In its eighth year, the Loudoun 40 Under 40 awards recognize Loudoun’s rising business and community leaders. The selection committee, comprised of former 40 Under 40 honorees, received more than 260 nominations for this year’s class. The honorees will be recognized at an awards banquet at Celebrations Farm in Bluemont on August 26th and in a special section in the Times-Mirror the following day. For more information about the event, visit

Here is this year’s class:

Eboni D. Brown

Project & Quality Assurance Manager


David Bryant

Customer Success Executive


Tara Campbell Lussier

Founder & CEO


Anne Marie Chirieleison

Executive Director

Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum

Sedale Allen Evans

Manager; Operations & Continuous Improvement


Jenny Goff Phillips

DC Metro Blogger

Justin Hawkins

Emergency Department Unit Supervisor

Inova Health Systems, Cornwall Emergency Department

Lia Hobel

Writer and Community Engager

Founder of Uplift Loudoun

Jason Maddens


Ahso Restaurant/Ahso Cellars

Nathan James


Noble Athletics

Jake Jansen

Co-Founder & CEO

LAVA Technology Services

Denisha Johnson Hamilton

CEO and Mental Health Therapist

Journey to Wellness

Colleen Kardasz

Assistant Director

Loudoun County, Virginia Department of Economic Development

Lesley Libo Katz

Social Worker

Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging

Samantha Kuhn

Executive Director

JK Community Farm

Rachal E. Lohr, L.Ac

Acupuncturist, Herbalist and Owner

Firefly Acupuncture and Wellness

Dr. Jeffrey Lombard


Legacy Orthodontics

Dr. Sabina Malhotra

Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Arthritis & Sports Orthopaedics

Caleb Max


Caleb's Country Services

Tiffany Meehan

Vice President, Marketing


John Myers


Loudoun Career Firefighters Association

Penny Nicholakos

Senior Consultant


Alain Noriega

Pastor (Executive Director of Operations)

Community Church

Rebekah Ontiveros

Co-Owner and Head Baker

The Hive Bakeshop

David Peña Realtor



Nick Polizzi

Commercial Division Manager

Long Fence

Brian Reagan

Housing Programs Manager

Loudoun County Office of Housing

Silas Redd


Nostalgia Boutique

Emma Royce

Membership & Public Policy

Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce

Grant Schafer

Supervisor, Community Connections

Loudoun County Public Schools

Lindsay Schoem

Trauma Nurse Specialist

Inova Loudoun Hospital

Clark Seipt

Executive Director

Community Coalition for Haiti

Yasmeen Shields


Yasmeen’s Sassy Wreaths LLC

Allison Smith

Operations Manager

Loudoun Medical Group

Tamika Smith


Mommy A La Carte

Mike Solomon


Stretch Zone

Chris Suarez

General Manager

Bear Chase Brewing Company

Josh Swirchak

General Manager

The Ballpark Loudoun

Ashley Tibbens

COE (Chief of Everything)

Tiny Toes Dance & LAMPS

Sarah Bryant Walsh


Walsh Family Wine

This list has been updated to correct the title and business of Caleb Max, who owns Caleb's Country Services.

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