Henry “Hoby” Wedler, an organic chemistry graduate student at the University of California, Davis, and host of Francis Ford Coppola Winery’s Tasting in the Dark experience, has been named one of Sacramento's 40 Under 40 for 2016.
The award is just the latest of a series of honors that Wedler has received in the past few years. In addition to being the keynote speaker at the 2016 Graduate Studies Commencement Ceremony, Wedler was named one of Forbes' 30 Under 30 and was honored by the White House as a "Champion for Change" in 2012.
The Sacramento Business Journal honors individuals under 40 who work in Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer or Yolo counties for their outstanding professional accomplishments and community involvement annually. An award ceremony for this year's honorees will take place on Friday, November 18 at Track 7 Brewing in Natomas.
To learn more about Hoby, his accomplishments, and his experience as a UC Davis graduate student, check out his Graduate Studies student spotlight.