What: The Houston Apartment Association's inaugural 40 Under 40 Gala.
Where: The Crystal Ballroom at The Rice.
The 411: With the city's booming population and unprecedented growth in the apartment business, what better time to recognize upcoming movers and shakers in the apartment industry. More than 250 turned out to celebrate this diverse group of accomplished young pros in the field.
The evening followed a Moroccan theme with special touches such as Ashu's Henna Art providing henna tattoos and mentalist Aaron Brown and fortune teller Joelle expounding on the bright futures of guests. Frost 321 provided frozen bellinis and frozen cocktails for the thirsty after-work throng. Cort Furniture Rental, represented by Jennifer Devine, was event sponsor.
Who: Among honorees on hand were Karen Canales, Vi Lewis, Telisia Amaning, John Dang, Carina Bryars, Chris Palacios and Veronica "Vee" Mier.