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New Class Named in 10 Over the Next Ten Awards

The 10 Over the Next Ten Awards, co-hosted by the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce and Lansing 5:01, honors young professionals who are expected to contribute significantly to the community over the next decade. The 17th year of the annual event produced these outstanding recipients.  

Paul Anderson
At Moneyball Sportswear, Anderson works in e-commerce, enhancing customer engagement and relations. As a Fatherhood Coalition adviser, he organizes events and engages communities. As city of Lansing leisure services advisory board president, he strategically advises on parks and recreation initiatives, optimizes community resources, and raises funds for community centers.  

Mikeyy Austin
Austin is founder and director of OurSpace (517), which produces the Juneteenth celebration in REO Town. OurSpace (517) also supports other organizations by providing event planning, marketing and advertising, video production, fundraising support, and consultation. 

Lisa Barna
Barna is owner of Black Dog Coffee in Eaton Rapids. She and her husband have hosted seven foreign exchange students in their home and have fostered 16 children. She supports the Eaton Rapids Farmers Market and is a member of the Eaton Rapids Rotary and Eaton Rapids Chamber of Commerce.  

Kirsten Feldpausch
As special gifts manager for the Greater Lansing Food Bank, Feldpausch works to secure partners and funding for new programming to better ensure the equitable access of food bank services. Feldpausch is a member of the 2022-2023 Leadership Lansing cohort, the local Association of Fundraising Professionals chapter and is a certified tourism ambassador. 

Andrew Gauthier
The founder and co-owner of Groovy Donuts in Williamston and East Lansing is deeply connected to the community through acts including delivering free doughnuts to teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week and providing weekly donations to Child and Family Charities, Saturday Morning Breakfast Outreach, Punks with Lunch, and others. 

10 people mentioned in the article

Clockwise, starting from top left: Paul Anderson, Mikeyy Austin, Lisa Barna, Kirsten Feldpausch, Andrew Gauthier (and wife, Monica) Amanda Hadley, Ryan Hundt, Myles Johnson, Samantha Le, Jaqueline Rhine

Amanda Hadley
A financial adviser for Full Circle Financial Planning in Lansing, Hadley works primarily with women entrepreneurs, divorcees, working and single moms, and widows. She is involved in a variety of activities in Old Town, Impression 5 Science Center and To Work in Grateful Service. Hadley also organized and hosted the Touch A Truck Family Fun Fest event in June.  

Ryan Hundt
As CEO of the Michigan Works! Association, Hundt leads workforce development boards and agencies that serve thousands of job seekers and employers annually. He is active on the Michigan Economic Developers Association; Michigan Adult, Community and Alternative Education Association; Michigan Apprenticeship Advisory board; and others. 

Myles Johnson
In his first year on the Ingham County Board of Commissioners serving District 5, Johnson has implemented targeted infrastructure improvement initiatives — including securing funding and resources for road maintenance, public transportation and utility services — to address pressing infrastructure gaps in his district. 

Samantha Le
An adviser at Martin Commercial Properties, Le returned home from Chicago in 2020 to be more involved in her community and work to foster economic development in Lansing. She is active in the community by serving as a board member of the Capital City Film Festival and as a table captain for the Ele’s Place Healing Hearts Breakfast. 

Jaqueline Rhine
The sales/leasing agent for Feldman Chevrolet has thrived working in male-dominated industries her entire career. Rhine is a four-time certified top performer as a General Motors Mark of Excellence winner. In 2022, she generated more than $600,000 in sales and was in the top-eight ranking for salespersons in the entire Feldman dealership for the year.