Muskegon’s Future 15 Young Professionals Announced

submitted by the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce

Fifteen of the Muskegon Lakeshore’s up and coming young professionals are being recognized by the business community. Future 15 is an annual recognition from the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce in partnership with JCI Greater Muskegon and WGVU Public Media. These individuals contribute to the growth and success of their company/organization and are making a positive impact along the Muskegon Lakeshore.

“The next generation of professionals are becoming more influential in our community and it is important now, more than ever to welcome these up and coming leaders. We have a great group of individuals to celebrate this year who have helped make contributions to the area’s economy and quality of life,” said Cindy Larsen, Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce president. “In addition to being recognized, all of our Future 15 recipients will receive a $100 gift certificate towards the Muskegon in Focus Leadership program.”

A selection committee, consisting of young professionals that were among past Future 15 award recipients, gathered to determine who this year’s Future 15 would be. After careful review of the nominations, this year’s Future 15 emerging young leaders are the following:

Amber Mae Petersen, The Fish Monger’s Wife
Andre Williams, New Jerusalem Church
Bethany Jean Brown, Resilience Health and Wellness / State of Michigan Health and Human Services
Brianna MacPherson, HealthWest
Christina Robison, Sei Bella Tattoo / Spirit 33
Cody Wasilchenko, Burl & Sprig
Daniel Bonner, Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park / Yoga with Dan
Jamar Ragland, Muskegon Community College
Kelly Krispin, Manpower
Kumasi Mack, Tyson Foods
MaryAnn Winsemius, Cannon Muskegon
Norman Young, Muskegon Intermediate School District
Samantha Jones, Muskegon County Prosecutor’s Office
Sharonda Carson, City of Muskegon
Tonya Pell, Michigan State University Extension

The 15 finalists will be recognized at a Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce member event on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at The Deck. Additional information for the Future 15 awards is available on online at or you can contact the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce at 231-722-3751.