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YOUNG PROFESSIONALS OF STILLWATER The Top 10 Leaders Under 40 pictured: (Back Row) Robby Branscum, Trenton Inselman, Josh Taylor, (Middle Row) Shannon Williams , Jonathan Udoka, Allison Wilson, (Front Row) Camaron Dearinger, Deann McKeever, John Wedlake, and Chelsea Smith. Stillwater’s Leaders Under 40 Recognized 35 The Leaders Under 40 program, previously the Emerging Leaders in the Stillwater community professionally, civically and personally. T he Top 10 Leaders were announced at a luncheon on October 10. professional networking and social events. The Leaders Under 40 Leaders and guests had the opportunity to hear from keynote are selected on the basis of their community involvement and their speaker Jill Donovan, founder of Rustic Cuff and author of The eff ort to uphold this goal. Kindness Eff ect. Donovan graduated from ORU and went on to earn her law degree from the University of Tulsa. She was a practicing “These individuals exemplify everything we hope to see in the Still- water community,” said Justin Minges, Chamber president and CEO. attorney and adjunct law professor at TU when Rustic Cuff was born. “We couldn’t be more proud of these 10 and all those who applied. Donovan had many pieces of advice for the young professionals and What a fantastic way to be able to say, ‘You’re doing a great job to ended with her favorite quote: “Don’t compare your Chapter 2 to help move Stillwater forward.’” someone else’s Chapter 20.” Young Professionals of Stillwater, a Stillwater Chamber of Commerce organization, seeks to create an outlet for young professionals to interact with one another and get involved in the community through PRESENTING SPONSOR: LEADER SPONSORS: Amber’s Lighting & Home Accessories, Arvest Bank, First Gunn Financial Group, Gateway Mortgage Group, Metro First Realty, Sparrow Event Center Award, recognizes and celebrates those who are making a diff erence