Young Professionals

YP2020

10 Young Professionals honored in 13th annual contest

Ten diverse and passionate leaders have been selected as the Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business’ top Young Professionals for 2020 for their professional and civic accomplishments. These business and community leaders – all under the age of 40 – stand out in their career, company or industry. All clearly love our Tri-City community as they…

Cinthia Alvarez Lucatero

Young Professional 2020: Cinthia Alvarez Lucatero

Cinthia Alvarez Lucatero High School Equivalency Program Outreach Specialist at Columbia Basin College Planner or procrastinator: Planner!!! Favorite music? Latin pop Favorite sports team? El America! (my dad will love this) Favorite thing to do in Tri-Cities? Floating down the Columbia River Age and current hometown: 29, Pasco Briefly describe your organization: The High School…

Brian Campbell

Young Professional 2020: Brian Campbell

Brian Campbell General Manager, Campbell & Company Favorite movie? “The Count of Monte Cristo” (2002, starring Jim Caviezel) Favorite music? A little of everything but mostly country Favorite sports team? Seahawks Favorite thing to do in Tri-Cities? Boating and golfing Age and current hometown: 34, Pasco Briefly describe your company: Campbell & Company is driven…

Elizabeth McLaughlin

Young Professional 2020: Elizabeth McLaughlin

Elizabeth McLaughlin Executive Director, Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation Planner or procrastinator? Procrastinator Favorite music? ’90s Rap and R&B or Yacht Rock Favorite web site or app? Target app Age and current hometown: 39, Kennewick Briefly describe your organization: The foundation is the fundraising and community relations arm of our world-class Tri-Cities Cancer Center. We connect…

Neilan McPartland

Young Professional 2020: Neilan McPartland

Neilan McPartland Assistant Vice President, Numerica Credit Union Favorite music? I am a big fan of reggae music Favorite sports team? I cheer for the Cougs, particularly football Favorite website or app? Dave Ramsey,  popular financial advisor Age and current hometown: 40, Prosser Briefly describe your company: My company is Numerica Credit Union, a trusted…

Francisco Mendoza

Young Professional 2020: Francisco Mendoza

Francisco Mendoza Civil Engineer-in-Training, Meier Architecture Engineering Dream vacation? To travel throughout Spain, Italy and France Planner or procrastinator? A perfect balance of both Favorite TV show and movie? “Game of Thrones” and “Old School” Favorite website or app?  YouTube Age and current hometown: 25, Richland Briefly describe your company: Meier Architecture Engineering specializes in…

Shelby Moore

Young Professional 2020: Shelby Moore

Shelby Moore Executive Director, Heartlinks Hospice & Palliative Care Dream vacation: Bora Bora Planner or procrastinator: Planner Favorite kind of music? Any kind of pop Favorite app? Instagram Age and current hometown: 25, Richland Briefly describe your organization: Heartlinks Hospice & Palliative Care is a nonprofit organization committed to enriching the quality of life of…

Flavien Sawadogo

Young Professional 2020: Flavien Sawadogo

Flavien Sawadogo Architect, MMEC Architecture & Interiors Favorite podcast or app? Podcast player app Favorite music? R&B Favorite sports team? Real Madrid Age and current hometown: 38, Kennewick Briefly describe your company: MMEC Architecture & Interiors is a firm with locations in Spokane and the Tri-Cities. We provide complete architectural design services. We offer skilled…

Jessica Schneider, MD

Young Professional 2020: Dr. Jessica Schneider

Dr. Jessica Schneider Founder and CEO, Empowered Health Institute Planner or procrastinator? Planner Favorite book? “The Power of One,” (series by Bryce Courtenay) Favorite music? Anything by Ingrid Michaelson Favorite sports team? USA Olympic swim, dive and gymnastics teams Favorite website or app? Google Docs Age and current hometown: 36, Richland Briefly describe your company:…

Young Professional 2020 Tracy Spooner

Young Professional 2020: Tracy Spooner

Tracy Spooner Campus Development Facilities Manager, Battelle/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Dream vacation? A Mediterranean cruise with lots of amazing sights, history, food and wine Planner or procrastinator? I am very much a planner Favorite movie? Favorite movie of all time is the original “Jurassic Park” Favorite website or app? Personally, Amazon. Professionally, Microsoft Teams Age…

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