Mike Sipple Jr. Honored to be a 2013 Cincinnati Business Courier Forty Under 40

Forty Under 40Mike Sipple Jr. Honored to be a 2013 Cincinnati Business Courier Forty Under 40

Centennial, Inc., a leading privately held executive search and talent strategy firm is honored to announce that President Mike Sipple Jr., was named in a prestigious group of individuals and selected to receive the Cincinnati Business Courier’s Forty Under 40 award for 2013.  This is a very impressive honor with more than 500 nominations and 230 unique nominations.  Forty Under 40 recognizes Greater Cincinnati’s next generation of young leaders and innovators who have already made a mark professionally and in the community.

Barbara Johnson, Associate Vice President of Investments at Wells Fargo Advisors nominated Mike Sipple, Jr. for this award because, “Mike’s passion is contagious as his is energy and desire to help others succeed.  Mature and energetic, Mike’s level of commitment and involvement in the community is inspiring.”

This award’s emphasis goes toward individuals who are making a difference in business and the community through leadership and potential leadership.

“We are proud of Mike’s impact in our community and this is a pinnacle award for a great first 13 years of his career.  Forty Under 40 is a tremendous career accomplishment and this and other awards received are simply because of the dedication he has for business, our community, our company and his family.” ~Mike Sipple, Sr., CEO of Centennial, Inc. and proud dad

Mike has dedicated his professional and personal life to the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky community and we are proud to have him as the next generation leadership at Centennial.  Currently he holds leadership positions and is involved in several organizations that impact our region such as the Northern Kentucky Chamber – Board of Directors & Annual Campaign Steering Committee, ACG Cincinnati – Board of Directors, Cincinnati Ballet – 50th Anniversary Committee, Dan Beard Council Boy Scouts of America – Trailblazer Nominating Committee, Professional Leadership Network – Board of Advisors, Goering Center for Family and Privately Held Business, Cincinnati Symphony – Corporate Committee, and he and his wife recently joined the United Way Tocqueville Society.

Mike shared that growing up with parents who strive to make a difference in the lives of others is what has motivated him to be so focused on our community.  This focus is embedded in the mission and culture of Centennial.

“In the mission statement of our organization it states, ‘As a result, we make a significant difference in the lives of our clients, our team, our families and our community’ and this is embedded in the way I think, believe and behave.  I am greatly honored, humbled and blessed to have had great mentors, coaches and advisors who have encouraged and pushed me to focus on others and the impact we have on others. I am so appreciative of receiving this honor and being a part of an amazing Forty Under 40 alumni! The Cincinnati Tri-State area is an amazing community in which to live, work and play, and it is only getting better! May the next class be as inspired to help pave the way for the future of our region.” –Mike Sipple Jr.

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