40-Under-40: Where Are They Now?

Catching up with Brandon Dowdy



Name: Brandon Dowdy

Year Named 40-Under-40: 2012

Current position: ​Director of Development with Meals of Hope 

Career highlights since 40-Under-40: Just returned to Naples from a position with The YMCA of Western Illinois after three years. My time, relationships and experience gained in Naples was valuable as the CEO of an association serving three counties and thousands of families. I had the privilege to work with an amazing board of professionals and community leaders delivering change to the community. 

What did being named 40-Under-40 mean to you? After being named to the 10th anniversary 40-Under-40 class, many new opportunities and relationships were made possible through the networking and exposure. 

What advice do you have for this year's 40-Under-40? Use this opportunity to share your experiences and learn from your peers and as many alum as possible. 

Calling all 40-Under-40 alumni: We want to know what you're up to. Fill out our form here.