & Dog Training

Chase Luddeke, Mellow Mushroom

Tyler Moffatt, Moffatt & Moffatt, PLLC


Allison Dodson, Appalachian State University

Zack Green, The Mountain Alliance

Madison Hollar, Cove Creek School

Tierra Stark, Watauga High School

Non-Profit Business Professional:

Andy Hill, MountainTrue

Jesse Pope, Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation

Angela McMann, Western Youth Network

Danny Wilcox, We Can So You Can Foundation

Rising Star:

Anna Oakes, Mountain Times Publications

Keith Shockley, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Allen Storie, Hound Ears Golf Club

Danielle Wade, Jackson Sumner & Associates

“Once again, our committee was overwhelmed with the number of submissions and quality of candidates across all categories,” said Boone Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO David Jackson. “We feel the strength of the High Country business community has been best shown through its established leaders. This initiative helps to showcase those emerging leaders who have demonstrated their impact by positively influencing our community, and will be ready to take the leadership handoff as we move forward.”

All finalists will be recognized at the 4 Under 40 awards luncheon April 18th. Tickets are $20 for chamber members and $25 for the general public and can be purchased here. Corporate tables are also available and include special recognition at the event.

If you have questions, please contact the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce at 828-264-2225 or email david@boonechamber.com.