(Listed alphabetically)

These 2008 Forty under 40 nominees, though not winners this year, have proven to be successful young professionals worth keeping an eye on.

Haydn Adams, Nautilus Designs

Kelly Bass, Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce

Nick Caston, Office of Assemblymember Noreen Evans and Keep Napa Napa

Jason Cline, Cline Collision

Lois Codding, Codding Enterprises

Isaac Freed, Solar Power Advocates

Ted Grafe, Andersen & Company LLP

Eric Harrison, United Way

Liz Hartmann, W. Bradley Electric

Jonathan Hebel, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Windsor - Sonoma County and Town Green Enterprises LLC

Cassie Johnson, Delphiteam.com/inc.

Scott Kincaid, First Community Bank

Greg Kovacevich, Vineyard Ops

Justin Kurland, Mill Valley Bamboo Flooring and MotoHaven Inc.

Ryan Marruffo, PG&E

Mark McWilliams, Arista Winery

Louis Ponick, Pediatric Dental Initiative

Elizabeth Spotswood, Mountain Play Association

Pedro Toledo, Redwood Community Health Coalition

Sarah Walker, E.R. Sawyer Jewelers