Future 15

The Future 15 is an awards program recognizing 15 outstanding and upcoming young professionals in the Muskegon Lakeshore region. Those recognized excel both within their place of employment and in the service they provide to the community. The 2021 Future 15 recognition and celebration event will be held at The Deck on Thursday, August 12 from 4:30-6:30pm.

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This year’s Future 15 emerging young leaders are:

  • 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 Jonas, Muskegon County Prosecutor’s Office
  • Sharonda Carson, City of Muskegon
  • Tonya Pell, Michigan State University Extension

Past Recipients


  • Ana Olson
  • Andrew Fountain
  • Angelita Valdez
  • Bill Bailey
  • Brandon Davis
  • Dominique Bunker
  • Ebony Davis
  • Jillian Nowak-Meloche
  • Keria Shineldecker
  • Marquis Childers
  • Michael Brower
  • Mickey Wallace
  • Ryan Bryker
  • Samantha Ferguson
  • Stephanie Callow


  • Amanda Barnhill
  • Bobby Fisher
  • Brennen Gorman
  • Brian Olian
  • Erica Sandford
  • Holly Schroeder
  • Jacqui Robinson
  • Jamie Sutton
  • Jenni Griswold
  • Kiara Scott
  • LaShaun Turner
  • Mikaela Taylor
  • Natasha Heykoop
  • Tacitus Bailey-Yabani
  • Marc VanderStelt

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