Rising stars of the Greater Baton Rouge area were honored by the Business Report as the Top Forty Under 40 on Dec. 1 at the L'Auberge Event Center. They were selected on the basis on their professional and personal achievements in both business and the community.

This year’s honorees included Dezmion Barrow, Katia Bowman, Rebecca Burdette, Ethan J. Bush, Lee Carney, Tupac de la Cruz, Brandon J. DeCuir, Adonica Pelichet Duggan, Shelly Esnard, Christopher Ferrari, Lauren Fitch, Errin Flynn, Josh Ford, Kathryn Graves, Jamie Hanks, Chris Hester, Josh Howard, Dr. Daniel Hsia, Allison Breanna Hudson, Alissa Allphin Jenkins and Makesha Judson.

Also, C. Parker Kilgore, SreyRam Kuy, Dustin Lafont, Brandon Lagarde, Michael Lang, Christen Losey-Gregg, Michael Mathews, Bobby Morris, Saul Newsome, Lauren T. Ray, Collin F. Richie, Liz Smith, Michael Telich, Greg Trahan, Joseph Tucker, Christopher Patrick Turner, Patrick Valluzzo, Jason M. Verdigets and Trey Williams.

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