30 For The Future

30 for the Future recognizes 30 young professionals (ages 25-39) who live and/or work in the Greater Akron Region, who are trendsetters in their industries, and who make an impact on the region through dynamic leadership and community service.

The 2019 30 for the Future award recipients were recognized at an awards ceremony on September 19, 2019.

Congratulations to our 2019 recipients!

Michael Allio, Entrepreneur
Lizzi Aronhalt, Visual Artist/St. Sebastian School
Katie Beck, Gum-Dip Theatre / North Akron CDC
Vish Bhatt, Akron Children’s Hospital
Nathanael Billow, The Billow Co.
Chris Billow, Ninth District Court of Appeals
Garrick Black II, Akron Urban League/Noir Creative
Brit Charek, Bechdel Fest
Jessica Cherok, GAR Foundation
Dioswal Cook, The University of Akron
Lisa Dalpiaz, Akron-Canton Airport
Byron Delpinal, Sparkbox
Melissa Dunham, Bober Markey Fedorovich
Laura Fryan, Brouse McDowell
Brendan Haggerty, Legacies of Success
Nicole Hagy, Akron Municipal Court
Nzinga Hart, Kent State University
Sharetta Howze, Hidden Tr3sures
Logan Jennings, Summit Sports and Social
Stephen Knittel, County of Summit
Annie McFadden, City of Akron
Randa Nemer, Barberton City Schools
Lindsey Phillips, Amp Strategy
Jessica Robb, Akron Public Schools
Lori Schoenfelder, Oriana House, Inc.
Laura Slomsky, Northwestern Mutual
Angela Smith, Summa Health
Samantha Szilagyi, FirstEnergy
Bronlynn Thurman, GAR Foundation
Heather Welsh, Sequoia Financial Group


Special thanks to our 2019 30 for the Future sponsors!