Young Professionals

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 2016: Anne Spilman

Anne Spilman is the managing director at Academy of Children’s Theatre, Richland Hometown: Tri-Cities How long have you lived in the Tri-Cities? 25 years, off and on Family: My immediate family is quite tiny, just me and my mom. I am very lucky, however, to have a large family of close friends in many states…

Young Professional 2016: William Wang

William Wang is a financial Planner at HFG Trust, Kennewick and owner/partner at Mustang Sign Group, Kennewick Hometown: Sydney, Australia How long have you lived in the Tri-Cities? Five years Family: We have a baby girl named Blakely Rae and two dogs named Mowgli and Baloo. Company background: HFG Trust is the first locally-owned trust…

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Applicant must be 40 years of age or under at the age of the application deadline (July 31).

Applicant must work and live within Benton or Franklin counties.

Past winners are not eligible.

Handwritten or printed applications will not be accepted.

Submission Deadline: July 31