The 20 under 40 awards are meant to honor those who, through their industry and hard work, are moving the Helena Community forward toward the future. The winners of this award are those in our community who work beyond themselves and do truly amazing things.
To any Big Ten Conference aficionado who can evoke a memory of that surehandedpoint guard from Purdue University in the late 90s, Carson Cunningham was more than a serviceable commodity.
East Helena native Justin Murgel always seems to be looking for a way to strengthen his community.
For Tom McGree, leadership is a focus both professionally and personally.
With more than 500 pairs of eyes fixed on her on May 9 at the finish line of the 2015 Don’t Fence Me In Trail Run, Mary Hollow accepted the executive director position at Prickly Pear Land Trust.
Life isn’t about finding yourself; life is about creating yourself.
This St. Peter's Hospital recruiter 20 under 40 winner is to be thanked for bringing better doctors to Helena
There’s that old say that if you’re looking to get the job done right, find the busiest person in the room. That might apply to Kendra Lenhardt, whose job title at St. Peter’s Hospital sort of says it all. Lenhardt is a physician recruiter and director of business operations for the clinics.
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For Helena native, Josh Ahmann, real estate is in his blood. His father owned Ahmann Brothers Inc. for 20 years and always told Josh he’d make a great leader in the business. While Ahmann planned on getting involved in the family trade, he wanted to experience more of the world first.
Walk into Joe Dooling’s office on any given day and his desk is littered with upwards of 16 different newspapers from across Montana. He explained that it’s the only way he can keep up with everything going on in the state. And with being involved in as many things as Dooling is, staying cur…
Jaime Gabrielli’s 8th grade English teacher once told her that she should’ve been born in the 1960s because of her strong voice and desire to be involved in change. Though Gabrielli admits never really deciding what she wants to be when she grows up, life seems to have always nudged her in t…
20 under 40: Lewis and Clark County Administrator Eric Bryson found his way home when he took the job
Home is the place you can always return to no matter how long you’ve been gone. For Eric Bryson, being selected as Lewis and Clark County’s Chief Administrative Officer in December of 2009, was the perfect opportunity to transition back to his hometown of Helena.
As auto racer Bobby Unser put it, “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.” Cami Clevenger, owner of Drug Information Systems, is a testament to that statement.
Sometimes it takes years and a handful of careers for someone to figure out just what they want to do. Not so with Ashley Basten, internist at St. Peter’s Hospital. Basten has wanted to be a doctor since sixth grade.
“Strong women. May we know them. May we raise them. May we be them.”
A rich background of life in the law-making Mecca of Washington D.C., family experiences and an earnest dedication to the fine people in her home-state makes Heather O’Loughlin extremely effective with the Montana Budget & Policy Center (MPBC).
Helena Police Department Corporal Domingo Zapata’s mother knew for a long time that her son would make a fine law enforcement officer. It took some time, persistent prompting and steady encouragement for Zapata to realize it himself.
Leaders rarely set out to be a leader - they set out to make a difference. From an early age, Matt Elsaesser was a testament to just that.
There are a few aspects about Michelle Edmunds’ life that might be surprising. The vibrant blonde is warm and friendly. She is a smart, sometimes even sassy, mother of two small children. She also is a business owner, an avid skier and one tough hockey player.
It is often said that, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.”
In the past eight years Chelsey Pullin completely turned her life around.
An illness left Jonathan Rickles inactive and eventually 40 pounds heavier. It was during the summer between his freshman and sophomore year in high school that he was tired of being tired. So, with a bit of inspiration from Bruce Lee movies, he committed to make a change and dedicated himse…