BR Black Professionals 40 Under 40 Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to the forty black entrepreneurs who received awards over the weekend. BR Black Professionals hosted a successful event Saturday (Feb. 28) at the Belle of Baton Rouge to honor those in the city who are exceptional in their business efforts.

Photo Credit: Chi Chi Rheams Photography

Subsequently, BR Black Professionals will celebrate black educators in Baton Rouge with it’s 50 under 50 Awards. Elementary, secondary or post-secondary educators will be honored in the Capital Region at a special event in July. To be eligible, nominees must be under the age of 50 as of December 31, 2015. All proceeds collected from the nominations will support the BR Black Professionals Middle School Laptop campaign.

 40 Under 40 Award Recipients:

Jaubert Ambeau, IV
Cosha Hayes
Vincent B. Perry
Tonia Askins
Yalandra McClain
Latonya McMillian
Jackie Edwards
Torrence Thomas
Thurman Thomas, III
Michael Dunbar
Dr. Catrina Pullum
Joy Russell
Hilda Trenise Gautier
Brianne “Sly Fox” Joseph, LPI
Robert Broussard
Terrell Robertson
Gabrielle Johnson
Terrica Matthews-Mitchell
DJ Hunter
James Benton, III
Shawn Lagarde
Britney Temple
Maryam Diaab
Ursula Stewart
Oonarissa Brown-Bernard
Tanesha Craig
Kimberlee L. Collins
Letrece Griffin
Jessica Haynes
Brandon Simmons
Malonna Peters
Natasha James
Sevetri Wilson
Lucianna Harris
Ted James
Karah Martin Fields
Don Williams , ESQ
Wilson Battley, III
Erika Elzy
John Gray