Ancon’s Eric Jensen Receives 40 Under 40 Recognition

May 23, 2019-Elkhart, IN-Northern Indiana Events Center

We are proud to recognize Eric Jensen for his selection for the 2019 40 under 40 award.  Michiana Forty under 40 shines the spotlight on 40 of the region’s most talented and dedicated young executives, professionals and leaders who demonstrate career success and community engagement, all before the age of 40. The 2019 class will see its 500th honoree and more! 2019 marks the program’s 13th year. This program is an annual collaborative effort between the South Bend Regional Chamber, Young Professionals Network South Bend as well as other partners and chambers in the Michiana region.


  • Initiative and dedication in pursuing their career
  • Proven success and achievement in their job/career
  • Investment in and service to others through their involvement in civic, charitable and/or religious organizations
  • Passion for their community, giving back because of that passion
  • Under the age of 40 on May 23, 2019
  • Live and work in Michiana (LaPorte, St. Joseph, Elkhart, Starke & Marshall counties in Indiana; and Cass & Berrien counties in Michigan)
  • Lived in the Michiana region (LaPorte, St. Joseph, Elkhart, Starke & Marshall counties in Indiana; and Cass & Berrien counties in Michigan) for a minimum of two years
  • Nominees may be eligible in these and other industry sectors: education, health care, business/professional, social services/not-for-profit, government/public service, financial services, attorney

Eric became a licensed architect at the age of 26, becoming one of the youngest licensed architects in the State of Indiana and in the Michiana region.  During his work at Ancon Construction, he’s overseen many familiar projects include the new Potawatomi Zoo entry building and the United Way South East Community Center.  The best advice he’s been given is, “Be authentic, be genuine, be YOU”.

We are thrilled for Eric to receive this highly earned recognition.  Eric joins Ryan Kring, Matt VanSoest, Rhett Fisher and Cullen Stanger as other past recipients of the award that work at Ancon Construction.  Congratulations from all of us here at Ancon Construction.

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