The Darien Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce our 40 under 40 winner, Julia Ambrosi of Williams & Company. Julia has been a member of the Chamber Board of Directors, and numerous chamber committees, is a part owner of Williams & Company and has been instrumental in its growth and success. Being a successful young professional requires focus on ones goals, a personal drive to contribute to both the business and the business community, and the commitment to principles for professional conduct. The 40 under 40 Awards are a meaningful way to reward young professionals who are so committed. The future economic growth and development of the state of Connecticut will rely upon energy and foresight of the leaders that reflect the 2012 Fairfield County 40 under 40 Award honorees.
The Keynote speaker multiple Olympic gold-medal winner Donna deVarona held the crowd’s attention reminding everyone of the great strides that have been made in in the 40 years since Title IX was passed. As a double gold medal winning Olympic swimmer, she still did not meet the requirements for a college scholarship because of her lack of a Y chromosome. She said she was happy to see so many female professional winners because over the last forty years, as the business world has made significant strides toward greater equally also.
Chamber member, David’s Soundview Catering provided fabulous appetizers—more than enough to make a meal on!