This is the third year of Avenue’s Top 40 Under 40, and the fact that it’s been such a success is a testament to the young talented people in Edmonton who are planting roots here and impacting their communities. We hope the profiles in the following pages inspire you.
The 2011 Top 40 Under 40 class represents a variety of fields, but there are key factors that unite them all: they help to improve the quality of life in Edmonton and put this city on the map.
Our panel of judges, made up of Mayor Stephen Mandel, associate publisher of Avenue, Trudy Callaghan, and Top 40 alumni J’lyn Nye and Ian Mann, went through the editors’ shortlist to carefully select this group of finalists.
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