Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, YBP and CCU40 Announce 40 Honorees

Published: December 11, 2015

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, YBP and CCU40 Announce 40 Honorees

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A press conference to publicly announce the 40 honorees for this year’s Corpus Christi Under 40 (CCU40) was held Thursday, Dec. 10, at Corpus Christi Metro Ministries.

This is the 10th year for the awards, a partnership between Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, in conjunction with Young Business Professionals (YBP) and Corpus Christi Under 40 (CCU40). These awards recognize young professionals who have made significant contributions in their professional fields as well as through service in the community. CCU40 not only raises awareness of our young professional community, but it also gives a percentage of its proceeds to charity. The charity chosen to receive a portion of this year’s proceeds is Corpus Christi Metro Ministries. This year’s title sponsor is American Bank.

The 2015 winners are:

  • Amy Aldridge Sanford
  • Traci Arellano
  • Pedro M. Azevedo
  • Aislynn E. Campbell
  • Curtis Clark
  • Justin Colmenero
  • Annalee Cruz
  • Brenda Davis
  • Hilary Davis
  • Natasa Davis
  • Juan De La Cerda Jr.
  • Mallory E. Gabro
  • Carlos Garanzuay
  • Susan Gonzales
  • Morgane Heinz
  • Katherine Hewett
  • Katie Hoover
  • Christopher Horn
  • Erica L. Lozano
  • Justin McComb
  • Samantha Marie Mendoza
  • Denny Meyer
  • Kristie Moeller Veit
  • Victor Narvarrete
  • Nicholas Patrick Nilest
  • Adria Renee Palacios Vasquez
  • David Pena
  • Adam L. Pogorzelski
  • Michael Ramirez
  • Loren Rock
  • Sandra Rodriguez
  • Amanda Tijerina
  • Genelle Timperlake-Sanders
  • Nancy Vasquez Zuniga
  • Angelica Vela
  • Jennifer Vela
  • Uma Venkat
  • Michelle Villarreal Leschper
  • Sean Walker
  • Chase Young

This year’s CCU40 steering committee is co-chaired by Mike Munoz and Marjorie

Boudreaux, who were both honored as 2013 recipients of the Corpus Christi Under 40 Award.

Those selected will be recognized at the Mayor’s Honoree Breakfast on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at 7:30 a.m. in the University Center, Anchor Ballroom. Tickets and sponsorships are now available. For more information or to purchase tickets or sponsorships for the Mayor’s Honoree Breakfast, go to http://www.ccu40.org/; or contact Russell Wagner at 361.825.2352.