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 2014 40 Under 40

Congratulations to the 40 Under 40 class of 2014! These prominent graduates have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors. They have demonstrated dedication to the University of Georgia and its mission of teaching, research and service.


Class Year



David W. Adams JD '02 Atlanta, GA Partner
Stites & Harbison, PLLC
Deann Akins-Lewenthal, Ph.D. BSA '02
MS '05
PHD '08
Omaha, NE Principal Food Safety Specialist
ConAgra Foods
Silvije Barisic MBA '04 Atlanta, GA Founder and CEO
FotoIN Mobile Corporation
Bakari Brock BBA '01 San Francisco, CA Director of Business Development
Lyft, Inc.
Darigg Brown, Ph.D. BSEH '00 Tucker, GA Research Public Health Analyst
RTI International
Mark Butler BBA '02 Atlanta, GA Founder/President
CXO Staffing, Inc.

Pay It Forward Atlanta
Toby Carr BSAE '01
BBA '01
Atlanta, GA Director of Planning
Georgia Department of Transportation
Ashley Diamond BBA '06 Geneva, Switzerland Global E-Commerce Leader
Procter & Gamble
Tiffany Parr Fowles, Dr.P.H. DRPH '13 Mableton, GA Senior Manager, Office of Epidemiology Child Health and WIC Programs
Georgia Department of Public Health
Rachel Harper Fox ABJ '97 Pasadena, CA Director of Communications, Disney Channels Worldwide
The Walt Disney Company
Bynikini Frazier BSED '08 Savannah, GA First Grade Teacher
Hodge Elementary School
Evangeline George AB '08 Washington, D.C. Deputy Communications Director
U.S. House of Representatives, Office of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
Lindsey Harper BSFCS '99 New York, NY Owner
Lindsey Coral Harper Interior Design
Danielle Hosker AB '01 Atlanta, GA Founder/CEO
Dancefx, Inc.

Antage Bleu & Baby Bleu
Christy Hulsey ABJ '98 Statesboro, GA Owner/Creative Director
Colonial House of Flowers
Laura Jalbert BSW '99
MSW '00
Tucker, GA Owner/Clinical Director
Mindful Transitions, LLC
Burt Jones AB '04 Jackson, GA President
JP Capital & Insurance
Turmel Kindred BBA '02 Odenton, MD Inspector General
U.S. Army
Brian Kulbersh, M.D. BS '01 Mountain Brook, AL Pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon
Children's Hospital of Alabama
David Mowery ABJ '99 Montgomery, AL Founder/President
Mowery Consulting Group, LLC
Eric NeSmith ABJ '02 Athens, GA Vice President of Business Development
Community Newspapers, Inc.
Mai-Lise Nguyen BBA '05 Basel, Switzerland International Communications Manager, Neuroscience
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd
Kameko Nichols BS '02
AB '02
Washington, D.C. Partnership Director
Riders for Health
Jon Ostenson BBA '02
MBA '06
Atlanta, GA Vice President of Sales
Carter's/OshKosh B'gosh
Jon Pannell BBA '00 Savannah, GA Partner
Gray Pannell & Woodward
Michael Patrick BBA '03 Atlanta, GA Vice President, Capital Markets
Carroll Organization
Godfrey Powell BBA '00 Berkeley, CA Team Lead, Business Development & Partnerships
Samsung Electronics
Elaine Reyes ABJ '97 Washington, D.C. International News Anchor
CCTV America
Matthew Sawhill BBA '01 Smyrna, GA Managing Director of External Affairs
AGL Resources
Jared Schmidt BBA '04 New York, NY Vice President
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Chad Schmiedt, D.V.M. DVM '00 Hull, GA Associate Professor of Soft Tissue Surgery
University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
Aleisha Gomes Swartz, D.V.M. DVM '02 Honolulu, HI Chief Veterinarian
Hawaiian Humane Society
Lisa Taylor JD '01 Silver Spring, MD Civil Rights Attorney
Department of Justice
Ryan Teague JD '03 Atlanta, GA Executive Counsel
Office of the Governor of Georgia
Robert Thomson AB '02 Clarksville, TN Major, Special Forces/Green Beret
U.S. Army
Tracey Thomson ABJ '00 Studio City, CA Co-Head Writer, The Young & The Restless
Shannon Wallace AB '99
JD '02
Woodstock, GA District Attorney
Cherokee County
Eric Wearne MA '02 Suwanee, GA Assistant Professor
Georgia Gwinnett College School of Education
Trey Wood BBA '08 Gainesville, GA Partner/Vice President
Turner, Wood & Smith Insurance Agency
Jody Young AB '99 Atlanta, GA Founding Principal Partner
Atlanta Capital Group
Thank you to our Affinity Partners
Bank of America
Marsh Liberty Mutual