Jared Bell

The Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce board announced its inaugural class of 40 Under Forty members, which includes Shaw Media’s regional news editor Derek Barichello and account executive Jared Bell.

IVAC’s first group of members represents individuals from all across the Illinois Valley and in many different industries. The recipients exemplify a drive to make a positive impact on communities, businesses and organizations, and have a proven track record for both business and community service and involvement.

The group is made up of leaders in education, small business, finance, non-profits, retail, police force, among other arenas.