Chamber Announces Top 4 Under 40 Finalists

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The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce has chosen the 2023 finalists for the Top 4 Under 40. In its second year, this program recognizes the efforts of young leaders in our community and region.

Nominees are between the ages of 21- 39; are Aberdeen and/or Brown County residents; exemplify the qualities of a true leader; are enroute or have already truly impacted our community and area for the better through their careers & professions, community & civic involvement, personal or philanthropic efforts, etc.; and make our community and region a better place because they’re in it.

The Chamber received a total of 26 completed applications. The Executive Board of the Chamber narrowed candidates down to the top 12 finalists who include: Aaron Smith, Aberdeen Wings; Alexandra Grieben, Dacotah Bank; Ashley Hansen, Sanford Health; Dr. Amy Munsterman-Wills, Legacy Chiropractic; Dr. Blake Heinz, Avera; Fallon Helm, Revive Day Spa; Kerry Konda, Aberdeen School District; Lance Vilhauer, American Bank & Trust; Lucas Bruns, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network; Matt Campbell, My Place Hotels of America; Olaf Hanson, Dacotah Bank; and Tim Hanigan, Banner Engineering.

From these final 12, the top 4 will be selected and revealed at the 2023 ABBY Awards held on September 21, 2023, at the Dakota Event Center. They will also be publicly recognized in the November/December PROGRESS Magazine, social media, website, etc. Each recipient will receive a $250 cash prize.

If you have questions, contact the Chamber at (605) 225-2860 or

About Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce

The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce has been an established, voluntary non-profit membership organization since 1884. As a 501(c)6 corporation, the Chamber supports and speaks for those engaged in business, industry, agriculture, transportation, education, healthcare and private sector enterprises. We seek to make commerce happen through business expansion and attraction, as well as the advocacy efforts that help improve business in our area.