United Way of Lake County Emerging Leaders 4 Under 40 Nomination Form

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Nominees for Emerging Leaders "4 Under 40" Recognition Awards are Being Accepted Now Through November 24, 2021

Plus! Register to Attend the Awards Ceremony in January at The Everly in Mentor. Details Below.

United Way of Lake County’s Emerging Leaders are now accepting nominations for their  2021 "4 Under 40" Lake County awards. The awards seek to recognize Lake County’s best and brightest young professionals in the areas of leadership, community involvement, entrepreneurship and professional accomplishment.

Nominees must be between the ages of 21-40 during the year ending December 31, 2021 and must live or work in Lake County.

Nominees should demonstrate success in at least one of the following areas:

  • Leadership: Nominee should show that he/she can take charge and motivate others within his/her organization or in the community.
  • Community Involvement: Nominee should provide valuable service by contributing time and energy in service to the community, including but not limited to serving on local boards and/or committees or by volunteering at community events.
  • Entrepreneurship: Nominee should demonstrate the ability to utilize his/her available resources, knowledge and business relationships to build an organization and create value in Lake County.
  • Professional Accomplishment: Nominee should demonstrate excellence and show initiative in their company or profession.

Nomination Process

Have someone in mind you would like to nominate? Simply scroll down toward the bottom of this page to complete the nomination form by Wednesday, November 24, 2021After nominations close nominees will be notified and asked to complete a short questionnaire. The additional information provided by nominees will be included along with the information contained in the nomination form for the Selection Committee to review.  Winners will be determined by a Selection Committee comprised of local professionals from a variety of business sectors and nonprofit organizations.

Questions? Contact Kerry Jonke at kjonke@laketran.com or call 440-479-3159.

Past Winners: For a list of past "4 Under 40" award recipients, click here.

Awards Ceremony

We hope you will join us for an evening of fun and networking during our "4 Under 40" awards ceremony! Register now

  • Date: Thursday, January 20, 2022
  • Time: 6 pm
  • Location: The Everly, 8200 Norton Parkway, Mentor, OH
  • Includes: Heavy hors d'oeuvre and two (2) drink tickets provided per person
  • Fee:  
    • $35 - Emerging Leaders
    • $50 - Guests
  • Sponsorships: A variety of sponsorships are available. Click here now for details!

Advance Registration Required by January 12, 2022


"4 Under 40" Nomination Form 

NOMINEE Information
Please provide the following information for the nominee of the award.
NOMINATOR Information
Please provide the following information for the person nominating the young professional.
Nomination Details
1000 character limit for all fields below