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May 2, 2011

Jeffrey Dorso Honored by Business Journal

The 40 under 40 event honored winners selected by the Sacramento Business Journal

The 40 under 40 event took place at District 30 and honored winners selected by the Sacramento Business Journal

The Sacramento Business Journal held its 40 Under 40 celebration at District 30 in Sacramento on Tuesday. The nightclub was crowded with winners, finalists, friends, family and coworkers as they gathered to celebrate some of the young, talented and accomplished people leading our business community.

More than 370 people were registered to attend the celebration, and 100 were finalists, but only 40 could win. Congratulations to all the winners, as well as to all the finalists.




  • Mark Adams, General manager of AHI Construction
  • Chris Aguirre, Senior project manager of Valley Vision
  • Arshad Ali, Pilot and captain for United Airlines
  • Christina Anderson, Assets protection business partner for Target
  • Nahz Anvary, Partner at Cassidy Turley BT Commercial
  • Michael Broughton, Principal of SacDine.com and Blanket Media Group
  • Nancy Bui-Thompson, Program manager of Blue Shield of California and SMUD director
  • Jeremy Burr, CEO of EM-Assist
  • Kevin Chang, Owner of Kevin Chang DDS
  • Christina Chin, Community engagement manager at Intel
  • Jeffrey Dorso, Shareholder at Pioneer Law Group
  • Dan Frey, Founder and CEO of The Glass Guru
  • Jason Goff, Managing director, JonesLang LaSalle
  • Julie Hirota, CEO, Blue Line Gallery
  • Benjamin Ilfeld, Founder, Macer Media
  • Vikram Janardhan, Founder and CEO of Insera Therapeutics
  • Lourdes Jimenez-Price, Senior attorney for SMUD
  • Becky Johnson, Director of public affairs for Siemens Industry
  • Marcum Jones, Global controls and compliance analyst for Intel
  • Elyssa Lee, Co-founder and co-editor of Sactown Magazine
  • Kevin Linden, Co-founder of EmailDirect
  • Daniel Lopez, Special assistant for Mayor Kevin Johnson
  • Lisa Martinez, Director of marketing and research for Downtown Sacramento Partnership
  • Dave Mastro, Asset manager for the Buzz Oates Group
  • Alana Mathews-Davis, Deputy district attorney, Sacramento County
  • JoAnn Moffett, Operations manager of Cunningham Engineering
  • Sean O’Brien, Financial advisor at Merrill Lynch
  • Mark Otero, Co-founder and CEO, KlickNation
  • Brett Owens, Co-founder and CEO of Chrometa
  • Cyril Shah, Managing director of The Shah Group
  • Rhonda Staley-Brooks, President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Sacramento
  • B.J. Susich, Attorney with Boutin Jones
  • Darrell Teat, Special assistant at Nehemiah Corp. of America
  • Kara Ueda, Partner at Best Best & Krieger
  • Melissa Washington, Executive director of Active Job Seekers of America
  • Vajra Watson, Director of research and policy for equity at UC Davis School of Education
  • Callista Wengler, Marketing director of Paragary Restaurant
  • Brian Whitmore, Associate principal of Williams + Paddon Architects
  • Susan Willson, Development director of Placer County SPCA
  • Ardie Zahedani, Principal of RCH Group

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