Valentina Escobar-Gonzalez receiving award for Forty under 40 Tri-Cities, TN/VA

40 under Forty Tri-Cities, TN/VA

40 under Forty Tri-Cities, TN/VA Valentina Escobar-Gonzalez

I’ve been selected as a honoree of The Tri-Cities Business Journal 20th annual class of 40 Under Forty. The publication recognizes 40 “rising stars” of the Tri-Cities business community under 40 years of age. The event was at a black-tie-optional gala at The Millennium Centre Friday, October 26.

Previous honorees include:  “Jerry Caldwell, executive vice president and general manager, Bristol Motor Speedway; Steve Darden, attorney, Hunter Smith and Davis and former Johnson City mayor; Tommy Greer, managing partner, Blackburn Childers and Steagall; Jon Lundberg, president, The Corporate Image and Tennessee state representative; Anne Pope, former national co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission; Ron Ramsey, Lt. Governor of Tennessee; Lottie Fields Ryans, vice president and general manager, CenturyLink; Steve Smith, president and CEO, K-VA-T Food Stores (Food City) and Tony Treadway, president and CEO, Creative Energy, among over 750 others” (News & Neighbor Online, “Business Journal 40 Under Forty honorees announced,” 2012)

Direct link: http://www.newsandneighboronline.com/101312_1.htm

Video of me receiving award below: