In This Section

Marquee Sponsor

Bank of America

Affinity Partners

Bank of America

Platinum Sponsors

Frasier & Deeter - CPA's and Advisors

Two Maids

UGA Honors Program

UGA Division of Student Affairs

UGA College of Education

Terry College of Business Institute of Leadership Advancement

The Mabra Firm

Silver Sponsors

Porter, Keadle & Moore

The Georgia Bulldog Club

Red Level Sponsors

Riverbend Environmental

AGL Resources

UGA School of Law

Yvette Daniels
(AB '86, JD '89)

Zeta Psi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

John Wadsworth (BBA '03) of Strawn and Company

The Zeist Foundation

Georgia EMC

Your Pie

CorpTek IT Solutions

Black Level Sponsors

Margaret (BSHE '81, MED '83) and Terry (AB '82) Mathews

Textron, Inc.

The 2013 40 Under 40

Congratulations to the 40 Under 40 class of 2013! These prominent graduates have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors. They've demonstrated dedication to the University of Georgia and its mission of teaching, research and service.


Class Year



Kevin Abernethy AB '99 Atlanta, GA Partner
Hall Booth Smith, P.C.

Georgia State Ethics Commission
Laurie Barron BSED '96 Whitefish, MT Superintendent
Evergreen School District #50
Andy Barrs MFR '02 Athens, GA Managing Partner
Principle Centered Investments
Charlie Bethel BBA '98
JD '01
Dalton, GA Director of Human Resources
J&J Industries, Inc.

State Senator
54th District
Kimberly Black BS '01 New Orleans, LA Transplant Social Worker
Ochsner Health System
Multi-Organ Transplant Institute
Rodney Bullard MBA '12 Lilburn, GA Executive Director
Chick-fil-A Foundation
Travis Canova BBA '05
MACC '05
Columbus, GA Special Agent
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Jason Carter JD '04 Atlanta, GA Attorney
Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP

State Senator
42nd district
Charnetta Colton BS '99 Atlanta, GA Pediatrician
South Atlanta Pediatrics
Jinali Desai PHARMD '07 Marietta, GA Market Health and Wellness Director
Angela Dotson BBA '98
MACC '99
Atlanta, GA Partner
Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP
Kira Fonteneau JD '05 Birmingham, AL Public Defender
Jefferson County Public Defenders Office
Thomas Forsberg BBA '00
MBA '10
Columbus, GA First Vice President
SunTrust Bank
Lindsey Groepper ABJ '01 Indianapolis, IN President
Erin Hames BSED '02 Atlanta, GA Deputy Chief of Staff
Governor Nathan Deal
Nathan Hardeman BBA '05 Quetzaltenango, Guatemala Executive Director
Engadi Ministries International
Brendan K. Hatcher BBA '97 Falls Church, VA Diplomat
State Department
Tosha Hays BSFCS '07 Atlanta, GA Senior Director, Design
Spanx, Inc.
Ron Holt BSA '97 Mountain Brook, AL CEO and Founder
Two Maids & A Mop
Jon Howell BBA '99 Jefferson, GA President & CEO
Georgia Health Care Association
Ashley Jones BS '01 Washington, D.C. Chief of Staff
Congressman John Barrow
Jennifer Jordan JD '01 Atlanta, GA Attorney
The Jordan Firm, LLC
Shunta Jordan BSFCS '98
MED '03
Union City, GA Teacher; Speech & Debate Coach
Pace Academy
R. Patrick Lucas BS '98 Watkinsville, GA Doctor
Hawthorne Medical Associates
Michael Mannina ABJ '04
BBA '04
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Financial Attache to Saudi Arabia
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Jessica McClellan AB '00
JD '03
Washington, D.C. Trial Attorney, Aviation and Admiralty Litigation
United States Department of Justice
Michael McConnell BA '07 Athens, GA Assistant Professor of Aerospace Science & Operations Flight Commander
United States Air Force - AFROTC Detachment 160
Timothy Murphy BBA '96 Norcross, GA Senior Vice President, Finance
Kim Nogi ABJ '09
BMUS '09
Atlanta, GA Publicist
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Robyn Painter AB '98 Decatur, GA Staff Attorney
Georgia Resource Center
Emily Hanson Scofield MS '99 Charlotte, NC Executive Director
U.S. Green Building Council
North Carolina Chapter
Kevin Scott AB '11 Kennesaw, GA Co-Founder
ADDO Institute
Richard Scott BFA '05 Millerton, NY Artist
Richard T. Scott Art
Logan Smalley BSED '06 New York, NY Director of TED Education
TED Conferences
Irving Steel AB '08 Shanghai, China Founder/CEO
Original Life
Mark Anthony Thomas BBA '01 Cambridge, MA Former Director and Publisher
City Limits

Sloan Fellow for Innovation
and Global Leadership
Raegan Tuff PHD '09 Atlanta, GA Senior Public Health Analyst
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Albert Glover Way PHD '08 Atlanta, GA Assistant Professor of History
Kennesaw State University
Padgett "Pat" Wilson AB '96 Atlanta, GA Chief Operating Officer
Georgia Department of
Economic Development
Allen Yee BS '99
JD '03
Atlanta, GA Counsel
The Coca-Cola Company
Thank you to our Affinity Partners
Bank of America
Marsh Liberty Mutual