Every year, the Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business highlights local, rising stars who distinguish themselves in their careers for its annual Mid-Columbia Young Professionals edition. These young professionals are not only rockstars in their careers, but make a difference through charity work, leadership and community involvement.
Young Professional 2022: Jennifer J. Lee
Jennifer J. Lee Senior Manager Adaptive Biotechnologies Favorite book? “One Hundred Years of Solitude,” by Gabriel García Márquez. Favorite sports team, if any. Arsenal (English Premier League) Favorite Tri-City restaurant?…
Young Professional 2022: Kevin Moran
Kevin Moran Community Development Officer STCU Favorite book? Movie? Movie: “Good Will Hunting” Book: “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” by Lemony Snicket Favorite sports team, if any. Mostly soccer…Portland Timbers,…
Young Professional 2022: Ashley T. Morris
Ashley T. Morris Deputy Assistant Manager for Business and Financial Operations and Deputy Chief Financial Officer U.S. Department of Energy Favorite music? My go-to is country music. Favorite thing to…
Young Professional 2022: Anneke M. Rachinski
Anneke M. Rachinski Director for Resource Development & Planned Giving Columbia Basin College Foundation What’s your dream vacation? My dream vacation is road tripping around to weird roadside attractions or…
Young Professional 2022: Karisa M. Saywers
Karisa M. Saywers Director of Marketing Visit Tri-Cities Favorite book? Anything written by my friend and local author, Alexis Bass. Favorite thing to do in Tri-Cities? Paddleboarding First thing you…
• Applicants must be 40 years of age or under by Dec. 31, 2022.
• Work or live in Benton or Franklin counties.
• Cannot be a past winner.
DEADLINE AND SUBMISSIONS
• Submission deadline was Wednesday, June 1, 2022.
• Self-nominations and nominations for Young Professionals will be accepted.