They are the ones to watch over the next decade.
On Tuesday night, the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce and Grand River Connection recognized ten young professionals with this year's "10 Over the Next Ten" awards during a celebration at the University Club of Michigan State University.
They work in a variety of industries from economic development to financial planning, to business, dentistry, journalism and marketing.
Each winner has gone above and beyond their day job to give back to people in their community. Every recipient is expected to contribute significantly over the next 10 years.
This years winners are:
Cameo King, Reporter for MacDonald Broadcasting's WILS 1320 AM, Power 96.5, and Mike 101.7 FM.
Josh Holliday, Tri-County Development & Placemaking manager for Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP)
Julie Holton, Chief Marketing Officer at Fraser Trebilcock
Danielle Lenz, Director of Public Relations and Social Media at Edge Partnerships
Nick Nauta, Founder of Nick Nauta Financial
Luan Nguyen, Dispositions Relationship Manager at Cinnaire
Corey Rees, Designer and Business Development Specialist for ? ?ASL? ?architecture/Design
JJ Ubonwan Saeung, Associate Dentist with Schaefer Dental Group and Volunteers of America
Dan Wilkinson, Commercial Loan Officer with Dart Bank
Ashlee? ?R.? ?Willis,? ?Owner? ?of? ?Michigan? ?Premier? ?Events? ?and? ?Lansing? ?Mosaic?
The "10 Over the Next Ten" awards started 11 years ago as a way to celebrate the innovative and entrepreneurial leadership from Lansing's best and brightest.