St. Patrick’s Day wish granted — 40 Under 40 deadline extended

If you got all caught up in preparations for your appropriate St. Patrick’s Day celebration like we did, the 2021 OPE Business 40 Under 40 deadline might have slipped right past you.

If so, we have you covered. The nomination deadline has been extended until this Friday, March 19, so get on your nomination horse and let’s get this inaugural program started with a full field.

Click here to answer these three short questions to nominate your favorite Under 40 dealership employees:

Nominees are to be under 40 years of age as of Jan. 1, 2021, and be employed by an independent servicing OPE dealership. Anyone doing business within the OPE industry can make a nomination, and self-nominations from dealership employees are welcome, too. The questionnaire has been described as relatively painless by folks just like yourself!

The 40 Under 40 program’s goal is to highlight the up-and-coming leaders within the OPE industry and their achievements and hard work. Finalists in the 40 Under 40 will featured in the May issue of OPE Business magazine. Every chosen finalist will be featured with a profile and photo, and we’ll be holding a special 40 Under 40 webinar allowing the industry gets the chance to get to know these young, brilliant leaders.

Click here to submit your nomination for the OPE Business 40 Under 40 program:

Self-nominations are encouraged, as those who do the nominating will not be revealed. With a nomination form and a little luck, you could be Under 40 and famous!

— Dave McMahon, editor, dmcmahon at

OPE Business 40 Under 40


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