20 in Their 20s


They’re young, resilient and ready to move their businesses forward as the pandemic recedes. Meet the entrepreneurs who comprise this year’s class of talent to watch.

20 in Their 20s: Entrepreneurs and Rising Stars of LA’s Business Community

Manny Adler

  Manny Adler, Manager, Music Strategy and Programming, Snap Inc.

Akin Aliu

  Akin Aliu, Agent, Creative Artists Agency

Victoria Brodsky

  Victoria Brodsky, Founder and Chief Executive, DrinkLyte Co.

Mai Bui

  Mai Bui, Founder and Chief Executive, Quarter20

John Dalsey

  John Dalsey, Co-Founder, Nectar Hard Seltzer

Nicole Emrani Green

  Nicole Emrani Green, Co-Founder and Chief Executive, Givingli Inc.

Jackson Foster

  Jackson Foster, Founder and Chief Executive, Edily

Mitchella Gilbert

  Mitchella Gilbert, Co-Founder and Chief Executive, Oya Femtech Apparel Inc.

Douglas Hanly

  Douglas Hanly, Chief Investment Officer, Emerald Necklace Investments

Michael Naber

  Michael Naber, Chief Executive, Simerse

Colton Pace

  Colton Pace, Co-Founder and Chief Executive, RealAppeal Technology Solutions Inc.

Evan Quinn and George Youmans

  Evan Quinn, Chief Executive, and George Youmans, Chief Revenue Officer, Hiyo Inc.

Emily Smith

  Emily Smith, Founder and Chief Executive, Nufyx Inc.

William Stringer

  William Stringer, Co-Founder and Chief Executive, Chisos Capital Management

Michael Vilardo

  Michael Vilardo, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Emile Learning Inc.

Ryan Wengert

  Ryan G. Wengert, Associate, CBRE Group Inc.

Lauren Yen

  Lauren Yen, Chief Executive, Frontida Records

Anthony Zhang

  Anthony Zhang, Chief Executive, Vinovest Inc.

Simone Zienna

  Simone Zienna, Co-Founder, Meta Nutrition

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