Top Forty Under 40 - Winners Announced

Above are the 2016 Top Forty Under 40. (Photo by Michael Dinneen)

Winners have been announced! Read who they are here.

Nomination Form

Alaska’s Top Forty Under 40, sponsored by the Alaska Journal of Commerce, recognizes the state’s top professionals younger than age 40 who have demonstrated professional excellence and a commitment to their community.

Criteria for Selection:

● must be younger than age 40 as of December 31, 2016
● must live and work in Alaska year-round
● must have demonstrated professional excellence in their field
● must display a commitment to the community

The deadline to receive entries is 5 p.m., Feb. 3, 2017. Winners will be announced Feb. 17. This year we have added a feature to submit letters of support. Please keep each letter to no more than one page in length.

(Employees and family members of Morris Communications are not eligible.)

The Top Forty Under 40 recipients will be recognized in a special publication by the Alaska Journal of Commerce and during an awards reception and dinner on April 28, 2017, at the Hotel Captain Cook. For additional information, contact Managing Editor Andrew Jensen at or (907) 275-2165.

Event sponsorship opportunities are available by contacting Advertising Director Jada Nowling at (907) 275-2154 or


Include special recognitions, projects and achievements; affiliations, boards, etc.
List nominee’s participation, length of service and offices held in community organizations.
Letters of Support

You will be redirected to a confirmation page after clicking 'submit.' You will also receive a confirmation by email.