Rising Star/Next Gen: Recognizes emerging leaders/next generation leaders who are making an impact in their business and their local
- Di Tran, President/CEO, Di Tran LLC – the Di Tran Enterprise that includes Louisville Beauty Academy LLC, Louisville Institute of Technology, Trans Family Properties LLC and USA, US and Bardstown Road Nails Salons LLCs
- Chelsea Ellis, CEO, Jim Reynolds Asphalt Contractor Inc.
- Terry Hyland, president, Hyland Insurance/AHA Insurance Network
- Christina Searcy, director of client experience, Mira
- Lee Weyland, director, Weyland Ventures