Gwinnett Young Professionals (GYP) is pleased to announce its 35 Under 35 recipients, which were awarded during THEYPARTY, a high-energy party celebrating the mission behind GYP and the thriving young professionals in our community.

Of those individuals (listed below) Ashim Gupta, Founder of Future Biologics, was highlighted as GYP’s Young Professional of the Year. As a widely respected scientific entrepreneur, this young professional shares a passion for the military and its veterans, serving as Chief Science Officer for Veterans in Pain. He is the Founder and President of Future Biologics located in Lawrenceville, GA. He also serves as the Chief Science Officer for the South Texas Orthopedic Research Institute and as well as the Director of Research & Development for BioIntegrate.

Gupta will receive access to a myriad of opportunities, including one year of free admission to all GYP Connect, Grow, and Impact events, a designated GYP of the Year parking spot at the Gwinnett Chamber, and an invitation to serve on the GYP Advisory Board.

“Gwinnett County is so fortunate to have such influential young professionals in our community who are disruptors, innovators and change-makers,” said Gwinnett Chamber President & CEO Nick Masino. “We are excited to continue to invest in the leaders of tomorrow, today, with our Gwinnett Young Professionals program.”

An initiative of the Gwinnett Chamber, Gwinnett Young Professionals encourages young businesspeople to develop and enhance their leadership skills, exchange ideas, share common interests, learn more about the area’s business community, and engage in the community’s future. GYP is designed for individuals, ages 21 to 35, who are living and/or working in Gwinnett.

To learn more about Gwinnett Young Professionals or its events, visit

Introducing the 2021 35 Under 35 Winners: 

Julian Arias Junior Achievement of Georgia
Sequoia Ayala The Raben Group
Jasmine Billings City of Lawrenceville
Nathan Bohannon Jackson EMC
Queen Booth Stablegold Hospitality
Clayton Cain Cain Injury Law
Megan Carnell City of Sugar Hill
Nury Castro Gwinnett County Government
Domonique Cooper Laundry Lyfe
Malik Cooper OnePlan Solutions
Bill Diehl Thompson, O’Brien, Kemp & Nasuti, PC
Elease Dillard The Student Navigator
Emily Dinu The Antifragile Movement
Homero Gonzalez ULTIM Marketing
Claire Gordon Truist
Ashim Gupta Future Biologics
Mandee Harvey Luckie & Co.
Kaitlin Henre Rock Paper Scissors
Josiah Johnson Boy With a Ball
Kevin Jones Georgia Banking Corporation
Valerie Kinney Rock Paper Scissors
HollyAnne Knight String & Story
Stephanie McDonald Snellville Performing Arts
Brittany Partridge Andersen, Tate & Carr, PC
Amanda Pearch Gwinnett Business RadioX
Kevin Pierannunzi SandStone Insurance Partners
Cole Porter Porter Steel Inc.
Muhammed Sokhna Black Star Resumes
Jessica Stewart Gwinnett County Government
Chris Swinson Rocket IT
Morgan Taylor-Burns Gwinnett Technical College
Tony Tran NDI Maxim Real Estate
Brittany Weaver Georgia Gwinnett College
JT Wu Preface Project
James Yost SignatureFD

Gwinnett Chamber facilities will be under renovation.