On August 1, the 13th Annual Nashville Emerging Leader Awards (NELAs), presented by Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and YP Nashville, recognized the 14 industry winners from the 70 finalists announced bacck in May. A committee comprising industry experts, community leaders and past NELA recipients within each industry selected finalists from a pool of more than 900 nominees based on their professional achievements, demonstrated leadership and community impact. Thirteen of the finalists were YLC alumni with two being named winners last night. Congratulations to David Wells (Class 61) with Woodmont Investment Counsel in the Financial Services category and Ashley Northington (Class 62) with DENOR Brands + Public Relations in the Government and Public Affairs category. Read more about David and Ashley here.

David Wells (Class 61)

Ashley Northington (Class 62)