Class of 2014

Below is a list of the Business Observer’s 40 Under 40 winners from 2014 and links to their profiles.

Allen_Mellisa2_mugMellisa Allen

33, Head of Technology, Tervis

 

Amador_Rafaela1_mugRafaela Amador

32, Senior Director of Corporate Communications, Tampa Bay Rays

 

Arguelles_Albert1_mugAlbert Arguelles

39, Partner, Vice President, iPartnerMedia

 

Becker_Jason1_mugJason Becker

34, President and CEO, Golf Membership Consultants

 

Boy_Suzanne1_mugSuzanne Boy

34, Stockholder, Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt

 

Bruck_Chas1_mugCharles “Chas” Bruck

31, Principal, SoHo Capital

 

Cloud_Brenton1_mugBrenton Cloud

31, Vice President of Sales, Manatee Termite & Pest Control

 

Cobeaga_Gus1_mugGustavo “Gus” Cobeaga

31, Naples City President, Regions Bank

 

Doan_Linda1_mugLinda Doan

38, Entrepreneur in real estate, frozen yogurt and hospitality

 

Doyle_Heather1_mugHeather Doyle

39, Assistant State Attorney, Division Chief for the State Attorney’s Office for the 12th Judicial Circuit

 

Friedman_Nick1Nick Friedman

32, Co-Founder and President, College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving

 

Garcia_Elizabeth1_mugElizabeth McDaniel-Garcia

32, Founder, Head of School, Discovery Day Academy

 

Gower_Katie1_mugKatie Gower

35, Director of Business Development, Ed Taylor Construction

 

Grondahl_Jennifer2_mugJennifer Grondahl

39, President, YMCA Foundation of Sarasota

 

Hemmer_Jerry1_mugJerry Hemmer

37, CEO, Owner, Alliance Financial Group

 

Hindley_Mark2_mugMark Hindley

32, Vice President, Treasury Management Officer, IberiaBank

 

Julian_Harry1_mugHarry Julian

39, President, Pure Naples / Marine Team International

 

Khatri_Nilo1_mugNilo Khatri

34, Pediatric Dentist, Janoff & Khatri Pediatric Dentistry

 

Laney_Chris1_mugChris Laney

27, Director of Client Experience, boostDFM

 

LindstromMartin_Merritt4_mugMerritt Martin

32, State Legislative Affairs Director, Moffitt Cancer Center

 

Martin_Summer1_mugSummer Martin

36, Marketing and Events Coordinator, Pasco Economic Development Council

 

Martz_Amy1_mugAmy Martz

32, Photographer and Art Director, Self-employed

 

Miningham_Alex1_mugAlex Miningham

29, President, Discount Park and Ride

 

Monahan_Miranda1_mugMiranda Monahan

38, CEO, M-PowerTech

 

Patel_Aashish1_mugAashish Patel

33, Owner, Wooten’s Airboat Tours, Captain Jack’s Airboat Tours, Everglades City Motel

 

Raabe_Sam1_mugSamuel Raabe

33, General Sales Manager, Brandon Honda

 

Reader_Nick1_mugNick Reader

39, CEO, MVP Holdings

 

Ritter_James1_mugJames Bryan Caudill-Ritter

39, Founder and CEO, Pulse Business Solutions

 

Robinson_Will1_mugWill Robinson

38, Real Estate Attorney, Vice President, Blalock Walters PA

 

Rosenthal_Erik1_mugErik Rosenthal

37, President and Owner, Florikan

 

Simon_Neil1_mugNeil Simon

39, President, Envirostruct

 

Soliman_Omar1_mugOmar Soliman

32, Co-Founder & CEO, College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving

 

Soukup_Ruth1_mugRuth Soukup

36, CEO and Founder, Living Well Spending Less Inc.

 

Stone_Dan1_mugDan Stone

37, Vice President of Franchise Development, Front Burner Brands

 

Stopperan_Tony1_mugTony Stopperan

34, Owner/Manager at House of John Productions; Project Manager, Office of the President, Ringling College of Art and Design

 

Stroud_Emily1_mug

Emily Stroud

35, Owner/Designer, Hayden Reis

 

Tildsey_Sarah1_mugSarah Tildsey

38, Principal and Creative Director, ChappellRoberts

 

Tillery_Erica1_mugErica Tillery

36, Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Hodges University

 

Tomalin_Kanika2_mugKanika Jelks-Tomalin

39, Deputy Mayor, City of St. Petersburg

 

Wholwend_John1_mugJohn Wohlwend

28, Chief Financial Officer, Crush-It Inc.