Top 7 Under 40

Congratulations to Michael Harpool for winning the Top 7 Under 40 Young Professional of the year!

Your 2023 Top 7 Under 40 Whatcom Young Professionals are:

Leo Cohen

Kelsey Chance

Rhys-Thorvald Hansen 

Michael Harpool

Ashley Neville

Dr Will Nichols

Schantell Porter 

* BOLD names indicate recipient of Young Professional of the Year

  • 2023

    • Leo Cohen
    • Kelsey Chance
    • Rhys-Thorvold Hansen
    • Michael Harpool
    • Ashley Neville
    • Dr Will Nichols
    • Schantell Porter
  • 2022

    • Abby Smith
    • Abby Yates
    • Josh Burdick
    • Lorin Lindell
    • Matt Paxton
    • Sam Beardslee
    • Sy Hashimi
  • 2021

    • Abby Whatley
    • Bridget Reeves
    • Keaton Wersen
    • Liz Purdy
    • Matt Lesinski
    • Patricia Boteler
    • Sydney Sutterfield
  • 2020

    • Aaron Nelson
    • Aline Prata
    • Brad Barron
    • Claire Cumming Bogle
    • Elke Stevens
    • Heather Flaherty
    • Paulina Antczak
  • 2019

    • Ariana Lee | BIJA Chocolates
    • Bethany Hoglund | Bellingham Public Library
    • Gurpreet Dhillon | PeaceHealth
    • Ian McCurdy | Adelstein, Sharpe & Serka
    • Shu-Ling Hergenhahn Zhao | Sylvia Center for the Arts
    • Suzanne Baker | Western Washington University
    • Terell Weg | MSNW Group LLC
  • 2018

    • Alivia Jelinski | NW Washington Fair
    • Althea Harris | Whatcom Museum
    • Alycia Hawkins | WECU
    • Eleanor Margulies | Flex Movement Lab
    • Ryan Greigg | Keller Williams Realty
    • Sara Southerland | Sustainable Connections
    • Tim Schermetzler | Chmelik Sitkin & Davis
  • 2017

    • Allyson Farrar | Scotty Browns Restaurant Group
    • Brian Hulsey | Whatcom County Library System
    • Courtney Rambo | Intellitonic
    • David Vitt | Kulshan Brewing
    • Natalie Ransom | Pozie By Natalie
    • Ray Deck III | Skookum Kids
    • Shultzie Willows | Lydia Place
  • 2016

    • Amelia Mendenhall | Rice Insurance
    • Bradley Lockhart | Faithlife
    • Emily O’Connor | Lydia Place
    • Jack Lamb | Aslan Brewing
    • Mandy Richards | Cascade Radio
    • Nicole Burdick | Waddell & Reed
    • Riannon Bardsley | Northwest Youth Services
  • 2013-2015

    • 2015 – Emily Rose Mowrey | Limitless Law
    • 2014 – Travis Rhone | Whatcom Land Title
    • 2013 – Matt DeSpain-Tonjes | SERVPRO

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