The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and YP Nashville have announced the finalists for the 2011 Nashville Emerging Leader Awards (NELAs), a program designed to recognize young professionals under the age of 40 for "significant accomplishments in their chosen field, as well as their commitment and contribution to the community."
Nominees include names from a range of companies, including Avenue Bank, the Williamson County Office of Economic Development, Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Adams and Reese, and many others. Download the full list of nominees at this link. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on July 28.
In addition, the organizations announced Joel Sullivan, regional CEO with the American Red Cross, as the winner of the YP Nashville Impact Award, a recognition that honors a business leader who has "made a significant impact on the young professional demographic in terms of community leadership and professional development of Nashville’s YPs and YP organizations."