Acadiana's 2021 Top 20 under 40 winners announced Wednesday.

the705 Young Leaders for a Better Acadiana announces the following community leaders as Acadiana’s Top Twenty Under Forty for 2021:

Albrecht, Tyler - Realtor, Keaty Real Estate

Angelety, Kisharra - Admissions Representative, Willow Charter Academy

Babin, Christopher - Vice President/COO, Better Business Bureau Serving Acadiana

Brandon, Noah - CEO, Unitech Training Academy

Christ, Kalli -  Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana

Craig, McKinzie -  Assistant Director of Career Services, Paul M Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University

Deal, Jawaskie - Licensed Professional Counselor, Believe Iberia Counseling, LLC

Derise, Boyer - Founder/CEO, Derise Enterprises, Good Eats Kitchen, Bayou Carlin Oyster Co., Mise en Place Foods

Foster, Brandon -  Business Development Representative, Pelican State Credit Union

Gibson, Rachel -  Director of Community Education, Woman’s Foundation

Hager, Zach - Vice President of Economic Development, One Acadiana

Hornsby, Jeanne - Engineering Director, C.H. Fenstermaker & Associates, LLC

Jones, Dalfred -  Anchor/Reporter, KLFY News 10

McDaniel, Kramer - Owner/Therapist, Agape Therapeutic Solutions

Neef, David -  Assistant Director of the Kathleen Blanco Public Policy Center, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Oldenburg, Matthew - Director, Zoosiana

Plaisance, Brooke - Business Analyst, CGI

Porter, Leigha - Owner/Artistic Director, PARC Village Community Art Center & F.I.R.E. Expressions Performing Arts Conservatory

Provost, Desiree - Director of HR Business Partner, Ochsner Lafayette General

Williams, Tiffany  - Director of Financial Aid, South Louisiana Community College

These individuals have all been nominated by their peers and selected by a panel of respected community activists and leaders for the outstanding work that they do for and within our region for a Better Acadiana. the705 will honor these 20 individuals on March 31, at Rock n Bowl de Lafayette.  The event open to the public. Tickets are going on sale soon via the705. Presented by Advancial Credit Union.


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