In its sixth year, Loudoun Times-Mirror's 40 Under 40 awards recognize Loudoun's rising business and community leaders, honoring 40 bright stars under the age of 40 annually. The selection committee, comprised of former 40 Under 40 honorees, received over 150 nominations for this year's class. The honorees will be recognized in a special section in the Times-Mirror on Sept. 6 and at an awards banquet at Stone Tower Winery that night. For more information about the event, contact 40 Under 40 Co-Chairwoman Katie Wilson at kwilson@loudountimes.com. Here is this year's class:

Abe Abich – Owner and President of Abich Financial Services Inc.

Erin Adams – Managing Partner of Apertus Partners

Monica Archondo -- President and CEO of Sweet Signatures

Kimberly Barnes – Marketing Program Manager at Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Robert Batchelder – Founder and CEO of Chefscape

Stephanie Boese – Trauma Program Manager at Inova Loudoun Hospital

Aurora Newcomer Braman – Registered Nurse at Inova Loudoun Hospital

Briana Burk – Operations Manager at Four Inc.

Solitaire Carroll – Co-Founder and Executive Director of One Sparrow, Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.

Thomas Colatosti – Managing Director of Federal Programs at Verizon

Jonathan Corcoran – President of Corcoran Aviation, LLC.

Jason Cournoyer – Management and Budget Officer for the Town of Leesburg

Brian Damewood – Associate Auctioneer of Damewood Auctioneers

Katie DeSouza – Winemaker and General Manager at Casanel Vineyards & Winery

Crystal Dooms – Imaging Clinical Coordinator at Inova Loudoun Hospital

Jaclyn Francis – Senior Resource Manager for the Department of Homeland Security/Customs and Border Protection

Josephine Gonzalez – Domestic Abuse Response Team Coordinator at Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter

Amy Hershey – Owner of Loudoun Pilates and Pilates for Lyme Disease

Natasha Hong – Relationship Banker at MVB Bank

Michael Kabban – Special Investigator for General Dynamics Information Technology, Business Owner of Audi Pro Painters and Ridgeline Roofers LLC.

Kelly Lincoln – General Dentist at Herbert Dental Group/Leesburg Family Smiles

Precious Lopez – Owner of Sew Magarbo

Roxanne Loveless – Co-Founder of Lashes by Ricky Vox

Bo Machayo – Chief of Staff to the Chair At-Large of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors

Anneliese Mielke – CEO of Mermaid Seanna & Metro Merfolk LLC.

Katie Mitchell – Detective for Loudoun County Sheriff's Office

Rebecca Moden – Senior Director of Operations for the Council of Landscape and Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB)

Nathan Myers -- Financial Advisor at Edward Jones Investments

Danielle Nadler – Managing Editor for Loudoun Now

Ann Orem – Managing Director of Clarke-Hook Corporation and Founder of Brickyard

Jackie Paige – Office Manager of Advanced Corrective Chiropractic

Andrew Painter – Shareholder and Land Use & Zoning Attorney at Walsh, Colucci, Lubeley & Walsh

Tina Poore – Manager of Acute Care Rehabilitation and Joint/Spine Service Lines at Inova Loudoun Hospital

K.C. Repage – Communications Coordinator/Program Manager for Loudoun Chamber of Commerce

Alexa Severo – Owner and Principal Planner of Alexa, Plan My Wedding and Teacher at Sugarland Elementary School

David Shaffer – Principal of River Bend Middle School

Sarah Stinson – Clinical Director at Inova Loudoun Hospital

Nina Stively – Director of Animal Services at Loudoun County Animal Shelter

Suhas Subramanyam – Partner of S2 Impact

Victor Tirondola – Owner and CEO of Manor Works Painting