ADVISORY, Feb. 1, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) --
What: Jill Kaplan, Publisher of Crain's New York Business will preside over the closing bell to celebrate the 2007 Crain's Forty Under Forty. Each year Crain's New York Business selects 40 outstanding individuals, who have made a major impact in their respective industries before the age of 40. Christopher R. Concannon Executive Vice President, Transaction Services for The NASDAQ Stock Market has been selected among the 2007 "40 Under 40" and will join Ms. Kaplan for the closing bell ceremony along with other New York business stars. As head of Transaction Services, Mr. Concannon oversees The NASDAQ Stock Market's trading business. Mr. Concannon received a B.A. from the Catholic University of America in 1989, an M.B.A. from St. John's University in 1991, and a J.D. from the Columbus School of Law, the Catholic University of America in 1994. He is a member of the New York Bar, New Jersey Bar and the District of Columbia Bar. 2007 Forty Under Forty Include: -- Helen Allen, 34, founder and director of the New Art Fair, ART(212); and the PULSE contemporary art fairs in New York and Miami -- Andrea Batista Schlesinger, 29, executive director, Drum Major Institute for Public Policy -- Daniel Bernard Roumain, 34, music director, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Co. -- Jason Binn, 39, founder and CEO, Niche Media Holdings -- Angela Burt-Murray, 37, editor-in-chief of ESSENCE Magazine -- Sarah Caddick, 38, executive director, Columbia University's Center for Neuroscience Initiatives -- Nicholas Cagliuso, 32, coordinator of emergency preparedness for the New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System -- Wendy Cai, 32, director, Deloitte & Touche USA -- Maurice Coleman, 39, senior vice president, New York Market Executive, Bank Of America -- Chris Concannon, 39, head of trading services at the Nasdaq Stock Market -- Janine DiGioacchino, 37, general manager of Madame Tussauds New York -- Michael Duda, 35, partner, director of business development and corporate initiatives, Deustche Inc. -- Adam Epstein, 32, president and CEO, Adam Epstein Productions -- Jason Finger, 35, founder/CEO SeamlessWeb.com -- Neal Goldman, 36, chairman and CEO, Inform Technologies, LLC -- Mark Gordon, 39, managing director of Sonnenblick Goldman -- Matthew Greitzer, 29, director of search marketing, Avenue A / Razorfish -- Eric Heaton, 39, co-head of the U.S. Financial Institutions Group, Merrill Lynch -- Scott Heiferman, 35, CEO of Meetup.com -- Kenny Lau, 29, founder/owner, Rickshaw Dumpling Bar -- Adrienne Lazarus, 38, president of Ann Taylor stores -- Bryan Leach, 35, senior vice president, Urban Music, J Records and President, Polo Grounds Music -- Dany Levy, 34, founder and editor-in-chief of Daily Candy -- Sarah Lindman, 37, vice president production/programming, The N -- Andrew Mathias, 33, chief investment officer at SL Green -- Crystal McCrary Anthony, 36, author, lawyer, executive film and television producer -- Merry Miller, 36, vice president, The Learning Annex -- Sara Mirsky, 38, development director, Leviev Boymelgreen -- Rohan Oza, 35, senior vice president, marketing, Glaceau -- Michele Penzer 38, partner, global executive committee member, Latham & Watkins -- Laurel Pickering, 39, executive director, New York business Group on Health -- Jessica Pincomb, 32, business and marketing officer for New York Metro District, Microsoft Corp. -- Jefrey Pollock, 35, president of the Global Strategy Group -- Maite Quinn, 33, managing director, Sprint Recycling -- Felix Sencion, 38, founder and CEO, the Mundial Group -- Joel Simon, 39, CEO/Founder, JSM Music -- Ryan Slack, 34, CEO, PropertyShark.com -- Elizabeth Weymouth, 38, managing director and Head Of The U.S. Northeast Investment Business, JP Morgan Private Bank -- Amira Yunis, 36, principal, Newmark Knight Frank Retail -- Steven Zeng, 39, vice president, corporate development HIP Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Friday, February 2, 2007 at 4 p.m. ET Contacts: Jill Bottomley Marketing Coordinator Crain's New York Business 212-210-0282 NASDAQ MarketSite: Silvia Davi; 646.441.5014 Silvia.Davi@nasdaq.com
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About Crain's 2007 Forty Under Forty:
Each year Crain's New York Business selects 40 outstanding individuals, who have made a major impact in their respective industries before the age of 40. Former winners include professional actors and athletes, presidents and CEOs of major Fortune 500 companies, and high ranking political figures. Crain's calls these rising stars "The Top 40 Under 40."
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