Top "40-Under-Forty" Selected By Black Business Magazine
As The Region's Finest Young Achievers
New York, NY, May 16, 2003 - The Network Journal (TNJ), a New York
City-based magazine that focuses on African-American professionals and small
business news has completed selections for its year 2003 top achievers who
will be honored at the sixth annual "40-Under-Forty" Awards Program.
Included among the honorees is Ricardo A. Reyes, President / CEO at
International Transport Solutions Express, Inc. located in Long Island City,
The semi-formal event will be held on Thursday, June 19th at Columbia
University located at 2920 Broadway (at 116th Street) in New York City from
7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Tickets are $85 if purchased by June 7 and $100
thereafter, should there be any available at the door as the program sells
out each year.
The recognition event is a one of a kind in the area and profiles 40
individuals, all under the age of 40, who have achieved significant levels of
success and made substantial contributions in their careers and to their
communities. The 40 achievers will also be profiled in the special June
issue of the magazine.
The official list of honorees represents an influential roster of African
American entrepreneurs and business persons from around the region and
includes Sonia D. Armstead, Senior Producer of Fox 5 - Good Day New York;
Dept. of TV Thirteen/WNET; Kevin B. Hailstock, Partner/Chief Operating
Manager of Web Emerse; Beatrice A. Hamza, Associate of Hughes Hubbard & Reed
LLP; Taniella Jo Harrison, Executive Director of Tri-County Home Nursing
Service; Seni Hazzan, CEO of J.I.L. LLC; Robert V. Jones, Staff Director,
Electronic Communications of IEEE; Christopher Mack, Chief Creative Officer
of Niles Communication Group, Inc.; J. Alexander Martin, Executive Vice
President of FUBU The Collection; Onida Coward Mayers, Executive Director of
Brooklyn Community Access Television (BCAT); Dawn Elizabeth McNeil M.D.,
Medical Officer of Food & Drug Administration; Carlisle Paul, Field
Representative of NYC Carpenters - Labor Management; Mike Paul, President of
MGP & Associates PR; Angel R. Potter CPA, CEO of Apowerment Financial Inc.;
Morris L. Reid, Founding Partner/Managing Director of Westin Rinehart;
Ricardo A. Reyes, President / CEO of International Transport Solutions
Express, Inc; Wayne Roye, Vice President of TROI.NET; Bernadith A. Russell,
M.D., OB/GYN at Long Island College Hospital; Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz,
Researcher at New York University; Leisa M. Smith, Partner of
Fitzpatrick,Cella,Harper & Scinto LLP; Tracey Salmon Smith, Of Counsel for
Sills Cummis Radin Tischman Epstein & Gross, PC; Jameel Haasan Spencer,
President of Blue Flame Marketing & Advertising; Dina D. Strachan, M.D. of
Tribeca Skin Center; Kenneth P. Thomson, Founding Partner of Thompson Wigdor
& Gilly, LLP; Terence D. Tolbert, Chief of Staff for NYS Assemblyman, Keith
Wright; LeJuano P. Varnell, Investment Officer of Fleet Development Ventures;
Lena L. West, Founder & CEO of XynoMedia Development; James C. Woodley, AVP/
Dir. Of Training at AXA Advisors and Clarence Wooten Jr., Principal of
Wooten Ventures LLC.
Debert C. Cook, CMP
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