Success South Florida Magazine Honors The 2009 40 Under 40 Black Leaders of Today and Tomorrow

MIAMI – Success South Florida Magazine, South Florida’s premiere magazine for black business professionals, recently announced its 2009 picks for the 40 under 40 leaders of today and tomorrow.

Over 160 nominees were selected for this honor by political, business and organizational leaders in South Florida.

The final 40 honorees were then hand-picked by an advisory committee composed of busin ess leaders in the fields of banking, media, politics, and medicine and community/non-profit leadership. Chosen for their professional accomplishments and tireless efforts to support our community, the 40 award recipients will be honored at a VIP reception on August 21st, at Mortons Steakhouse in Aventura.

“It gives me a special thrill to recognize and honor South Florida’s 40 Under 40 Leaders of Today & Tomorrow. These extremely driven and successful individuals are making their presence felt in South Florida professionally and never losing sight of their civic and social responsibilities and duties. I commend them for all they do,” Stated Success South Florida Magazine Publisher, Dexter A. Bridgeman.

Success South Florida’s 2009 40 under 40 leaders of today and tomorrow are:

• Judith Able
• Geneen Anderson
• Norvel Bethel II
• Stefanie R. Brown, MD
• Caroline Clerge, DC
• Jennifer Cody
• Cherisse Coley
• Kertch J. Conze, Esq.
• Donae Burston
• Michelle A. DeLancy, Esq.
• John L. Gay Jr., MST
• Mike Gelin
• Shaheewa Jarrett Gelin, Esq.
• Daniel Gould
• Vanessa Gregory
• Chauncy Hamlet
• Hank Harper
• Rachael D. Johnson, Esq
• Lisa Joseph
• Michelle Kirwin, MD
• Sharon Lawson
• Natalie McNeal
• Tequisha Y. Myles Esq.
• Lovely Payoute
• Mayor Andre D. Pierre Esq.
• Jay Pierre
• Pamela Paultre
• Latoya G. Rickets
• Kariff Rhooms
• Michele Samaroo, Esq.
• Jewel Tamarez
• Cassandra Theramene
• George Tinsley II
• Tiffany Torain, Esq.
• Rasheed Walton
• Nadeen S. White, MD
• Carlton Williams
• Sharrie Williams
• Troy Williams
• Ula Francoise Zucker

“I am truly honored and flattered to hav e been nominated,” stated honoree Dr. Michelle Kirwin, “Success South Florida Magazine has promoted others in the past and I was thrilled to learn that I was grouped among such esteemed individuals.”

“When I initially moved to South Florida almost 5 years ago, I never truly felt like a Floridian nor did I feel grounded, ” reflected honoree Judith Able, “fortunately, that has changed. To be included as an honoree with this esteemed and worthy group of individuals who have accomplished so much tells me that I have finally found my place and I am finally home.”

North Miami Beach Mayor and 2009 40 under 40 honoree, Andre Pierre added: ” It is truly an honor to be selected by Success South Florida Magazine. The Magazine does reflect the aggressive and progressive success of the young people of South Florida.

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