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Editor’s Note

I am very excited to announce this year’s Top 10 Under 40 Winners! We had a record number of nominations which made the judges’ work difficult. Siouxland is fortunate to have so many kind and talented young professionals. After much deliberation, they arrived at their decision. Now to introduce our 2023 Winners… Andrew Gerodias Sarah …

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10 Under 40 Winner

Andrew H. Gerodias, LMHC, CADCBehavioral Therapist, Rosecrance Jackson Centers What are you working on now? Through my work, I am trying to offer opportunities for people to create change within their lives and bring the best version of themselves to their loved ones and integrate into the community. I believe education and information help people …

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10 Under 40 Winners

Sarah Gill, Photographer, Body Image Coach, Yoga Teacher, and Community Builder at Let Free Your Wild™ Studio What are you working on now?  Our Facebook group, Body Love Warriors, just had our 2nd annual body positive pool party that raised money as well as collected non-perishable donations for Safe Place, an organization we love and have donated …

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Korey Kletschke, Branch Manager, Associate Vice President/Investments at Stifel What are you working on now?  I have been working with local businesses and nonprofits providing financial wellness programs to their employees. Financial matters are one of the leading stressors that employees bring to work leading to decreased productivity, higher turnover, and increased health care problems. …

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Jessica Martinez, MA, CCC-SLP, IBCLC Speech-Language Pathologist & International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant at Floyd Valley Healthcare  What are you working on now?  My current passion projects are centered around infants, children, healthcare, and education. I utilize my professional career as a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) and International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) to support these endeavors. Most …

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Sydney McManamy,  REALTOR® at United Real Estate Solutions What are you working on now?  I have the privilege of being on several boards that focus on community connections and making Siouxland not only a better place to live and work, but a destination people want to visit and stay. Through my involvement in Siouxland GO, I …

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Chrystal E. Mollet, Trust Officer, Security National Bank Wealth Management   What are you working on now?  As an Executive Board member for the Siouxland Community Foundation, I have the privilege of reviewing scholarships and grants from all over Siouxland, which gives me a unique insight into the needs of the Siouxland community, and the philanthropy …

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Andrew Nilges, Executive Director at North Sioux City Economic Development Corporation What are you working on now?  With the North Sioux City Economic Development Corporation (NSCEDC), I have been working with existing businesses to help them grow and thrive, as well as recruiting new businesses to North Sioux City. I have been working with the …

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Karina Pedroza, Title III Project Manager at Western Iowa Tech Community College  What are you working on now?  I am on the Board for Women Aware. I believe in its work to provide resources to every member of the community. I especially believe in the mission and purpose of Women of Excellence in celebrating truly …

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Ivonet Torres De Anda, Residential Realtor with Century 21 ProLink What are you working on now?  I am very passionate about our DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and our Spanish speaking community in Siouxland, and because of this, a group of us founded Siouxland’s first bilingual/Spanish theater program in our metro area, El Proyecto …

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