Cogo has been chosen among 650 nominated persons. This is an annual election of the journal, which honors individuals from St. Louis who have made impact in the business world before they turned age of 40.
Akif Cogo is assistant director of the Saint Louis University. He founded the non-profit organization St. Louis Bosnians in 2011, whose main aim is humanitarian work, a commitment to local, national, international level, cultural and educational programs for Americans of Bosnian origin, etc. Currently, the St. Louis Bosnians is conducting activities through the web portal, which is also the online database of the Bosnian community in that place, according to St. Louis Business Journal.
The official award presentation will take place on the 18th of February, during a gala dinner at the Chase Park Plaza.