40 Under Forty


Thank you for recommending a candidate for the 2023 Class of “40 Under Forty” feature, our 25th version of this signature recognition program for individual executive achievement. This class will bring to 1,000 the number of young executives, professionals and community leaders recognized in the Kansas City region, and we’ll consider nominees who are younger than 40 as of April 1, 2023. Deadline for nominations is Friday, Feb. 24, 2023.

Please provide the name of your candidate, contact information, and — based upon the following criteria — your reason for nominating him/her:

  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Leadership Skills
  • Achievement in Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Executive-level Managerial Status
  • Professional Affiliations and Associations
  • Appointments to Boards and Commissions
  • Community Service