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MANSFIELD -- Richland Young Professionals will recognize emerging leaders in our community through its 10 Under 40 awards scheduled for Sept. 9, 2021 at the Richland Young Professionals’ annual celebration.

All are encouraged to nominate a rising star in our community. 

The criteria are that the nominee must be 39 years or younger as of Dec. 31, 2021 and must be aware of their nomination.

Nominations will be reviewed by a committee of Richland Young Professionals and community leaders based upon the following: 

+ Career achievement to-date

+ Commitment to excellence in career

+ Leadership within company and/or industry

+ Commitment to business growth

+ Involvement in community activities

+ Leadership in community organizations

+ Potential impact to the community’s future 

Nominations must include the nomination form and a one-page description of why the individual should be considered. Submissions are encouraged to use the above criteria when writing their one-page nomination.

The deadline for nominations is June 25, 2021.

The Richland Young Professionals Annual celebration will be hosted by Gorman-Rupp at the Gorman-Rupp corporate hangar on Sept. 9, 2021.

For event information and tickets, or sponsorship opportunities please email

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