Tribute to Lawrence Cunninghamby Former Representative Tom Latham
Posted on 2013-03-05
in the house of representatives
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Mr. LATHAM. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate and recognize
Lawrence Cunningham for being named a 2013 Forty Under 40 honoree by
the award-winning central Iowa publication, Business Record.
Since 2000, Business Record has undertaken an exhaustive annual review to identify a standout group of young leaders in the Greater Des Moines area who are making an impact in their communities and their careers. Each year, forty up-and-coming community and business leaders under 40 years of age are selected for this prestigious distinction, which is based on a combined criteria of community involvement and success in their chosen career field. The 2013 class of Forty Under 40 honorees join an impressive roster of 560 business leaders and growing.
Lawrence Cunningham is the Director of Business Development at Catchfire Media, where he is responsible for adding $2 million a year in new business. Outside of his career, Mr. Cunningham is heavily involved with a number of young professional organizations across the state. Lawrence resides in Urbandale with his wife Brandy and their two-year-old son Asher. In both facets of his life, Lawrence is an example of hard work and service that our state can be proud of.
Mr. Speaker, it is a profound honor to represent leaders like Lawrence in the United States Congress and it is with great pride that I recognize and applaud Mr. Cunningham for utilizing his talents to better both his community and the great state of Iowa. I invite my colleagues in the House to join me in congratulating Lawrence on receiving this esteemed designation, thanking those at Business Record for their great work, and wishing each member of the 2013 Forty Under 40 class continued success.