Roswell Millennials Project

This March 2019, we were so excited to really engage with Roswell’s young professionals in meaningful ways. This is how we did it:

10U40 Awards recognizing them | An issue of Roswell Magazine about them | A special event all for them

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Photography by Tracy Hoexter Photography

Click to read how Roswell Millennials are smashing the generational stereotypes and leading us into bright days ahead locally.

Promo Video - 2 minutes - Peek inside 2019 event

Not pictured: Jennifer Peterson


2019 Sponsors

Thank you so much to the local businesses who have partnered with us in the 10U40 inaugural event! We couldn’t do the event, the 10U40 recognitions, the editorial and design and the printing of the special edition of the magazine without their support.

View photos from the Awards Presentation Reception provided by Tracy Hoexter Photography

Inaugural Sponsors


Impact sponsors


Collaborative Sponsors


Bedrock Sponsors


Who Are Millennials?

Individuals who were born between 1981 - 1996, who are today between the ages of 24 and 39.


Why We Are Doing This

Millennials have been ridiculously mischaracterized as lazy and self-absorbed. This couldn’t be further from the truth. This generation has demonstrated it collectively understands the importance of connection and service at a much younger age than the we ever did as Generation X or Boomers. The 10U40 recognitions, themed issue of RM, and special awards event are Roswell Magazine’s way to share with you how inspiring these young professionals are to us.


In order to celebrate, connect with and engage local Millennials, we conceived of a plan:

>AWARDS recognizing them

The 2019 Roswell Magazine 10U40 recognitions are loosely modeled after Atlanta Business Chronicle’s annual ‘40 Under 40’ honors. We accepted nominations of high-achieving individuals under the age of 40 who lived and/or worked in Roswell. From these nominations, a panel of 4 judges determined the final 10, who were deemed 2019 top 10U40 (announced to the press and through social media on 3/5/2019.) The 10 received a lot of local, professional exposure and were celebrated at an awards cocktail reception on March 21, 2019. View Photos from the Event by Tracy Hoexter Photography

View Top 10U40 Winners

> issue of Roswell MAGAZINE About Them (<click)

ALL ABOUT THEM - We love Millennials; so we like to mess with them by using cliches inaccurately attributed to their generation. “All About Them” is an issue of Roswell Magazine devoted to covering young local professionals who are making impacts professionally or personally in our community. Issue #24 of RM (publishes March 12) is our “Young Professionals” issue> A special event for them.


150 guests -- including the top 10 (view the winners bios), their guests/spouses, the rest of the nominees, sponsors, select community leaders and business owners, as well as other select professional ‘under 40’ Millennials in Roswell - attended a celebratory cocktail (invitation only) reception from 5 - 8pm on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Naylor Hall at 1121 Canton Street catered by Talk of the Town and flowers by Blooming Hites Floral Boutique. {#10U40, #roswell10} - We honored Friends of Mimosa Hall and to Gigi’s Playhouse at this event with podium time and are presenting donations to each of them in April.

Photos from the 10U40 Awards Reception by Tracy Hoexter Photography

Photo Album - March 21, 2019

Event Program


If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
— John Quincy Adams

Sponsors & Partners 411


Let’s Celebrate Our Next Generation of Local Leaders

When you learn, teach. When you get, give.
— Maya Angelou

Dates, Links & Reminders


Due by January 31, 2019
We accept nominations for fabulous Roswell individuals under 40 years of age.


Due by February 15, 2019
Applications need to be thoroughly completed by the nominee and returned by February 15, 2019.


March 5, 2019
We will announce the top ten on March 5th through our social media channels, a press release to local and regional press and on our website — via: @roswellmagazine on FB and IG and Tw.


March 21, 2019
The main event on March 21, 2019 at Naylor Hall from 5 to 8pm with up to 150 local young professionals.


The 2019 winners will be invited to gather for breakfast in late April 2019 to discuss ways to encourage others through their leadership how rewarding and important service to one’s own local community can be.