The 2020 Alliance Young Professionals Under 40 Awards




The Alliance is in search of the top young professionals under 40 in the family wealth industry. This program will honor the industry's rising stars who have demonstrated success in their careers and made significant contributions to the industry.

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  • Career-long connections with a peer network of recipients
  • Invitation to the Young Professionals awards gathering at the Alliance Fall Forum on October 21st, 2020
  • Recognition at the annual Fall Forum (Winners will receive a discounted registration fee to attend.)
  • Individual profile on the Alliance website
  • Opportunity to submit thought leadership to The Alliance for online distribution in 2021

Eligibility Requirements

Nominees should be established professional leaders with a strong record of innovation and outstanding performance. Additional requirements include:

  • Nominees must be under the age of 40 as of January 1, 2020
  • Nominees must be employed at an established or aspiring family wealth firm
  • Nominations must be supported by the nominee's President/CEO, their direct supervisor, or an Alliance member
  • Nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. ET on May 31, 2020

Judging Process

A panel of third-party judges will review the nominations and select the 2020 honorees. Winners will be recognized at an awards lunch and meeting during the annual Alliance Fall Forum on October 21st, 2020. All nominees and winners are invited to the awards gathering; however, winners are not required to attend in order to receive their award.

  Multiple nominees from the same organization may be submitted. Neither nominators nor nominees are required to be current members of The Alliance.


Applications must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. ET on May 31, 2020. Self-nominations are welcome but must be accompanied by a statement of support as described below. Participation is free; however, there is a registration fee to attend the optional October 21st awards gathering. Only complete applications will be considered. The application includes:

  • Nominee information, including a short bio or CV
  • Nominator information, if applicable
  • Statement of support from your firm’s President/CEO, your direct supervisor, or an Alliance member
  • A short Young Professionals Survey
  • Nominee headshot (300 dpi)

Please click here to submit your application. 



For questions regarding the program or application process, please contact:

Brooke Morimoto
Director of Strategic Programs

312.248.8820, ext. 702