Fifteen people were chosen for the McHenry County Business Journal's eighth annual Best Under 40 edition.
They were selected from among the 50 nominees by a panel of last year's winners.
Rafael Castaneda: Roosevelt University.
Kevin Charles: McHenry County Division of Transportation.
Chris Christensen: Neis Insurance.
Joanna Colletti: Lake County Stormwater Management.
Carolyn Grieves: Baxter & Woodman
Amber Johnson: Martin Johnson Tax and Financial Services.
Nicholas Malooley: Malooley Sport & Family Chiropractic.
Patrick McNeaney: Cary-Grove Foot and Ankle Center.
Connie Perez: Aesthetics.
Sarah Ponitz: Faith in Action.
Jamie Rein: Aleen R. Tiffany P.C..
James Richter: City of Crystal Lake.
Carolina Schottland: Botto Gilbert Schottland Lancaster PC.
Emily Smith: Harding Real Estate.
Thomas Vaclavek: Mohr & Vaclavek.