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Chamber Announces Winston<40 Leadership Award Winners



By Staff


The Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the inaugural class of the Winston Under 40 Leadership Award winners. These 20 young business professionals were selected from 47 total applicants. They are actively influencing the growth, prosperity and quality of life in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. The awards will be given on October 11 at the Benton Convention Center at the Winston<40 Gala. Tickets for the gala are on sale now at All members of the business community are welcome to attend.

“Our young business leaders are paving the way for the future success of our community. The Chamber is so proud of the tremendous achievements that this group has had over the past several months and we congratulate each winner. We look forward to the great things that this group will continue to do, “ says Gayle Anderson, president and CEO of the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce.


Lea Metz, Youth Opportunities, Volunteer and Donor Engagement Officer
Charlie Shaw, Wake Forest Innovations, Commercialization Associate
Scott Underwood, Apex Systems, Developer
Kayce Clodfelter, Rick Babusiak State Farm Insurance, Marketing Representative
James Long, Wake Forest University Baptist Health, Assistant Professor of General Internal Medicine
Elizabeth Myers, Salem Electric Company, Project Manager in Charge of Special Projects
Theodore Kazakos, Forsyth County’s District Attorney’s Office, Assistant District Attorney
Katie Neal, Wake Forest University, Executive Director, News & Communications
Hayes Wauford, Wilson-Covington Construction Company, Executive Vice-President, Owner
Shelley Sizemore, Wake Forest University, Assistant Director, Pro Humanitate Institute
Weston “Wiggy” Saunders, Robinhood Integrative Health, Physician – Junior Partner
Meggan Goodpasture, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Director of the Child Abuse and Neglect Team
Sonny Haynes, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP, Associate Attorney
Patrice Toney, Forsyth County Government, Budget and Management Analyst
Elizabeth Dampier, Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem, Executive Director
Mark Johnson, Inmar, Corporate Counsel
Camille Banks-Payne, State of North Carolina, District Court Judge
Zac O’Brien, Thrivent Financial, Financial Planner
Carrie Vickery, Holton Law Firm, PLLC, Attorney
Andrew Rodgers, RiverRun International Film Festival, Executive Director

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