Five previous winners of and nominators for North Bay Business Journal's Forty Under 40 awards reflect on the importance of the recognition.

Their recorded comments were shown during the fifth annual Forty Under 40 awards celebration on Thursday, April 21, at Doubletree Hotel in Rohnert Park.

Featured in the video are Clay Angel, M.D., Kaiser Permanente, San Rafael; Efren Carrillo, Sonoma County Board of Supervisors; Al Coppin and Jim Keegan, Keegan & Coppin; and Wyman Smith, Gaw Van Male.

Profiles of the 2011 Forty Under 40 winners will be published in the Business Journal on Monday, April 25.