(Listed alphabetically)

These 2009 Forty under 40 nominees, though not winners this year, have proven to be successful young professionals worth keeping an eye on.

Suzanne Babb, Beyers Costin

Kadin Blonski, Lanahan & Reilley

Lois Codding, Codding Enterprises

Geoff Coleman, Carlenzoli and Associates

Dominic Foppoli, Foppoli Wines

Keri Hanson, Sonoma County Tourism Bureau

Steve Jannicelli, Moss Adams

Justin Kurland, Mill Valley Bamboo Flooring and MotoHaven Inc.

Jana McClelland, McClelland Dairy

Timothy McGaughey, Baldwin McGaughey & Company CPAs

Michael Ricioli, Moss Adams

Ylisa Sanford Seymour, Sanford Jigalin & Seymour

Nathan Stults, Health Services Integration

Minna Vitali, Coordinated Project Installations

Rich Vitali, Coordinated Project Installations