2024 40 Under 40 Nominations

Here is what you need to know to narrow down your nominations for the 2024 40 Under 40.

40 Under 40 recognizes 40 leaders under the age of 40 who have made a significant impact in their business and community early in their careers.

Who is eligible?
Individuals must work in the Greater Omaha, Lincoln and Western Iowa region. They must be 39 or younger as of December 31, 2024.

Who can nominate?
Nominations can be submitted by coworkers, colleagues, supervisors, family, friends, or people can self-nominate. In order to get a thorough nomination, you may gather information from the nominee. Your nomination will be the main source of information, so make sure it is thorough and detailed.

What will the judges be scoring on?
MBJ judges will be putting heavy consideration into:

  • Early career success – Has this person quickly climbed the ranks or led important initiatives? Did they start and grow a business from the ground up?
  • Leadership – What have they done to stand out from their peers?
  • Career potential – What has this person accomplished to show they are on a path to future success?
  • Community involvement – What community service has this person participated in?
    What have they done to show commitment to the community?

Quality, not quantity of nominations is what counts. Thorough nominations that include supporting documents and create a whole picture of the nominee are encouraged.

Honorees announced on September 6th (via a special Facebook Live)

If you have any questions or would like to submit additional supporting documents please email 4040leaders@mbj.com


Nominee Information

Nominees must be under the age of 40 as of December 31, 2024 and live in the Greater Omaha, Lincoln and Western Iowa area. Previous 40 Under 40 winners are not eligible. Nominations will be accepted until 5 p.m. on June 28th
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40 Under 40 Nomination Questions

The information you provide in the following three sections is the only information that the judges will use to assess your nominee's qualifications along with any relevant documents. With that in mind, be sure to provide ample information to give our judges an accurate, complete description of your candidate. Relevant documents could include: Nominee bio, media articles, letter(s) of recommendation.
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