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Congratulations to the 40 Under 40 class of 2021


The Pacific Coast Business Times published its annual 40 Under 40 special report on Aug. 27 and will hold a virtual reception on Sept. 20 to honor the class of 2021.

The 40 Under 40 is an annual special section that honors 40 of the region’s younger movers and shakers, including people who have started or who are leading companies, people making waves in the non-profit sector and people who participate in public service and higher education.

The 2021 40 Under 40 special section is available here at the Business Times website. Register here for the Zoom event, which starts at 4 p.m. on Sept. 20.

This 40 Under 40 class of 2021 is:

Jena Acos, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, Carpinteria

Ben Barnard, Mission Produce, Oxnard

Michelle Barrera, EnjoySLO and the Veterans Affairs Hospital, Atascadero

Chris Barrett, Insurance Brokers West, Moorpark

Lauren Bianchi Klemann, Santa Barbara County Association of Governments, Santa Barbara

Edith Campa, Ventura County Credit Union, Ventura

Jamie Collins, Girls Inc. of Carpinteria, Carpinteria

Sasha Collins, Myers, Widders, Gibson, Jones and Feingold, Ventura

Megan DeCicco, Solutions on 2nd, Buellton

Carlos Escobedo, City of Santa Maria, Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria

Genevieve Flores-Haro, MICOP, Oxnard

Francisco Fuentes, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks

Jared Godinez, Brashears Insurance Agency, Santa Barbara

Kyle Gotcher, C&D CPAs & Advisors, Solvang

Meighann Helene, IBM, Santa Barbara

Bailey Hochhalter, Clear Construction, Ventura

Ashley and Kyle Hollister, T.W. Hollister & Company, Goleta

David Jimenez, CommUnify, Santa Barbara

Jordan Killebrew, Santa Barbara Foundation, Santa Barbara

Brian Lacher, Nielsen Benefits Group, Westlake Village

Erin Larner, Aera Energy, Ventura

Helena Leathers, Mission Wealth, Santa Barbara

Eduardo Lucero, Reiter Berry, Oxnard

Frank Lugo, Union Bank, Santa Barbara

Kirsten Martinez, Mechanics Bank, Ojai

Sarah McLelland, Montecito Bank & Trust, Santa Barbara

Hillary McLoughlin, Amgen, Thousand Oaks

Shannon Mestas, Wells Fargo, Moorpark

Julio Panuelo, Santa Ynez Inn, Santa Ynez

Andrew Pletcher, Oak & Iron, Pletcher Law, Thousand Oaks

Nathan Raizman, Community West Bank, Oxnard

David Shaw, AppFolio, Goleta

Jonathan Standring, Beachside Partners, Santa Barbara

Ryan Tauro, Staples Construction, Ventura

Maggie Tillman, Alta Colina Vineyard & Winery, Paso Robles

Cassandra Wagner, Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County, San Luis Obispo

Amber Wallace, Dowitcher Designs, Santa Barbara

Nicole Wichowski, Northern Trust, Santa Barbara

Tracy York, HG Insights, Santa Barbara

Anthony Yount, Denner Vineyards, Templeton