The Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that nominees are currently being sought for the 2023 Top 10 in 10 Young Professionals recognition program.  The Top 10 in 10 ‘Young Professionals to Watch’ initiative is designed to cultivate and showcase exceptional Cherokee County young professionals.  Coordinated by the Cherokee County Chamber, in partnership with Enjoy Cherokee Magazine, this recognition program focuses on Cherokee County residents between the ages of 20-40 who are considered to be Cherokee County’s potential future leaders.

Do you know a 20-40-year-old rising professional residing in Cherokee County who is an up-and-coming leader?  Do they have their sights on where they want to be in the next five to ten years?  Perhaps that person is you.  Judging criteria includes professional goals, volunteer/community activities as well as past professional achievements and awards.

Those chosen for this recognition will be recognized at the Chamber’s Good Morning Cherokee breakfast held on the first Thursday in June and featured in the July/August issue of Enjoy Cherokee Magazine.  Following review of eligibility requirements, honorees may be nominated for 40 Under 40 recognition programs through the Atlanta Business Chronicle and GeorgiaTrend Magazine.

Rising stars recognized in 2022 as Cherokee County’s next generation of community leaders were Sandi Harrison, Sarah Bowen, Bethany Watson, Marcie Smith, Brady Cornelison, Rajpal Sagoo, Jacob Sluder, Alyssa Rumsey Sheehan, Andy Smith, and Kyle Bennett.

Nomination forms are available from the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, 3605 Marietta Highway, Canton, or online at  All nominations must be submitted by 5 PM, Monday, March 20.  For further details and/or a nomination form, please contact the Chamber at 770-345-0400 or email

The mission of the Cherokee County Chamber, a Georgia Certified Chamber of Commerce, is to promote business and the community while expanding the economy and enhancing the quality of life.