Dr. Kristina Brown selected as member of class of 2013 40 under 40

From Springfield Business Journal - SBJ.net

Judges choose 2013 class of 40 Under 40

Emily Letterman
Features Editor

An independent panel of judges has chosen 40 up-and-coming professionals as Springfield Business Journal’s 2013 class of 40 Under 40.

Since the inaugural class of 1999, the 40 Under 40 awards continue to honor individuals based on their professional and community accomplishments.

This year’s honorees, in alphabetical order, are: Dr. Kristina Brown, The School of Professional Psychology at Forest Institute; Danielle Burkin, Mercy Clinic-Facial Plastic Surgery; Meghan Chambers, Staxx and Jellybeans Children’s Store; Jamie Clark, Empire Bank; Katie Clouse, State Farm Insurance; Teresa Coyan, CoxHealth; Erin Danastasio, American Dehydrated Foods Inc.; Andy Denton, Evangel University; Chantal Drennen, Phoenix Home Care; Rhiannon Edwards, Ashley Furniture Homestore; Katie Pollock Estes, 417 Magazine; Stephen Evans, Evans Wealth Planning; Sara Forhetz, KY3 News; Nichole Goddard, Commerce Bank; Marty Goodnight, News-Leader Media Group; Landon Gray, Branson R-4 Schools; Elijah Haahr, Aaron Sachs & Associates PC and Missouri House of Representatives; Chad Harris, Marlin Network and Fair City News; Tony Hopkins, Springfield Builders Inc.; Emily Johnson, Revel Advertising; Mandy Jones, Family Pharmacy Inc.; Emily Journagan, Drury University; Michael Katrosh, Queen City Roofing and Contracting Co.; John Kimmons, Mid-West Family Broadcasting; Caitlin Kissee, Springfield Ballet Inc.; Jessica Kruse, Kruse Legal Services LLC; Richard Maltby, Carnahan, Evans, Cantwell & Brown PC; Adrienne McCoy, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Ozarks; Karen McKnight, Nixa Public Schools; Travis Miller, Miller Engineering PC; Randy Mitchum, Mitchum Jewelers; Ryan Murray, R.B. Murray Co.; Dawn O’Connor, Sac River Stables LLC; Dave Puckett, Great Southern Bank; Tara Rawlins, Raw Marketing LLC; Miles Ross, Veritas Public Relations LLC; Brian Todd, BKD LLP; Jeremy Trapp, Greene County Juvenile Office; Kelley Turner, Olsson Associates Inc.; and Luke Westerman, Computer Recycling Center LLC.

The 2013 class of 40 Under 40 will be honored during a 5:30 p.m. ceremony March 7 at Bass Pro Shops’ White River Conference Center, 600 W. Sunshine St. Tickets are $28 apiece and can be purchased at SBJ.net/4040.

SBJ has partnered with Springfield-based nonprofit Wish I May for the 40 Under 40 event in an effort to raise money and help provide happy birthdays to underprivileged children and their parents or guardians. The event will include a raffle and special donation opportunities.